ACS6101 Foundations of Control Systems
Module Description (subject to change)
This is an introductory module on the foundations of control systems engineering. The aim of this module is to consolidate fundamental control and systems engineering aspects as well as introduce relevant topics to those new in the discipline. The module is separated in four (4) distinct themes:
Credits: 30 (Autumn semester)
If you have any questions about the module please talk to us during the lectures or the labs in the first instance. It is likely that other students will learn from any questions you ask as well, so don’t be afraid to ask questions.
Outside of lectures please contact one of us via email, or drop in to see one of us.
Other teaching staff
If emailing Prof Coca, please also copy in his assistant Rebecca Fieldsend (email@example.com)
Dr Anton Selivanov
By the end of the module students will:
This module satisfies the AHEP3 (Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes, Third Edition) Learning Outcomes that are listed in brackets after each learning outcome above. For further details on AHEP3 Learning Outcomes, see the downloads section of our accreditation webpage.
The module will cover the following themes:
Learning and Teaching Methods
NOTE: This summary of teaching methods is representative of a normal Semester. Owing to the ongoing disruption from Covid-19, the exact method of delivery will be different in 2020/21.
Learning and Teaching Materials
All teaching materials will be available via Blackboard (MOLE).
This module is assessed by coursework only.
Assignment 1: 50%
Assignment 2: 25%
Assignment 3: 25%
Students will get feedback on their work throughout the module, for example through feedback sheets on the lab exercises and assignments, grades on Blackboard (MOLE) assessment and written individualised feedback via the TurnItIn system.
Students will also be invited to 1-to-1 verbal feedback sessions.
Students are encouraged to provide feedback during the module direct to the lecturer. Students will also have the opportunity to provide formal feedback via the Faculty of Engineering Student Evaluation Survey at the end of the module.
You can view the latest Department response to the survey feedback here.