Study

Computing

Control System Elements

  • Class 45
  • Practice 14
  • Independent work 91
Total 150

Course title

Control System Elements

Lecture type

Elective

Course code

183439

Semester

5

ECTS

5

Lecturers and associates

Course objectives

Temperature, light, ionizing radiation, position, displacement, velocity, acceleration, strain, force pressure, flow, level, humidity, moisture.
Temperature, light, ionizing radiation, position, displacement, velocity, acceleration, strain, force pressure, flow, level, humidity, moisture.
Electromagnetic, electrochemical, biosensors.
Pneumatic transducers; Electric transducers; P/E transmitters; E/P transmitters.
Characteristics of actuators and motors; Pneumatic actuators.
Hydraulic actuators; Control valves.
Electric actuators (DC motors, AC motors, synchronous motors, step motors); Modelling of electric motors.
Midterm exam.
Modelling of electric motors.
Modelling of electric power amplifiers; Static and dynamic characterstics of electromechanical systems.
Control (P, PI, PD, PID) of current, speed and position loops; Cascade control; Synthesis of PI control (technical and symmetrical optimum).
Feedforward control; Characteristics of servo systems; Conditioning of control reference in servo systems.
Load estimation and compensation; Disturbance estimation (load, friction).
Disturbance estimation (load, friction); Adaptive and robust control of servo systems.
Final exam.

Required reading

(.), Elementi sustava automatizacije - Bilješke za predavanja / Control System Elements – Lecture notes; Z. Kovačić, S. Bogdan; Zavod za APR, FER Zagreb.; 2014,
(.), Sensors and Actuators – Control System Instrumentation; Clarence W. de Silva; CRC Press; 2007; ISBN: 9781420044843,
(.), Control Techniques Drives and Controls Handbook; Bill Drury; The Institution of Engineering and Technology, London, UK; 2009; ISBN: 0852967934,
(.), Instrument Engineers' Handbook, Fourth Edition, Volume One; Bela G. Liptak; CRC Press; 2003; ISBN: 1420064029,
(.), Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook, Second Edition; John G. Webster, Halit Eren; CRC Press; 2014; ISBN: 9781439848883

Minimal learning outcomes

  • Identify the basic structures of the management system
  • Understand the static and dynamic characteristics of the elements
  • Understand the standards that apply
  • Apply methods for processing and transmission of measurement signals
  • Understand the similarities and differences of technologically different actuators
  • Apply PI regulator synthesis methods
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