Undergraduate Course

Instructor: Dr Mahdi Alavi

Department of Electrical Engineering

Shahid Bebeshti University

Winter 2019


Review of Dynamical Models

State-space and transfer function models

Linear and nonlinear models


Process Modeling 

Modeling using physics laws

Modeling using Lagrange equation

Modeling using system identification 

Application in mechatronic systems, robotics, thermal systems, tank level control systems, … 

PID controllers

Implementation using (analog and digital) electronics, and pneumatic technology

PID tuning using Ziegler-Nichols, Integral Absolute Error (IAE), Integral Square Error (ISE), Cohen-Coon (CC), … methods

Pneumatic in Automation

Valves and actuators

Pneumatic sequence control

Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)

System structure: Hardware & Software

Ladder Programming 

Statement List Programming  

Evaluation Policy:

Homework: 15%

Midterm: 30%

Final: 50%

Project: 5%


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