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Lecture notes and recordings for ECE4510/5510: Feedback Control Systems

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If you are not registered at UCCS to take this course for credit, and if you wish to do so, please contact Dr. Gregory Plett using the information provided in the Section 0 notes.

This course can be taken at the graduate level as part of the Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering option in Battery Controls. See the IDEATE web site for more details.
  1. Course introduction and syllabus. [PDF]
  2. Introduction to feedback control. [PDF]
  3. System modeling in the time domain. [PDF]
  4. Dynamic response. [PDF]
  5. Basic properties of feedback. [PDF]
  6. Stability analysis. [PDF]
  7. Root-locus analysis. [PDF]
  8. Root-locus controller design. [PDF]
  9. Frequency-response analysis. [PDF] (The MathWorks also has videos on some of these topics, which may be of interest.)
  10. Frequency-response design. [PDF]
  11. Digital controller implementation. [PDF]