Develop fundamentals associated with the analysis, design and simulation of automatic control systems.
Prerequisite knowledge and/or skills:
Linear differential equations with constant coefficients.
Laplace transforms and transfer functions for linear systems.
Elementary matrix manipulations (such as determinant and inverse).
Adequate familiarity with computers and use of various packages; the specific package used in this course is Matlab/Simulink.
Textbook(s) and/or other required material:
Automatic Control Systems, by Benjamin C. Kuo and Farid Golnaraghi (ISBN# 04711347 67), Prentice-Hall.
Target audience: Introductory undergraduate (1st or 2nd year)
Academic institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Materials available: Course outline/syllabus