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ECE 461/661: Controls Systems

Modeling and Control of Dynamic Systems

Fall 2017

 

 

ECE 461:  Problems and Solutions

Download and Reference Material

 

 

Instructor:         Jake Glower 

Office               ECE 201A

Phone:              701_231_8068

Email:               Jacob_glower@yahoo.com

Office Hours     Tu/Th 9-10 AM

T.A.                 

 


 

Date

Topic

Video

Homework

M

Aug 21

Holiday!

Download Matlab (link here)

Download SciLab (link here)

HW #1

Solution #1

W

Aug 23

Syllabus

Intro to Ladder Logic

Intro to PLC’s

F

Aug25

Code Composer Workbench

Logic with PLC’s

M

Aug 28

PLCs and State Transition Logic

State Transition Logic

HW #2

Solution #2

W

Aug 30

Timer Blocks

Timers

F

Sep 1

Counter Blocks

Counters

M

Sep 4

Holiday!

 

HW #3

Solution #3

W

Sep 6

For-Next Loops, If-Then Statements

 

F

Sep 8

Analog Inputs & Comparitors

M

Sep 11

Structured Text (ST) Programs

ST:  Intro

Test #1

Take Home

Groups of 1-3 Permitted

W

Sep 13

Q & A  (work on test #1)

ST:  Counters

F

Sep 15

Q & A:  (Work on test #1)

ST:  Timers

M

Sep 18

LaPlace Transforms

 

Video

HW #4

Solution #4

W

Sep 20

1st and 2nd Order Approximations

2nd Order Approx (pdf)

F

Sep 22

Block Diagrams & VisSim

Video

M

Sep 25

State-Space and Canonical Forms

HW #5

Solution #5

W

Sep 27

Career Fair (no class)

F

Sep 29

SciLab and MATLAB

Transfer Functions for Electrical Circuits

Heat Equation

Heat.m

Heat Equation Simulation

M

Oct 2

Transfer Functions for Mass Spring Systems: Wave Equation

Wave.m

Wave Equation Simulation

HW #6

Solution #6

W

Oct 4

Rotational Systems & Gears

Motor Step Response (txt)

F

Oct 6

Error Constants

M

Oct 9

Routh Criteria

HW #7

Solution #7

W

Oct 11

Sketching a Root Locus Plot

Video

F

Oct 13

Root Locus with Repeated & Complex Poles & Zeros

Video

M

Oct 16

Gain Compensation

Video

Test #2

W

Oct 18

Review

F

Oct 20

Test #2

M

Oct 23

Lead Compensation

Video

HW #8

Solution #8

Skip Problem #5

W

Oct 25

PID Compensation

Heat.m

Heat Equation Simulation

F

Oct 27

Meeting Design Specs

 

M

Oct 30

Systems with Delays

 

HW #9

Solution #9

W

Nov 1

Lightly Damped Systems

F

Nov  3

Unstable Poles and Multi-Loop Feedback

 

M

Nov 6

z-transform

 

HW #10

Solution #10

W

Nov 8

Converting G(s) to G(z)

 

F

Nov 10

Holiday!

 

M

Nov 13

Root Locus in the z-Domain

 

HW #11

Change Problem #3 to Ts = 10 seconds

W

Nov 15

PID Compensation in the z-domain

 

F

Nov 17

Meeting Design Specs in the z-plane

 

M

Nov 20

DC Motor Control (room 237)

DCMotor.C

DCMotor.hex

HW 12 pt 1

HW 12 pt 2

W

Nov 22

DC Motor Control (room 237)

F

Nov 24

Holiday!

 

M

Nov 27

Review

 

W

Nov 29

Test #3

F

Dec 1

Bode Plots

Nichols Chart

M

Dec 4

Nichols Charts and Gain Compensation

Nyquist Diagram

W

Dec 6

Gain and Lead Compensation with Bode Plots

F

Dec 8

Meeting Design Specifications

W

Dec 14

Final Exam – 8:00 AM room 123

 

 

 

Stuff we didn’t get to….

LaGrangian Dynamics

Gantry System

Unstable Systems

Nyquist & Inverse Nyquist Diagrams

Lag Compensators

PLC’s:

Functional Blocks:  Counters

Functional Blocks:  Stoplight

Ladder Logic:  Simple I/O

Ladder Logic:  Counters