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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAAE)

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

MAAE 4500 [0.5 credit]

Feedback Control Systems

Introduction to the linear feedback control. Analysis and design of classical control systems. Stability and the Routh-Hurwitz criteria. Time and frequency domain performance criteria, robustness and sensitivity. Root locus, Bode and Nyquist design techniques. Control system components and industrial process automation.
Precludes additional credit for MAAE 3502 or SYSC 4505.
Prerequisites: MATH 3705 and SYSC 3600.
Lectures three hours a week.

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