05LSLLP

A.A. 2023/24

Course Language

Inglese

Course degree

1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Electronic And Communications Engineering (Ingegneria Elettronica E Delle Comunicazioni) - Torino

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ING-INF/04 | 6 | B - Caratterizzanti | Ingegneria dell'automazione |

2021/22

The course will address the fundamentals of dynamical systems analysis and of the design of simple analogic and digital feedback controllers.

The course will address the fundamentals of dynamical systems analysis and of the design of simple analogic and digital feedback controllers.

- Knowledge of the concept of dynamical system together with its mathematical representations such as state equations and transfer functions
- Skill in deriving mathematical models of linear dynamical systems
- Skill in computing the solution of the system state equations
- Skill in evaluating the behaviour of a dynamical system through numeric simulation
- Knowledge of structural properties (stability, reachability, observability) of dynamical systemes
- Skill in studying the structural properties
- Knowledge of the concept of feedback control of dynamical systems
- Knowledge of the main performance requirements of feedback systems
- Knowledge of the main feedback system analysis techniques based on sinusoidal tools
- Skill in analyzing stability and performance of feedback control systems
- Knowledge of the design techniques of feedback controllers based on lead and lag functions
- Skill in designing feedback controllers for single input single output systems through lead, lag and PID functions
- Skill in evaluating the behaviour and performance of controlled systems through numerical simulation

- Knowledge of the concept of dynamical system together with its mathematical representations such as state equations and transfer functions
- Skill in deriving mathematical models of linear dynamical systems
- Skill in computing the solution of the system state equations
- Skill in evaluating the behaviour of a dynamical system through numeric simulation
- Knowledge of structural properties (stability, reachability, observability) of dynamical systemes
- Skill in studying the structural properties
- Knowledge of the concept of feedback control of dynamical systems
- Knowledge of the main performance requirements of feedback systems
- Knowledge of the main feedback system analysis techniques based on sinusoidal tools
- Skill in analyzing stability and performance of feedback control systems
- Knowledge of the design techniques of feedback controllers based on lead and lag functions
- Skill in designing feedback controllers for single input single output systems through lead, lag and PID functions
- Skill in evaluating the behaviour and performance of controlled systems through numerical simulation

Requirements: differential and integral calculus of vector valued real functions, basic concepts of physics (mechanics, electric circuits, …), complex numbers, complex functions, Laplace transform, real rational functions, linear algebra, basic skill of Matlab.

Requirements: differential and integral calculus of vector valued real functions, basic concepts of physics (mechanics, electric circuits, …), complex numbers, complex functions, Laplace transform, real rational functions, linear algebra, basic skill of Matlab.

- Introduction to dynamical systems. State space representation. Examples of state space representation of physical systems. (10 hr)
- Solution of state equations, modal analysis and stability of linear systems. Transfer function. (10 hr)
- Minimality, reachability and observability, realization. (2 hr)
- Introduction to output feedback control. Block algebra. (3 hr)
- Bode, polar, Nyquist and Nichols diagrams. Nyquist stability criterion. Stability margins (10 hr)
- Feedback systems response in face of polynomial inputs; steady state tracking errors, disturbance attenuation and rejection. Time and frequency response of first and second order systems. Feedback systems performance: transient and steady state. (10 hr)
- Control systems design by means of sinusoidal using lead, lag and PID functions. (15 hr)

- Introduction to dynamical systems. State space representation. Examples of state space representation of physical systems. (10 hr)
- Solution of state equations, modal analysis and stability of linear systems. Transfer function. (10 hr)
- Minimality, reachability and observability, realization. (2 hr)
- Introduction to output feedback control. Block algebra. (3 hr)
- Bode, polar, Nyquist and Nichols diagrams. Nyquist stability criterion. Stability margins (10 hr)
- Feedback systems response in face of polynomial inputs; steady state tracking errors, disturbance attenuation and rejection. Time and frequency response of first and second order systems. Feedback systems performance: transient and steady state. (10 hr)
- Control systems design by means of sinusoidal using lead, lag and PID functions. (15 hr)

Theoretical and methodological lessons will be delivered together with example developments by face-to-face instruction in the classroom. Computer laboratory activities are aimed at developing the student’s skill through proper training. Each student is supposed to practice individually with the aid of laboratory work stations. The primary purpose of the laboratory exercises is to apply the methodologies presented in class, through the use of Matlab and Simulink. During the last week of the course, a mock exam in the laboratory will be organized.

Theoretical and methodological lessons will be delivered together with example developments by face-to-face instruction in the classroom. Computer laboratory activities are aimed at developing the student’s skill through proper training. Each student is supposed to practice individually with the aid of laboratory work stations. The primary purpose of the laboratory exercises is to apply the methodologies presented in class, through the use of Matlab and Simulink. During the last week of the course, a mock exam in the laboratory will be organized.

The main reference textbooks are:
N. S. Nise: “Control System Engineering”, 5th Edition, Wiley, 2008. R. C. Dorf, R. H. Bishop: “Modern Control Systems”, 10th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2005. G. F. Franklin, J.D. Powell, A. Emami-Naeini, “Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems”, 5th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2006. K. Ogata, “Modern Control Engineering”, 4th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2002.
P. Bolzern, R. Scattolini, N. Schiavoni, Fondamenti di controlli automatici, Ed. McGraw-Hill Libri Italia, Milano, 3a edizione, 2008
G. Calafiore, Elementi di Automatica, CLUT, Torino, 2007, II ediz.
G. Calafiore, Appunti di Controlli Automatici, CLUT, Torino, 2006.
A. Isidori, Sistemi di Controllo – Vol. Primo, Ediz. Scientifiche Siderea, Roma, 1992. II ediz.
Lecture slides will be available on “Portale della didattica” as well as laboratory practice handouts.

The main reference textbooks are:
N. S. Nise: “Control System Engineering”, 5th Edition, Wiley, 2008. R. C. Dorf, R. H. Bishop: “Modern Control Systems”, 10th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2005.
G. F. Franklin, J.D. Powell, A. Emami-Naeini, “Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems”, 5th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2006.
K. Ogata, “Modern Control Engineering”, 4th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2002.
P. Bolzern, R. Scattolini, N. Schiavoni, Fondamenti di controlli automatici, Ed. McGraw-Hill Libri Italia, Milano, 3a edizione, 2008
G. Calafiore, Elementi di Automatica, CLUT, Torino, 2007, II ediz.
G. Calafiore, Appunti di Controlli Automatici, CLUT, Torino, 2006.
A. Isidori, Sistemi di Controllo – Vol. Primo, Ediz. Scientifiche Siderea, Roma, 1992. II ediz.
Lecture slides will be available on “Portale della didattica” as well as laboratory practice handouts.

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Written exam in computer laboratory lasting 3 hours divided into three parts.
Part I. 2 multiple choice problems, 4 possible answers are shown for each problem, only one of which is correct (maximum score: 6/30). Exact answer: 3 points, wrong answer: -1 point, missing answer: 0 points. Comments on the solution must be provided too: in the absence of any comments a null score is given even in the presence of the correct answer. The goal of this first part of the exam is to verify the understanding of the fundamental theoretical topics of analysis and design of feedback control systems.
Part II. 1 “open” question on conceptual topics (maximum score: 10/30). The goal of this part of the exam is to verify the student ability to properly express and elaborate either theoretical issues or conceptual problems.
Part III. 1 control design problem (maximum score: 17/30). The goal of this part of the exam is to verify the student skillness in designing an analog control system. A well motivated detailed report on the employed design procedure is required.
The final grade is the sum of the scores achieved in the three parts.
During the exam it is allowed to use a formulary provided by the instructor.
Detailed instructions and rules will be presented during the course.

Gli studenti e le studentesse con disabilità o con Disturbi Specifici di Apprendimento (DSA), oltre alla segnalazione tramite procedura informatizzata, sono invitati a comunicare anche direttamente al/la docente titolare dell'insegnamento, con un preavviso non inferiore ad una settimana dall'avvio della sessione d'esame, gli strumenti compensativi concordati con l'Unità Special Needs, al fine di permettere al/la docente la declinazione più idonea in riferimento alla specifica tipologia di esame.

Written exam in computer laboratory lasting 2 hours divided into two parts.
Part I. 5 multiple choice problems. For each problem, 4 possible answers are shown, only one of which is correct. Each problem has a different score based on its difficulty. The maximum score of this part is 17/30. Every exact answer leads to the full score, for every wrong answer a penalty corresponding to the 25% of the ful score is subtracted, every missing answer leads to null score. The goal of this first part of the exam is to verify the understanding of the fundamental theoretical topics of analysis and design of feedback control systems.
Part II. 1 control design problem (maximum score: 17/30). The goal of this part of the exam is to verify the student skilness in designing a digital feedback control system through the loopshaping approach.
Evidence of the design procedure must be provided in the terms of the matlab files developed for the design and a text document that reports the main steps of the design.
The final grade is the sum of the scores achieved in the two parts. A mark of 30L/30 is given if the final score is greater or equal than 33.
During the exam it is allowed to use a formulary provided by the instructor.
Detailed instructions and rules will be presented during the course.

In addition to the message sent by the online system, students with disabilities or Specific Learning Disorders (SLD) are invited to directly inform the professor in charge of the course about the special arrangements for the exam that have been agreed with the Special Needs Unit. The professor has to be informed at least one week before the beginning of the examination session in order to provide students with the most suitable arrangements for each specific type of exam.

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