Mar 28, 2023  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
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BE 4820 - Biomedical Feedback Control Systems II

3 lecture hours 3 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
The objective of this course is to expand topics in classical feedback control theory, introduce modern control theory, and to apply these topics to the solution of both classical and biological feedback control problems. The student will expand their abilities to analyze control systems using Routh-Hurwitz, root-locus, and frequency response analysis. The students will use those techniques for PI, PD, and PID feedback control system design. Discrete-time systems, sampled data systems, and analysis and design of digital control systems will also be studied. Matlab and Simulink will be used model analog and digital control systems. The laboratory will investigate aspects of control systems found in living systems. (prereq: BE 4810 , BE 4800 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Solve for system stability using Routh-Hurwitz Stability Criterion
  • Use Root-Locus technique to analyze and design first and second order LTI feedback control systems
  • Use Root-Locus technique to analyze and design first and second order LTI feedback control systems
  • Apply knowledge of classical analog feedback control theory in the laboratory
  • Design PI, PD, and PID controllers to be used in first and second order systems
  • Understand the applications of classical digital feedback control theory to classical and physiological feedback control problems
  • Use MATLAB to analyze and design feedback control systems

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Since BE 4820 is a continuation of BE 4810 , all of the topics in BE 4810  
  • Apply Z-transforms to the solution of difference equations

Course Topics
  • Stability analysis Routh- Hurwitz (4 classes)
  • Root-Locus analysis and design (6 classes)
  • Frequency-Response Analysis (3 classes)
  • Frequency-Response Design (2 classes)
  • Discrete-Time Systems (3 classes)
  • Sampled-Data Systems (5 classes)
  • Analysis and Design of Digital Control Systems (5 classes)
  • Examinations (2 classes)

Laboratory Topics
  • Review Final Examination given in BE-4810 and general questions
  • Dynamic System Simulation Using Simulink
  • Modeling the “Black Box Organ”
  • PI, PD, and PID Compensator Design, Construct and Test
  • Sampling/Zero Order Hold; A-to-D

Aaron Suminski

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