Control Engineering (2151908)   Old Code : 161905

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Basic concepts of control system

Terminology - plant, process, system, disturbances, controlled variable, manipulated variable etc., Block diagram of basic control system, application areas with examples. Classifications of control systems, Concept of superposition for linear systems with examples.

3
10 %
2
Mathematical modelling of systems

Translational and rotational mechanical, electrical, thermal, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, Force voltage and force current analogy, Position servo mechanism. Block diagram and signal flow graph representation of physical systems along with rules, properties, comparison and limitation, Mason’s gain formula

11
20 %
3
Time response analysis

Standard test signals along with examples of their usage, steady state errors for step, ramp and parabolic inputs, analysis of first and second order systems, Transient response specifications with numerical examples, Basic control actions and two position, proportional, PI, PID and rate feedback controllers, Limitations of time domain analysis. 

7
15 %
4
Frequency response analysis

Need of frequency response analysis, Sinusoidal response of linear system, methods used in frequency response, Frequency domain specifications.

4
10 %
5
Stability

Concept of stability, types of stability, Routh’s stability criterion, special cases with numerical examples, stability of closed loop system, concept of root locus, open loop and closed loop transfer poles, step by step procedure for root loci, numerical examples 

6
15 %
6
Hydraulic control system

Basic elements of hydraulic circuit, Principle used in hydraulic circuit, Sources of hydraulic power, Integral, Derivative, PD & PID controller with its transfer function, Comparison between hydraulic and electrical control system.

5
10 %
7
Pneumatic control system

Basic elements of pneumatic circuit, Difference between pneumatic and hydraulic control systems, Force balance and force distance type controllers, Nozzle-flapper amplifier, PD, PI and PID control system along with its transfer function

4
10 %
8
State space analysis

State space representation, state variables, state, state vector, state space, formulation of state space equations for mechanical and electrical systems, advantages over classical technique.

3
10 %