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ENGR506 : Intelligent System Control

Level:Postgraduate (Masters level)
Learning Hours:150
Credit Points:15
Course Convenor:Dr CJ Taylor

Assessment Rules

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  • 75% Exam
  • 25% Coursework

Curriculum Design: Outline Syllabus

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Intelligent control, hierarchical control architectures, review of classical and modern control, digital control systems, rule based systems, fuzzy logic, neural networks, self learning systems

Educational Aims: Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

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To provide an introduction to the design of intelligent control systems.  To build upon current research and to enable students to make a contribution to practical applications.

Learning Outcomes: Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

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At the end of this module students will be able to:


-                    understand the various hierarchical architectures of intelligent control systems.

-                    use modern computational aids for the design of control systems.

-                    design and evaluate system performance in the time and frequency domain.

-                    understand and design simple rule-based controllers.

-                    understand and design fuzzy logic controllers.

-                    understand and design artificial neural networks.

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