LG4157/SYS5100: Modern Control Engineering (2020)
Course Outline
Textbooks: Control Systems
Engineering, Norman S. Nise; Modern Control Systems,
Dorf
Lecture:
Tuesday (19:0022:00)
DGD: Friday (16:0017:30) MRT205
Lab:
Thursday 19:0022:00
CBY B402
Instructor:
Riadh Habash (rhabash@site.uottawa.ca)
TAs
Bita Omidi (DGD): bomid012@uottawa.ca
Ning Wang (ELG4157 Lab): nwang094@uottawa.ca
Qingtian Yu (ELG4157 Lab): qyu104@uottawa.ca
Syed Sepehr Sharifi (System Science): sshar190@uottawa.ca
Knowledge, Judgment, and Action
Date 
Activity 
January 7 
(Introduction to Control Systems)
(Modeling in the Frequency Domain)
(Modeling
in the Time Domain)

January 9, 10 
Lab ELG4157
Group 1:
Introduction to (MATLAB)
(SIMULINK);
ELG4159CaseLab1
Average State Space: DC to DC Converters Modeling Motors: Brushless DC Motor; How BLDC Works? Modeling Supercapacitors: Simulate the Model Generated Example for Simulating DC to DC Converter Modeling Rotating Machines Realization of the Feedback Circuit Lab (SYS5100): (MATLAB) (SIMULINK) (Task1) (Task2) 
January 10  DGD: Introduction to State Space Control 
January 14 
(Design via State Space 1)(Design via State Space 2)(Design via State Space 3); Module 2 
January 16,17 
ELG4159CaseLab1 DC to DC Converter (Open and Closed) DC to DC Control State Space Thesis: DC to DC Average Model Lab (SYS5100): (MATLAB) (SIMULINK) (Task1) (Task2) 
January 17  DGD: State Space Theory and Modeling 
January 21 
(Design via State Space 1)(Design
via State Space 2)(Design via State Space
3) Average State Space: DC to DC Converters 
January 23,24 
Simulation work and end of Lab 1 Lab (SYS5100): Project Proposal Conduct literature review to find a topic for your project. 
January 24 
DGD: Designing Controllers and Observers; (DGD 3; DGD 4: Chapter 11). Problems (Lecture 7)(More) 
January 26  Submission of Lab 1 to BrightSpace (23:30) 
January 28  (Design via State Space 1)(Design via State Space 2)(Design via State Space 3) 
January 30,31 
ELG4157CaseLab2 DC Motor Controller Lab (SYS5100): Project Work 
January 31  DGD: Designing Controllers and Observers 
February 4  Lecture: (Robust Control Systems) 
February 6,7 
ELG4157CaseLab2 Lab (SYS5100): Project Work 
February 7  DGD: Robust Control Systems; DGD 
February 11  Lecture: (Robust Control Systems) 
February 13,14 
ELG4157 CaseLab2 Lab (SYS5100): Project Work 
February 14  Review for Test 1 
February 23  Submission of Lab 2 to BrightSpace (23:30) 
February 25  Submission of Midterm 1; Test 1 
February 27, 28 
ELG4157Lab 3 Lab (SYS5100): Project Work 
February 28  DGD1: Ch13; DGD2 
March 3  Digital Control Systems 
March 5, 6 
Lab 3 Lab (SYS5100): Project Work 
March 6  DGD1: Ch13; DGD2 
March 10  Digital Control Systems; Lead Compensator Example; Case Study; The Transportation Lag 
March 12, 13 
Lab 3 Lab (SYS5100): Project Work 
March 13  I will give the DGD 
March 17  Knowledge Translation for Topics in Control Systems (ELG4157 Midterm 2 Presentations) 
March 19, 20 
Lab 3 Lab (SYS5100): Project Work 
March 20  I will give the DGD 
March 24  Knowledge Translation for Topics in Control Systems (ELG4157 Midterm 2 Presentations) 
March 26, 27 
Lab 3 Lab (SYS5100): Project Work 
March 27  Project Presentations for SYS5100 
March 31  Invited Lecture; Test 2 (Both ELG4157 and SYS5100) 
April 2, 3 
Lab 3 Lab (SYS5100): Project Work 
April 3  Project Presentations for SYS5100 
Paper: Read the Guidelines IEEE Transactions Paper as an Example 