Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K5022011 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
ワダ ノブタカ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon3-6:ENG 220
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of 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
Keywords Laplace transform, transfer function, feedback control, characteristic equation, frequency response 
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 lesson1:Introduction of control engineering, Dynamical system
lesson2:Laplace transform of common functions
lesson3: Basic properties of Laplace transform
lesson4: Inverse Laplace transform
lesson5: Transfer function
lesson6: Block diagram
lesson7: Time response of fundamental dynamical systems
lesson8: Time response of second order systems
lesson9: Stability of dynamical systems
lesson10: Frequency response and vector locus
lesson11: Bode diagram
lesson12: Stability of feedback systems
lesson13: Gain margin and phase margin
lesson14: Control system design
lesson15: Exercise 
The handout will be distributed at each lecture. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC-projector 
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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