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Syllabus for

Academic year
SSY250 - Applied control system design
Tillämpad reglerdesign
Syllabus adopted 2018-02-07 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TIMEL
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Fail
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Automation and Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Teaching language: Swedish
Open for exchange students: No

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0109 Examination 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c   01 Nov 2018 pm L,  09 Jan 2019 am L,  20 Aug 2019 am L

In programs

TIELL ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - Common branch of study, Year 3 (compulsory elective)


Bertil Thomas


LEU352   Modelling and Applied Control Engineering LEU386   Computer aided control system design


In order to be eligible for a first cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme(s) that has the course included in the study programme.

Course specific prerequisites

The course Dynamical Systems and Control Engineering.


The course aims at giving deeper theoretical and practical knowledge in construction, dimensioning and analysis of technical feedback systems. A special focus is on modeling and simulation as well as on components in computer-based control systems.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

  • explain basic concepts of control engineering, such as dynamical systems, feedback systems, open and closed loop systems, linear and non-linear systems, time-discrete and time-continous systems.

  • construct mathematical models for dynamical systems (transfer function models as well as state space models)

  • use common tools in control system design, such as Bode-diagram, Nyqouist diagram, Laplace-transformation etc

  • use common methods for dimensioning of control systems, i e Ziegler-Nichols method, dimensioning with Bode-diagram etc.

  • use Matlab and Simulink for analysis and simulation of dynamical systems.


This course studies construction, design and analysis of. dynamical feedback systems. Modern computer tools are used. Modelling of processes is discussed as well as components in practical control systems. A little about multivariable control systems design, fuzzy control, feedforward control and adaptive control. Information about measurement transmitters, control valves, field buses and practical controllers are also included.


The education is given as lectures, laborations and hand-in exercises. The hand-in exercises is solved in groups of two students per group.


Compendiums in practical control engineering, modelling of dynamical systems and dimensioning of control systems. A number of chapters in "Modern Reglerteknik" (B Thomas, Liber)

Examination including compulsory elements

There is one written exam, two hand-in exercises and two laborations. The students are given a grade from 3 to 5 based on the result of the written exam.

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