Basic concepts: Notion of feedback, open- and closed-loop systems.Modeling and representations of control systems: Ordinary differential equations, Transfer functions, Block diagrams, Signal flow graphs, State-space representations,Performance and stability: Time-domain analysis, Second-order systems, Characteristic-equation and roots, Routh-Hurwitz criteria,
Frequency-domain techniques: Root-locus methods, Frequency responses, Bode-plots, Gain-margin and phase-margin, Nyquist plots, Compensator design: Proportional, PI and PID controllers, Lead-lag compensators.
State-space concepts: Controlability, Observability, pole placement result,
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