Class Date Subject Reading/Tutorials Homework Assign. #
1 Sept W 3 Introduction/Control Intro. Reading questions
are not required.
#.# = PDC Textbook
Q#.# = PPC Textbook
SP# = Special Problems
2 F 5 Control Introduction 1 (PPC), Simulink Intro Info Sheet, Q1.1 1
3 M 8 Dynamic Modeling 2-3 (PPC), Simulink Source Signals Q3.1, Q3.2, Q3.3
Q3.1 Worksheet and Hint
Q3.3 Worksheet
2
4 W 10 Dynamic Modeling 3-5 (PPC), Simulink Sinks Q5.1, Q5.2 3
5 F 12 Control Laws P-only control 1 (PDC), Simulink Control Loop SP1, SP2, SP7 4
6 M 15 Dynamic Modeling (cont.) 6 (PPC), Simulink Custom Functions 1.6, 1.7, 1.8 5
7 W 17 P-only control/PI control 7-9 (PPC), Simulink Two Tank Tutorial SP3 6
8 F 19 PID control 10 (PPC), Simulink CSTR Tutorial SP4, SP5 7
9 M 22 Process Equipment 12.3.2-12.3.4 (PDC) SP6 8
10 W 24 Valve Design Ch9 (PDC), MATLAB Introduction SP8 9
11 F 26 Review, Distribute Exam #1 12.6-12.7 (PDC), MATLAB Valve Design 9.1, 9.4 (Hints for 9.4) 10
12 M 29 Exam #1 Take-home Exam Due Oct 1st at 1 PM
13 Oct W 1 Modeling 2.1-2.3 (PDC), Solve an ODE in MATLAB #1 Work on Lab 1
14 F 3 Modeling (contin) 2.4-2.5 (PDC), Solve an ODE in MATLAB #2 Work on Lab 1
15 M 6 Linearization 4.3 (PDC), Optimize ODEs in MATLAB 2.4, 2.10 (See Hints) 12
16 W 8 Laplace Transforms 3.1-3.4 (PDC), Optimize ODEs in MATLAB / APMonitor SP9 13
17 F 10 Laplace Trans. (contin) 3.5 (PDC) 3.4 (See Hints), 3.6a,c, 3.7a,c 14
18 M 13 Transfer Functions 4.1-4.2 (PDC) 3.6b, 3.9, 3.17 (See Hints) 15
19 W 15 Trans Func/First Order Sys 5.1-5.2 (PDC) 4.2,4.10 (See Hints) 16
20 F 17 No Class Solve Energy Balance with MATLAB Lab #1 Work Session
21 M 20 First/Second Order Sys. 5.3-5.4 (PDC) Lab #1 Due
22 W 22 More Complicated Systems 6.1-6.4 (PDC) 4.7 (See Hints), 5.5 17
23 F 24 Review for Practice Exam Review 5.14, 5.15 (See Hints) 18
24 M 27 Practice Exam (in class) 7 (PDC) 6.2, 6.7 (See Hints) (Excel data file) 19
25 W 29 Review Session for Exam #2 Exam #2 in Testing Center (Th-Tu)
1 hour exam (2 hours max)
SP10 20
26 F 31 Controller Trans. Func. and Optimization 8.1-8.3 (PDC)
27 Nov M 3 Statistical Process Control
28 W 5 Block Diagrams 11.1 (PDC) SP11 21
29 Nov F 7 Closed Loop Sys. (contin) 11.2 (PDC) 11.11, Homework Help 22
30 M 10 Closed Loop (contin) 11.3 (PDC) 11.7,11.10 (See Hints) 23
31 W 12 Stability Analysis 11.4 (PDC) SP12 24
32 F 14 State Space Design 12.1-12.3 (PDC), Appendix C 11.14, 11.18 (See Hints) 25
33 M 17 Model Predictive Control 20 (PDC) SP13 - Use Simulink and MATLAB 26
34 W 19 Nonlinear Modeling and Optimization 20 (PDC) Work on Lab Project
35 F 21 Cascade Control 18.1-18.6 (PPC) 16.1 (PDC) Work on Lab Project
36 M 24 Cascade Control 18.7-18.8 (PPC) Work on Lab Project
37 T* 25 Special Topics Lab Project Work Session Take Home Quiz Due (Download Quiz - Solution)
W 26 No Class
F 28 Thanksgiving Holiday
38 Dec M 1 Special Topics Lab Project Work Session
39 W 3 Feedforward Control 19 (PPC) SP14,Q18.1 27
40 F 5 Controller Interaction
Distillation Control
20 (PPC) SP15, Lab #2 Due 28
41 M 8 Review
42 W 10 Review
Dec F 19 Final Exam from 11:00am-2:00pm 256 CB