ECE 486 (Control Systems) - Spring 2019

Lab Grading Criteria And Files

Lab SyllabusClick to download (PDF file)

Prelabs are always due in dropbox 3077 ECEB, on Monday of the week when you have labs. (note: there is no prelab 0.)

Grade Rubric Files Report Templates
05% Lab 0 Matlab 0
Matlab 1
LabReport0.mcontrollerlab0.mdlStepResponseMetrics.m

Intro to Matlab & Equipment
(.doc.docx)

07% Lab 1 Analog Computer Manual (pdf)
Visio: Analog Comp. & Wires
Op Amp Tutorial (doc) 
ShockAbsorbers.nb

Simulation Using the Analog Computer
(.tex.doc.docx)

08% Lab 2 Making Time Domain Estimates (See also an advanced estimation example in Lab 5 below)

Digital Simulation
(.tex.doc.docx)

10% Lab 3 Prelab Template (.doc)(.docx)

Digital Simulation of
a Closed Loop System (a DC Motor)
(.tex.doc.docx)

15% Lab 4 Ch 4.5-6, Automatic Control,
prelab filewiring diagrams

Introduction to DC Motor
(.tex.doc.docx)

15% Lab 5 wiring diagrams, Prelab Template (.doc)(.docx)estimation example (you may need it for Table 4, Lab 5 report)

PD Control Using Analog
Computer and Windows Target
(.tex.doc.docx)

15% Lab 6 35670A DSA Datasheet,
DSA notes (pdf)

Lead Controller Design
(.tex.doc.docx)

25% Project Overview
Packet (pdf) (word)
*please do not print these in the lab
Part3 m-file
Prelab Template (.doc)(.docx) (Due: Apr. 15)

Stabilizing the
Reaction Wheel Pendulum

 

Office Hours

Zhenghe Shangguan: 2pm - 4pm Mondays, 3077 ECEB

Usman Ahmed Syed: 12pm - 2pm Mondays, 3077 ECEB

Yinai Fan: 10am -12pm Mondays, 3077 ECEB


Spring 2019: ECE 486 Lab Schedule

 
Week Lab Group
Jan. 14 No Labs
Jan. 21 Lab 0 All
Jan. 28 Lab 1* All
Feb. 4 Lab 2* All
Feb. 11 Lab 3* All
Feb. 18 Lab 4 A**
Feb. 25 Lab 4 B**
Mar. 4 Lab 5 A
Mar. 11 Lab 5 B
Mar. 18 Spring Break!
Mar. 25 Final Project I All
Apr. 1 Lab 6 A
Apr. 8 Lab 6 B
Apr. 15 Final Project II All
Apr. 22 Final Project III All
Apr. 29 Final Project IV All

Group A meets the first 90 min, group B meets the last 90 min;
**Group partition will be decided at the beginning of Lab 0.


Spring 2019: Weekly Schedule for ECEB 3077

 

Time Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri
9:00 am     ECE 486    
10:00 am     ECE 486    
11:00 am   ECE 486 ECE 486 ECE 486  
12:00 pm   ECE 486   ECE 486  
1:00 pm   ECE 486   ECE 486  
2:00 pm     ECE 486    
3:00 pm   ECE 486 ECE 486 ECE 486  
4:00 pm   ECE 486 ECE 486 ECE 486  
5:00 pm   ECE 486   ECE 486  
6:00 pm          
 
 

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