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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)J Friend, C P Tan (Sunway)


Instruction on the basics of automatic control, including anaysis and computational techniques (with MATLAB/SIMULINK). Assumes students have the ability to form and use classical and state-space models of linear systems, can calculate and shape their response, and have experience in using MATLAB. Control stem design through root-locus, frequency response, state-space methods, with particular focus on compensators, controllability and observability. An overview of digital, adaptive and optimal control design methods will complete the unit.


Assignments: 25%
Examination (3 hours): 75%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Mark Thompson

Contact hours

22 lectures, 22 practice class/laboratory hours


MEC3457 or MAE3408 or TRC3600