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Control Engineering

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Control Engineering
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: FT24.1
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
P242-0079, P242-0080, P610-0402
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V+2U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 150 min.

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

DFBME-314 (P610-0328, P610-0546, P610-0566, P610-0567) Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 3, mandatory course
FT24.1 (P242-0079, P242-0080, P610-0402) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2015 , semester 3, mandatory course
FT24.1 (P242-0079, P242-0080, P610-0402) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016 , semester 3, mandatory course
FT24.1 (P242-0079, P242-0080, P610-0402) Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 3, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
FT20 Electric Vehicle Drive Systems
FT21 Vehicle Combustion Engines

[updated 26.01.2016]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Groh
Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Groh

[updated 12.07.2015]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be familiar with the basic concepts of control engineering and will be able to:
- apply their basic knowledge, as well as theoretical and mathematical contexts to the field of control engineering.
- solve unknown control engineering problems in control loop design and stability testing independently and with independently selected methods.
- apply what they have learned to new control engineering problems in the field of automotive engineering.

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Module content:
- Introduction to systems theory: Basic terms and principles of control engineering, problems and examples from different areas
- Laplace transform:
Transfer function and frequency response
- Modeling, signal flow diagrams, analogies
- Response characteristics of controlled system and standard controllers (P,PI, PID, PDT1)
- Static and dynamic behavior of control loops
- System analysis with Bode plots (frequency response) and locus: Synthesis of closed control loops, control behavior, permanent control deviation, disturbance behavior
- Stability analysis:
pole-zero distribution, Routh-Hurwitz stability criterion, Nyquist stability criterion
- Controller design with the root locus method
- Linear and time-discrete controls, stability of time-discrete systems
- Simulation with MATLAB/Simulink

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture notes and lab experiment

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Recommended or required reading:
- Unbehauen, H.: Regelungstechnik: Klassische Verfahren zur Analyse und Synthese linearer kontinuierlicher Regelsysteme, Fuzzy-Regelsysteme, 15. Auflage: Vieweg + Teubner Verlag Wiesbaden, 2008, ISBN: 978-3-8348-0497-6 (Print), 978-3-8348-9491-5 (Online)
- Lutz, H.; Wendt, W.: Taschenbuch der Regelungstechnik mit MATLAB und Simulink, 9. Auflage, Harri Deutsch Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, 2012, ISBN 978-3-8171-1895-3
- Föllinger, O.: Regelungstechnik : Einführung in die Methoden und ihre Anwendung, 10. Auflage, Hüthig Verlag, Heidelberg, 2008, ISBN: 978-3-7785-2970-6
- Samal, E.: Grundriss der praktischen Regelungstechnik, 17., verbesserte und erweiterte Auflage; R. Oldenbourg Verlag München, 1991, ISBN 3-486-21923-5

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