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inf209 - Control Theory (Complete module description)
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Module label Control Theory
Module abbreviation inf209
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Computing Science
Applicability of the module
  • 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) > Wahlpflichtmodule (Technische Informatik)
  • Master's Programme Computing Science (Master) > Interdisziplinäre Module
Responsible persons
  • Fatikow, Sergej (module responsibility)
  • Hein, Andreas (module responsibility)
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Differential Equations
  • Analysis II
  • Fundamentals of electrical engineering
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
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
Recommended reading
  • 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 annual
Module capacity unlimited
Module level
Type of module
Teaching/Learning method 1VL + 1Ü
Previous knowledge - Differential Equations
- Analysis II
- Fundamentals of electrical engineering
Type of course Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 3 WiSe 42
Exercises 1 WiSe 14
Total module attendance time 56 h
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
At the end of the lecture period
Hands-on exercises and written or oral exam