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CLOSING THE LOOP. Teaching Control System Theory and Design Through Experimentation. Project Design Engineer Project Mentors Mark Kapsch Dr. Brian Hodgkin Mr. Steve Innes. Preliminaries. Purpose of Project Overview of Control System Theory Antenna Azimuth Model Construction

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Closing the loop

CLOSING THE LOOP

Teaching Control System Theory and Design Through

Experimentation

Project Design Engineer Project Mentors

Mark Kapsch Dr. Brian Hodgkin

Mr. Steve Innes


Preliminaries
Preliminaries

  • Purpose of Project

  • Overview of Control System Theory

  • Antenna Azimuth Model Construction

  • Parts and Labor

  • Scalability


Reason for design
Reason for Design

  • Experimental Model for Control Systems Design Course, ELE425

    • Commonly Encountered Control System Design Problem

    • Experimentation and Analysis Enhances the Learning Experience

70m Deep Space Tracking Antenna

GoldStone Complex, California

Photo Courtesy of NASA JPL


Basic control system theory
Basic Control System Theory

  • Control Systems Use Feedback Loops to Manipulate the Circuit Output







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Parts and labor

Initial Budgetary Allocation

$1000 or less

Part Costs

Estimated

$745.60

Actual

$909.64

Overrun

$164.04

Labor Costs

217.5 Hours X $16.00/Hour = $3480

Total $4353.86

Parts and Labor


Scalability of design
Scalability of Design

  • Built-in Option for Digital Control System Implementation

  • Ability to add Sensors or Motors above the Rotating Pedestal

  • Modular Design

    • Allows alternate components to be easily implemented


Antenna system phase 2
Antenna System Phase 2

  • Project has been selected by Gabe Garza for enhancement

  • Elevation system to be added

  • Modification scheduled for Fall 07 to Spring 08


Summary
Summary

  • Need for Project

  • Control System Theory

  • Development and Construction

  • Project Cost

  • Future Growth





Unknowns
Unknowns

Mechanical System