EE 331 - Feedback Control Lab


  • First class on Wed Aug 9, 2014 (2PM) at EE408.

Lab experiments involve 3 modules:

  1. Computer simulation using MATLAB
  2. Modular Servo System (MS150), Feedback company
  3. Process Control Trainer (PT326), Feedback company
  4. Rotary Flexible Link, Quanser

Course syllabus can be downloaded here.


LAB Description
CS01 Computer simulation of dynamical systems
CS02 Control system design in DC motor and Heat exchanger systems
CS03 Velocity control of DC motor
CS04 Position control of DC motor
CS05 Process Characteristics
CS06 Tuning parameters in PID controller
CS07 PID control for heat exchanger system

Data sheets: lab1 lab2 lab3 lab4 lab5 lab6 lab7

A guideline for using MATLAB Real-Time Workshop: used for data acquisition in lab CS03, CS04, CS05 and CS06. The instruction can be downloaded.

Lab Schedule

Date Program
Aug 19 Orientation
Aug 26 CS01
Sep 2 CS02
Sep 9 Quiz 1
Sep 16 CS03
Sep 23 No Lab
Sep 30 No Lab (midterm week)
Oct 7 CS04
Oct 14 Quiz 2
Oct 21 CS05
Oct 28 Quiz 3
Nov 4 CS06
Nov 11 Quiz 4
Nov 18 CS07

Course Information

Course syllabus can be downloaded here.


EE 408, WED 2-5 pm

  • Jitkomut Songsiri
  • Assist. Prof. Suchin Arunsawatwong
  • G.F.Franklin, J. D. Powell, A. Emami-Naeini, Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems, 4th edition, Pearson & Prentice-Hall, 2002
  • K.Ogata, Modern Control Engineering, 3rd edition, Prentice-Hall, 1997
  • B.C. Kuo, Automatic Control Systems, 7th edition, Prentice-Hall, 1991

Quiz 40 % Lab report 60%