• To introduce the components and their representation of control systems
  • To learn various methods for analyzing the time response, frequency response and stability of the
  • To learn the various approach for the state variable analysis.

UNIT I             SYSTEMS COMPONENTS AND THEIR REPRESENTATION                                  9

Control System: Terminology and Basic Structure-Feed forward and Feedback control theory- Electrical and Mechanical Transfer Function Models-Block diagram Models-Signal flow graphs models-DC and AC servo Systems-Synchronous -Multivariable control system

UNIT II            TIME RESPONSE ANALYSIS                                                                                     9

Transient response-steady state response-Measures of performance of the standard first order and second order system-effect on an additional zero and an additional pole-steady error constant and system- type number-PID control-Analytical design for PD, PI,PID control systems

UNIT III           FREQUENCY RESPONSE AND SYSTEM ANALYSIS                                             9

Closed loop frequency response-Performance specification in frequency domain-Frequency response of standard second order system- Bode Plot – Polar Plot- Nyquist plots-Design of compensators using Bode plots-Cascade lead compensation-Cascade lag compensation-Cascade lag-lead compensation

UNIT IV           CONCEPTS OF STABILITY ANALYSIS                                                                    9

Concept of stability-Bounded – Input Bounded – Output stability-Routh stability criterion-Relative stability-Root locus concept-Guidelines for sketching root locus-Nyquist stability criterion.


State variable representation-Conversion of state variable models to transfer functions-Conversion of transfer functions to state variable models-Solution of state equations-Concepts of Controllability and Observability-Stability of linear systems-Equivalence between transfer function and state variable representations-State variable analysis of digital control system-Digital control design using state feedback.




Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to

CO1: Compute the transfer function of different physical systems.

CO2: Analyse the time domain specification and calculate the steady state error.

CO3: Illustrate the frequency response characteristics of open loop and closed loop system response.

CO4: Analyse the stability using Routh and root locus techniques.

CO5: Illustrate the state space model of a physical system and discuss the concepts of sampled data control system.



  1. M.Gopal,“Control System – Principles and Design”, Tata McGraw Hill, 4th Edition, 2012.


  1. Nagrath and M.Gopal, “Control System Engineering”, New Age International Publishers, 5th Edition, 2007.
  2. Ogata, “Modern Control Engineering”, PHI, 5th Edition, 2012.
  3. K.Bhattacharya, “Control System Engineering”, Pearson, 3rd Edition, 2013.
  4. C.Kuo, “Automatic Control Systems”, Prentice Hall of India, 7th Edition,1995.

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