Modern control Engineering

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M.Tech (Design and Precision Engineering)


Elective Courses (Ele)

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State Variable Analysis of Dynamic systems, State Equations, SISO and MIMO Systems. State Model of Physical Systems: Signal flow graphs, Relation between Transfer function and State equation. Time Response: State Transition Matrix, Time response. State variable Feedback: Stability, Controllability and Observability of system. Digital Control Systems: Overview of Z transforms, Stability Analysis in z-plane, Performance Calculation, Root locus, Response Characteristics. State Space model: Discrete equations, State model, Performance computation, Stability analysis. Nonlinear Control Systems: Nonlinear System Behaviors. Continuous and Discontinuous Nonlinearities: Saturation, Dead zone, Absolute Value Detector, Ideal and Practical Relays, Quantization, Hyterisis, Backlash and Friction. Linearization: SISO and MIMO (State Space) Linearised model. Describing Functions-Principle and Methods. Phase Plane Analysis: Principle and Methods. Stability: Lyapunov Direct method, Lyapunov Functions and Applications.


K. Ogata, Modern Control Engineering, Prentice Hall International, NJ.2004 Gene Franklin, Feedback Control of Dynamical Systems, Pearson , 1998 Phillips, Feedback Control Systems, Prentice Hall International, NJ.2000 R C Dorf and R H Bishop, Modern Control Systems, Prentice Hall International, NJ.2001 Burns R.S., Advanced Control Engineering, Butterworth Heinemann, 2001.


Mechanical Engineering

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Dr. Shrikantha S Rao, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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