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