Linear Feedback Systems

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Course No: 17.433; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

Concepts of feedback; open loop and closed loop systems. Feedback in electrical and mechanical systems. Mathematical models of systems and linear approximations. Transfer functions of linear systems, block diagrams, and signal flow graphs. Sensitivity, control of transient response, disturbance signals. Time-domain performance: steady state errors, performance indices. Stability related to s-plane location of the roots of the characteristic equation. Routh-Hurwitz criterion. Graphical analysis techniques: root locus, frequency response as polar plot and bode diagrams. Closed-loop frequency response. A control system design project is included in the course.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: 17.324.
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3;

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