Control Engineering A
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits1 - 2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units2 - 3
Hours & Credits
This course aims to develop an advanced understanding of: Terminology: open and closed loop configurations, block diagrams, dynamic system modelling, transient response, steady state error criterion. System stability: Routh Hurwitz criterion, Root Locus. Frequency response: Nyquist plots, Bode diagrams, Nicholas Charts. Compensation: Lead-lag circuits, minor loops, feed forward and three-term controllers. Sensitivity analysis. Identification techniques.
24 lectures, tutorials as required, practicals as required, design project
DP requirements: Completion of course assignments.
Assessment: Year Mark (10%), June Examination (90%).
Course Entry Requirements: MAM2084S/F, EEE2035F, EEE2038W, EEE2039W.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.