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Control Systems question

Control Systems question

Control Systems question


Hi Guys, can anyone help me with this control systems tutorial problem been asking around and I can't seem to find any solutions. Would be much appreciated. Thank You.

RE: Control Systems question

Students are not supposed to be asking questions on this forum. However, I have a few comments. I would call BS on the professor that asked these questions. Where would one get such detailed transfer functions? It is possible to estimate the transfer function for problem 2 but in over 40 years I have NEVER SEEN a transfer function as complicated as problem #1 and #3 in real life.

#1 is a mess. This isn't two hard if you treat it like a inner and outer loop. This isn't too hard with Mathcad or wxMaxima.
#2 it isn't that hard to calculate the open loop transfer function if the closed loop transfer function is known when you know the feedback function.
#3 The zero is on the right hand side. You can use root locus since there is only one gain or K to worry about. However, in real life there are many gains. Also, being stable is nice but in reality people want precision and one gain will not hack it. There are 3 poles. Two will be complex. It is when these poles reach the imaginary axis the system is marginally stable.

So, the questions are poor/unrealistic and you haven't done your home work.

Peter Nachtwey
Delta Computer Systems
IFPE Hall of Fame Member

RE: Control Systems question

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Richard, you need to show us your work first, then we will guide you appropriately based upon what you've shown us... but we do not provide flat out answers.

Dan - Owner

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