Courses Detail Information

ME4610J – Automatic Control


Lei Shao;Jun Zhang

Credits: 3 credits

Pre-requisites: ME3600J Obtained Credit


Feedback control design and analysis for linear dynamic systems with emphasis on mechanical engineering applications; transient and frequency response; root locus, Nyquist and Bode plot; stability; system performance; control modes; state space; digital control; computer methods for simulation of control systems.

Course Topics:

  1. Review of mathematical foundations, modeling, control specifications, PID controllers
  2. Stability
  3. Root locus method
  4. Frequency response method and Nyquist plot
  5. State-space method
  6. Controller design techniques and lead/lag compensation
  7. Digital control
  8. Automatic control laboratory
  9. Computer methods for analysis and simulation of dynamic systems