Checking date: 03/05/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Control Engineering I
Bachelor in Industrial Electronics and Automation Engineering (2008 Study Plan) (Plan: 167 - Estudio: 223)

Coordinating teacher: ARMINGOL MORENO, JOSE MARIA

Department assigned to the subject: Systems Engineering and Automation Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


By the end of this content area, students will be able to have: 1. a systematic understanding of the key aspects and concepts of their branch of engineering in control engineering; 2. coherent knowledge of their branch of engineering including some at the forefront of the branch in control engineering; 3. the ability to apply their knowledge and understanding of control engineering to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems using established methods; 4. the ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to develop and realise designs to meet defined and specified requirements; 5. an understanding of design methodologies, and an ability to use them. 6. workshop and laboratory skills. 7. the ability to select and use appropriate equipment, tools and methods; 8. the ability to combine theory and practice to solve control engineering problems; 9. an understanding of applicable techniques and methods in control engineering, and of their limitations;
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Laplace Transform. 2. Modelling of systems: 2.1 Linealization. 2.2 Diagram Blocks. 2.3 Transfer function. 3. Temporal analysis of systems: 3.1 Influence of poles and zero. 3.2 Response to standard signals. 3.3 Systems of first and second order. 4. Frequential analysis of systems: 4.1 Diagram of Bode. 4.2 Design of filters. 5. Introduction to control systems: 5.1 Architectures of control. 5.2 Precision. 5.3 Sensitivity to disturbances. 6. Temporary analysis of feedback systems: 6.1 Root Locus. 7. Frequential analysis of feedback systems: 7.1 Nyquist Diagram. 8. PID Controllers: 8.1 Temporary design of regulators PID. 8.2 Frequential design of regulators PID. 8.3 Empirical adjustment of regulators PID.
Learning activities and methodology
- Skillful classes, classes of resolution of doubts in reduced groups, individual presentations of the students, individual tutorials and personal work of the student; oriented to the theoretical knowledge acquisition (3 credits ECTS). - Practices of laboratory and individual classes of problems in reduced groups, individual tutorials and personal work of the student; oriented to the acquisition of practical abilities related to the program of the subject (3 credits ECTS).
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Basic Bibliography
  • Jacqueline Wilkie & Michael A. Johnson & Reza Katebi. Control Engineering: An Introductory Course. Palgrave Macmillan. 2002
  • K. Ogata. Ingeniería de Control Moderna. Pearson. 2010
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • Charles L. Phillips, John M. Parr, Eve Ann Riskin. Signals, Systems, and Transforms. 2008. Prentice Hall
  • Jesu¿s Fraile Mora Pedro Garci¿a Gutie¿rrez Jesu¿s Fraile Ardanuy. Ingeniería de control. Ibergarceta Publicaciones. 2018
  • R. C. Dorf. Sistemas de Control Moderno. Prentice Hall. 2008
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