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Instrumentation and Control

Enrolment code: KNE336

Offered: Hobart: semester 2,

Unit description:

Examples of control systems; solving linear, time-invariant, differential equations; state-space approach to control system analysis. Mathematical modelling of mechanical, electrical and electromechanical systems. Basic industrial controllers including P, I, PI, PD and PID controllers, state variable models.

Transient-response analysis, Routh’s stability criterion, steady-state error analysis, introduction to system optimisation, root-locus plots, root-locus analysis, Bode diagrams, Nyquist stability criterion, stability analysis. Design and compensation techniques.

Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 3 lectures, 1 tutorial, weekly, 13 weeks, 5x3-hr practicals Timetable
Prerequisites KME271  
Corequisites KNE333  
Mutual exclusions AEA306  
Assessment mode 3-hr exam (70%), coursework (30%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Dorf R & Bishop R, Modern Control Systems, Prentice Hall, 2001 Library Catalogue
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Discipline (School) Engineering  
Courses Bachelor of Engineering (See also combined degree)  
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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