Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Automatic Control Theory I
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits:
Exm (6 credits)
Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Miroslav Fikar, DrSc.
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)
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.
Prerequisites for registration:
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.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
The course contains 13 lectures, each taking 2 hours and 13 laboratory practices, each taking 3 hours.
Assesment methods and criteria:
Written and oral examination
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
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