Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2021Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K5022012 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 制御工学I
Subject Name
セイギヨコウガク 1
Subject Name in
Control Engineering I
シンタク エイジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon3-6:ENG 103
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture with projector, blackboard and handouts  
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 09 : Mechanical Engineering
Eligible Students 2nd-year students, Cluster I (Mechanical Systems, Transportation, Material and Energy)
Keywords Laplace transform, transfer function, feedback control, frequency response, characteristic equation 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
In this course, students will learn the basics about the classical control engineering. The contents of this course provide the basis of Control Engineering II and Mechanical System Control.
Criterion referenced
Program of Mechanical Systems Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquring basis of mechanical system engineering steadily and developing the applied skill.

Program of Transportation Systems
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The area of systems: Technical knowledge on systems, information and transportation systems relating to transportation equipment and coexistence with the environment
(Abilities and Skills)
・The area of systems: The ability to apply technical knowledge of systems, information and transportation systems to solve issues relating to the areas of transportation equipment and coexistence with the environment

Program of Material Processing
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquiring basis of mechanical system, material creation and processing engineering steadily, and being able to apply

Program of Energy Transform Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquring basis of mechanical system engineering steadily and developing the applied skill. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this series of lecture is to understand the basic concept of control engineering and to learn basic methods for analysis and synthesis of linear time-invariant control systems.
1) System representation using a block-diagram and transient response analysis
2) Stability analysis of dynamical systems
3) System analysis of feedback systems using frequency response
4) Feedback control system design 
Class Schedule lesson 1:Introduction of control engineering, Dynamical system
lesson 2:Laplace transform of common functions
lesson 3: Basic properties of Laplace transform
lesson 4: Inverse Laplace transform
lesson 5: Transfer function
lesson 6: Block diagram
lesson 7: Time response of fundamental dynamical systems
lesson 8: Time response of second order systems
lesson 9: Stability of dynamical systems
lesson 10: Frequency response and vector locus
lesson 11: Bode diagram
lesson 12: Stability of feedback systems
lesson 13: Gain margin and phase margin
lesson 14: Control system design
lesson 15: Exercise

lesson 16: Final examination 
Electric data of handout will be distributed. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Laptop PC 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Enough preparation and review of each class are required because many contents are taught in each class. 
Grading Method The grade will be assigned based on the reports (40%) and the final examination (60%). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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