Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K6431020 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name システム制御I
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Control Systems Engineering I
ヤマモト トオル,キノシタ タクヤ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon3-4,Fri1-2:ENG 108,ENG 109,ENG 218
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture using some teaching materials 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 11 : Electrical, Systems, and Control Engineering
Eligible Students
Keywords Classical control, feedback control, system modelling, Laplace transform, transfer function, transient characteristics, frequency characteristics (Nyquist diagram, Bode diagram), stability analysis (stability discrimination method, root locus method), control systems design, PID control
SDG: SDG_09. 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
It belongs to the specialized subdisciplines within the second cluster of specialized subjects and is positioned as a fundamental subject.  Through this study, students acquire knowledge of the basic theories of the specialization.
・Prerequisites for this course: Calculus I, II; Linear Algebra I, II; Mathematics Exercises I, II.
・Courses that should be taken in conjunction with this course: System Control II, Measurement and Control Exercise, Signal Processing Engineering. 
Criterion referenced
Program of Electrical,Systems and Information Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Concepts, knowledge and methods which are the basis for studies related to electrical,  systems, and information engineering.
・Concepts, knowledge and methods which are the basis for studies related to electrical, systems, and information engineering.

Program of Electronic Devices and Systems
(Abilities and Skills)
・Concepts, knowledge and methods which are the basis for studies related to electronic engineering.
・Ability to apply basic concepts, knowledge, and methods of electronics engineering to concrete/technical problems. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This lecture deals with classical control engineering.
The purpose of this lecture is to cultivate the ability which can design  control systems using acquired knowledge. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction to control engineering
lesson2 System modeling 1 (Differential equation)
lesson3 System modeling 2 (Laplace Transformation)
lesson4 System modeling 3 (Transfer function)
lesson5 System properties 1 (Transient response of the first-order system)
lesson6 System properties 2 (Transient response of the second-orer system)
lesson7 System properties 3 (Frequency response of the first-order system)
lesson8 System properties 4 (Frequency response of the second-orer system)
lesson9 Stabilty analysis 1 (Characteristic equation, Poles and zeros)
lesson10 Stability analysis 2 (Nyquist's criterion)
lesson11 Stability analysis 3 (Root locus)
lesson12 Control system design 1 (Proportional control)
lesson13 Control system design 2 (PI control)
lesson14 Control system design 3 (PID control)
lesson15 Control applications

This lecture includes twice tests and some reports for practice. 
Lecture materials (lecture notes) are distributed in class. The main focus will be on the lecture notes. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Using power point (Teaching material would be distributed beforehand.) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Do preparation and review along the following key words.
Lesson 1 Feedback control system
Lesson 2 Modeling of the electrical circuits
Lesson 3 Laplace transformation
Lesson 4 Transfer functions of the forst-order system and the second-order system
Lesson 5 and Lesson 6 Transient response
Lesson 7 and Lesson 8 Frequency response
Lesson 9 Closed-loop transfer function and stability
Lesson 10 Nyquist's criterion
Lesson 11 Root locus
Lesson 12, Lesson 13 and Lesson 14 PID control system design
Lesson 15 Role of the control engineering  in the industrial world  
Grading Method Mini check test 30%, Middle and final examinations 60%, and Reports 10% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other Your computer will be utilized partially in this lecture. The detail will be explained in the first class(lecture). 
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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