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    A final year undergraduate digital control laboratory assignment

    Ringwood, John and McCorkell, C. and Whelan, J. (1994) A final year undergraduate digital control laboratory assignment. In: Proceedings 3rd IFAC Symposium on Control Education. Tokyo, August 1994, pp. 193-196.

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    This paper describes a positive experience with a digital control assignment used in the BEng in Electronic Engineering course at Dublin City University (DCU). The objective of the assignment is to give the student considerable freedom in tackling a 'real-world' problem, involving modelling, control system design and implementation. Support is provided through documentation, a standard hardware/software platform, control system CAD tools and tutorials. The rig used is a fully instrumented coupled tanks apparatus. Completion of the assignment gives students a sense of confidence in tackling other practical, unknown problems, and gives them the sense of being true 'real-world' engineers.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Keywords: digital control; laboratory assignment; electronic engineering; undergraduate;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Electronic Engineering
    Item ID: 9541
    Depositing User: Professor John Ringwood
    Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2018 14:28
    Publisher: Tokyo, August 1994
    Refereed: Yes
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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