Control Systems Lab (EE4811)


Signals & Systems Lab (EE-2611)

Recommended Book(s)

Lab Manual

Course Objectives

To familiarize the students with the concept of control system analysis and design in time and frequency domain both by classical methods and modern techniques, working with lab equipment to reinforce the concepts.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO:1. Express the knowledge of MATLAB-SIMULINK to analyze system response by applying different inputs (step, ramp, pulse, etc).  (Level: C2)

CLO:2. Express knowledge of Lego Mindstorm, working knowledge of ball and beam and inverted pendulum as practical applications of Control Systems (Level: P1)

CLO:3. Design and investigate proportional, integral, and derivative controller for a physical system along with tuning of PID. (Level: C6)

Course Contents

LAB Experiments:
1) Basic programming for MATLAB
2) Introduction to Control Systems and MATLAB
3) Modeling in Simulink using some basic examples
4) Modeling of DC Motor in Simulink
5) Introduction to Lab View and Lego Mindstorrm 2.0
6) Analyzing the time domain specification of obstacle avoiding robot
7) Analyzing the behavior of 2nd order System
8) Understanding of Bode Plot and State-Space Model of Inverted Pendulum
9) Obtaining Bode plots of RC circuit
10) Bode Plots and Frequency Response of DC MOTOR
11) Study of PI Controller for DC MOTOR
12) Study of PID Controller for DC MOTOR
13) Study of Ziegler-Nichols Tuning for DC MOTOR
14) Designing of the Inner loop Controller for Ball & Beam System

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes





PLO:1 (Engineering Knowledge)




PLO:2 (Problem Analysis)




PLO:3 (Design and Development of Solutions)




PLO:4 (Investigation)




PLO:5 (Modern Tool Usage)




PLO:6 (The Engineer and Society)




PLO:7 (Environment and Sustainability)




PLO:8 (Ethics)




PLO:9 (Individual and Team Work)




PLO:10 (Communication)




PLO:11 (Project Management)




PLO:12(Life Long Learning)