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inf209 - Control Theory (Complete module description)
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Module label Control Theory
Module code inf209
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Department of Computing Science
Used in course of study
  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsbereich - Wahlbereich Informatik
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) > Wahlpflicht Technische Informatik (30 KP)
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Computing Science (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
  • Master's Programme Computing Science (Master) > Nicht Informatik
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Module responsibility
Authorized examiners
Entry requirements
  • Module Differential Equations
  • Module Basics Electrical Engeneering
Skills to be acquired in this module
Instruction on theoretical and mathematical basics of control engineering

Professional competence
The students:
  • Describe the core principles of steering and control of technical systems
  • Discuss the modelling core concepts of systems and their controllers
  • Name methods to determine the quality of controlled systems
  • Model technical systems with differential equations and their transfer functions
  • Develop control structures, evaluate their stabilty and determine their optimal control parameters

Methodological competence
The students:
  • Are aware of the technical challenges and solve them by including the implementations of other disciplines and methods

Social competence
The students:
  • Present solutions for specific questions

The students:
  • Get used to the specific challenges of the development of controlled systems
Module contents
Basics; analog transfer elements: linear time invariant (LTI-) systems; simulation and modeling; step response; frequency response; frequency response locus; differential equations and transfer function; control loop stability; types of controlled systems; types of linear controllers; linear control loops: reference and disturbance reaction of the controlled system; rules for control loop optimization; methods of analysis and synthesis, implementation; computerbased control MATLAB/Simulink
Reader's advisory
  • Unbehauen, H.:Regelungstechnik I, Klassische Verfahren zur Analyse und Synthese linearer kontinuierlicher Regelsysteme
  • Lutz, H. und Wendt, W.:Taschenbuch der Regelungstechnik
  • further reading will be announced at lecture
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program V+Ü
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge - Differenzialgleichungen
- Analysis II
- Grundlagen der Elektrotechnik
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 3.00 WiSe 42 h
Exercises 1.00 WiSe 14 h
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
At the end of the lecture period
Hands-on exercises and written or oral exam