Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Automatic Control Theory I
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture – 2 hours weekly (on-site method)
laboratory practice – 3 hours weekly (on-site method)
Credits allocated:
Recommended semester:
Automation and Information Engineering in Chemistry and Food Industry – master (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
The course is evaluated as follows: 30% work during the semester, 30% written examination, and 40% oral examination (theory). Evaluation scale follows the standard scale of the faculty.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students know foundations of theory of automatic control, are able to design feedback control of continuous-time processes in state and input-output representations. Students understand Lyapunov stability theory and are able to work with frequency properties of processes.
Course contents:
1. Linear dynamical systems (allowance 6/6)
a. State-space process models
Transfer funcions of systems
Time response of linear systems
Frequency analysis

2. Continuous-time control (allowance 6/6)
a. State controller and observer
Structure of state feedback

Recommended or required reading:
  • MIKLEŠ, J. – FIKAR, M. Process Modelling, Identification, and Control. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg New York, 2007. 480 s. ISBN 978-3-540-71969-4.
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Assessed students in total:

A 31.6 %

B 22.4 %

C 25 %

D 12.5 %

E 6.6 %

FX 1.9 %

Name of lecturer(s):
M. Fikar, L. Galčíková (2023/2024 – Winter)
M. Fikar, L. Galčíková (2022/2023 – Winter)
M. Fikar, L. Galčíková, M. Klaučo, M. Mojto (2021/2022 – Winter)
M. Fikar, R. Paulen (2020/2021 – Winter)
M. Fikar, M. Klaučo, R. Paulen, C. E. Valero (2019/2020 – Winter)
M. Fikar, P. Valiauga (2018/2019 – Winter)
M. Fikar, R. Paulen (2017/2018 – Winter)
M. Fikar, M. Klaučo (2016/2017 – Winter)
M. Fikar, A. Sharma (2015/2016 – Winter)
Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Miroslav Fikar, DrSc.
Last modification:
4. 2. 2020

Department of Information Engineering and Process Control

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