Courses & Units

Control Systems 2 ENG432

Hobart

Introduction

The unit concentrates on industrial process dynamics and control. The fundamentals of dynamic systems analysis and controller design studied in Control Systems 1 are built upon to include empirical modelling, and enhanced single loop control strategies. Specific topics that will be covered include: introduction to process control, theoretical models of processes, dynamic response characteristics of systems, development of empirical dynamic models from process data, feedback controllers, PID controller design, tuning and troubleshooting, frequency response analysis (Bode diagrams and Nyquist diagrams), and control system design based on frequency response methods (Bode- and Nyquist-inspired techniques).

Summary

Unit name Control Systems 2
Unit code ENG432
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering
Coordinator

Bernardo León de la Barra

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

1. Analyse complex dynamic systems, and develop empirical models from process data.

2. Design controllers in the time and frequency domains.

3. Implement the most common control strategies applied in the process industry.

4. Design, tune and troubleshoot practical implementations of industrial PID controllers.

5. Communicate how relevant applied research may inform the modern practice of process control engineering.

Fees

Domestic

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
039999 $993.0 $993.0 not applicable $2,798.0

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Requisites

Prerequisites

ENG331

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KNE444

Teaching

Assessment

Three major assessments:  2 x laboratory reports (or oral assessment of group work) (20%), project control design project (50%) and 2-hr end of semester exam (30%)

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Textbooks

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