Co-Requisite: EE 401 Control Systems Analysis and Design

Fall 2014 Schedule:

Instructor: Dr. Stephen Bruder

Office: KEC 108

Textbook: None

Course Description:

Laboratory experiments involving the principles of operation and design of linear control systems. Experiments to support theory introduced in EE 401.

Course Objectives:

Grading Scheme (See Grading Policy Below):

Pre-Lab 10%
Lab 90%

Fall 2014 Lab Schedule:

Dates Lab Description Pre-Lab
Thursday, Sept 04 Lab#1: Control Systems Modeling & Analysis w/ MATLAB Pre-Lab1
Thursday, Sept 11 Lab#2: Introduction to Controller Design w/ MATLAB Pre-Lab2
Thursday, Sept 18 Lab#3: Modeling and Analysis of Systems Pre-Lab3
Thursday, Oct 02 Lab#4: Introduction to MS 150 Servo System - Part I
NO formal lab report required!!
Thursday, Oct 09 Lab#5: Introduction to MS 150 Servo System - Part II
NO formal lab report required!!
Pre-Lab = Review Lab
Thursday, Oct 16 Lab#6: Characterization of 2nd Order Systems - Time Domain
-- A formal lab report is required --
Thursday, Oct 23 Lab#7: Characterization of 2nd Order Systems - Freq Domain
Lab7_sheet.xlsx - Courtesy of Tom Leick
-- A formal lab report is required --
Thursday, Nov 06 Lab#8: Control System Specifications - Part I
-- An in-class presentation on Nov 10 or 12 required --**Please upload presentations via Blackboard (Lab 8)**
Thursday, Nov 13 Lab#9: Control System Specifications - Part II
-- A formal lab report is required --
How to use the PID unit & Bode w/ the Analog Discovery (ppt)
No Pre-Lab
Thursday, Nov 20 Lab#10: Digital Control
-- A formal lab report is required --
No Pre-Lab

Grading Policy:

Academic Integrity/Conduct:

Embry-Riddle is committed to maintaining and upholding intellectual integrity. All students, faculty, and staff have obligations to prevent violations of academic integrity and take corrective action when they occur. The adjudication process will include the sanction imposed on students who commit the following academic violations, which may include a failing grade on the assignment, a failing grade for the course, suspension, or dismissal from the University.

  1. Plagiarism: Presenting as one’s own the ideas, words, or products of another. Plagiarism includes use of any source to complete academic assignments without proper acknowledgment of the source.
  2. Cheating is a broad term that includes the following:
    1. Giving or receiving help from unauthorized persons or materials during examinations.
    2. The unauthorized communication of examination questions prior to, during, or following administration of the examination.
    3. Collaboration on examinations or assignments expected to be individual work.
    4. Fraud and deceit, which include knowingly furnishing false or misleading information or failing to furnish appropriate information when requested, such as when applying for admission to the University.

Access To Learning:

ERAU is committed to the success of all students. It is University policy to provide reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities who qualify for services. If you would like to discuss and/or request accommodations, please contact Disability Support Services in Building 17, extension 6750, or 928/777-6750.

Continuity Statement:

In the event of a temporary campus closure this course will continue on Blackboard with ongoing communications to occur through electronic means.  Assignments are provided in the syllabus and should be completed in a timely manner.  Further instructions will be posted on Blackboard regarding testing and submission of work.