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AUB Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Introduction to Control Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering Prepared by Imad H. Elhajj ie05@aub.edu.lb Fouad Mrad fuad@aub.edu.lb
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2 AUB Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering What is Control To construct systems that accurately perform their intended desired tasks despite large uncertainties
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3 AUB Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Why is Control Needed? External and Internal
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4 AUB Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Major Objectives of a Controller • Improved Performance - Specifications • Lower Error (different types) • Robustness (under different conditions) Balance the 3 Objectives Importance of objective is application dependent
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5 AUB Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Control System Goals • Regulation – thermostat, target service levels • Tracking – robot movement, adjust TCP window to network bandwidth • Optimization – best mix of chemicals, minimize response times
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6 AUB Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Why Control Theory • Systematic approach to analysis and design – Select controller based on desired characteristics • Predict system response to some input – Speed of response (e.g., adjust to workload changes) – Oscillations (variability)
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AUB Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Typical mechatronic products Robots Disk drives (video and CD) Cameras and camcorders Process controllers Avionics Appliances Smart weapons Power tools "Electronics Vehicle" engine controls anti-lock braking systems active suspension systems collision avoidance electronic muffler navigation, etc. http://www.hybridcenter.org/hybrid-center-how-hybrid-cars-work-under-the-hood-2.html
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course MECH 200 taught by Professor Drramseyhamady during the Fall '06 term at American University of Beirut.

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