ENGR 4308: Automatic Controls

Introduction to automatic control systems; mathematical models of physical systems; block diagrams and signal flow graphs; transient and steady state responses; PID controllers; stability of linear feedback systems; root-locus and Routh's criteria; frequency response methods: polar, Nyquist and Bode plots; stability margins; state-variable formulation. Prerequisites: (EENG 2101 and EENG 3305) or (EENG 3304, MENG 3301 and MATH 3305).