Fundamentals of Control Engineering and Systems Theory

Integrated course, 4.00 ECTS


Course content

Introduction of block diagram and signal flow graph algebra;
description and properties of linear dynamic systems in the time domain; state space representation and complete analytical solution; transformations and canonical forms; modal analysis; stability, transient and steady-state responses of linear systems; frequency domain; frequency response; pole-zero analysis; interrelation of time and frequency domains; state feedback control; state feedback controller structures; analysis and design of simple linear controls in the frequency domain (Nyquist diagram / root locus curve / frequency curve); ruggedness and static margins.

Learning outcomes

Students acquire the basic knowledge necessary for the development of aircraft components.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Lunze J.: Regelungstechnik 1
Cerbe: Einführung in die Thermodynamik
Baehr: Thermodynamik
Örtl: Strömungsmechanik

Mode of delivery

Integrated course

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Technological Foundations 1-3

Assessment methods and criteria

According to examination regulations