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Module

EEE3001 : Linear Controller Design and State Space Analysis

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Damian Giaouris
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

To develop the student's understanding of system analysis and controller design using state space techniques.

To introduce linear control system design using computer aid design techniques.

Outline Of Syllabus

Basic concepts of state space analysis, solution of state space systems including the state transition matrix, state space geometry, state feedback (pole placement and LQR), estimators, tracking.

Teaching Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion115:0015:00Formative and summative assessment
Structured Guided LearningLecture materials270:209:00Non-synchronous pre-recorded videos, covering the main material of the module.
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching91:009:00Online synchronous tutorial and Q&A sessions.
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study158:0058:00Student study time: reviewing lecture notes; general reading
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study270:209:00Student study time of non-synchronous material
Total100:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Outcomes are achieved through online sessions and PiP teaching.

Alternatives will be offered to students unable to be present-in-person due to the prevailing C-19 circumstances.
Student’s should consult their individual timetable for up-to-date delivery information.

Assessment Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written exercise1M100Assessment on State Space.
Formative Assessments
Description Semester When Set Comment
Written exercise1MCoursework assignment in the middle of the semester
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

Online material is assessed by the written exercise which will assess the students' ability to tackle problems based on state space analysis and controller design. PBL material will also be given to the students to meet the intended knowledge outcomes.

Reading Lists

Timetable