Multivariable Control

2019/2020

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

To expand qualifications in classic control and to introduce modern control methods based on state space description.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Control of large scale systems e.g. sugar production, power production, cement production
  • Control of unit operations: e.g. boiler control, evaporation control, distillation control, energy transport control, reactor control, heat exchanger control.

Skills

  • Control of large scale systems
  • Anti-integrator windup
  • Reduced order observers

Competences

  • Root locus design
  • Digital control methods
    • Design by emulation
    • Discrete design
  • Time delays
  • State space control
    • Poles and zeros of state space models
    • State space transformations
    • Controllability
    • State feedback design
    • Observability
    • Observer gain design
    • Observer based control
    • Separations theorem
    • Integral state space control
    • Zero assignment
    • Reference input

Type of instruction

As described in ยง 17.

Exam

Exams

Name of examMultivariable Control
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleFlervariable reguleringssystemer
Module codeESNCAK1K3
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design