Course Details in 2022/23 Session
|Module Title ||LI Microprocessors and Control Systems|
|School||School of Engineering|
|Department || Elec, Elec & Sys Engineering|
|Module Code || 04 34566 |
|Module Lead ||Mr P Atkins|
|Level || Intermediate Level |
|Credits || 20 |
|Semester|| Semester 2|
|Restrictions || None |
Practical Classes and workshops-82 hours
Guided independent study-60 hours
Total: 200 hours
|Exclusions || |
|Description || Embedded systems|
Write programs for embedded microcontrollers, and interface the microcontroller to support circuitry;
Design interfacing circuity for communication between microprocessors and peripherals;
Write C programmes for embedded microcontrollers that control peripheral hardware
Introduction to Control Engineering
Modelling of simple mechanical and electric systems
Analysis of systems
Steady state error analysis, Stability (Simplified Nyquist), Stability margins.
Design based-upon Nichols and/or Bode plots
Compensator design via classical loop-shaping
Implement the skills and knowledge acquired during the module in the design and construction of a complete product.
|Learning Outcomes || By the end of the module students should be able to:|
Students are able to use the C programming language for embedded computing
Students deepen their understanding of embedded microcontrollers and communication protocols used by computers
Identify and describe the main control techniques used in industry.
Use the methods of physical modelling to develop math models for common engineering systems.
Evaluate time and frequency domain responses of transfer function models.
Relate closed-loop system behavior to the open-loop characteristics in the frequency domain
Design cascade compensation practical control systems
Apply these Control techniques in the experimental Lab environment.
Design of a complete product
34566-01 : Coursework : Coursework (50%)
34566-02 : Exam : Exam (School Arranged) - Written Unseen (50%)
|Assessment Methods & Exceptions || Laboratory logbooks and Coursework assessment (50%) over Easter vacation|
May/June Examination (50%) 3 hours, centrally timetabled.
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