At the end of this course, students will be able to

- sketch the RL of a feedback control system by hand, indicating its basic characteristics.
- draw the RL of a feedback control system via MATLAB.
- relate the RL to the stability and the time domain response characteristics of a feedback control system.
- identify a suitable type of controller to satisfy design requirements by the RL technique.
- determine controller parameters by the RL technique, graphically.
- determine controller parameters by the RL technique, analytically.
- determine controller parameters by the RL technique, via MATLAB.
- sketch the polar plot of a sinusoidal transfer function by hand, indicating its basic characteristics.
- draw the polar plot of a sinusoidal transfer function via MATLAB.
- associate polar plots with Bode plots and Nichols charts.
- relate polar plots to the stability and the frequency response characteristics of a feedback control system.
- identify a suitable type of controller to satisfy design requirements by the FR technique.
- determine controller parameters by the FR technique, graphically.
- determine controller parameters by the FR technique, analytically.
- determine controller parameters by the FR technique, via MATLAB.