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Introduction to Computer Control Systems (1RT485, 5hp)

The general information of the course is described below. News and course material are found via the links in the left hand side margin.

Teachers and in-class activities

Name Activity Hours
Dave Zachariah Lectures 10x2
Jesus Zambrano Problem solving sessions 10x2
Ruben Cubo Computer labs 2x2
Ruben Cubo Process labs 3x4

Educational programs

Program Course Code Points
IT, ISM 1RT485 5


The formal description of the course can be found here.


  • 2014-12-09

Exam location has moved to Polacksbacken :) Awaiting further details from our scheduler. Exams from 2011 and 2013 have been uploaded. Slides have been revised and uploaded.

  • 2014-11-10:

i) Summaries of each chapter in Åström and Murray's text book can be found here.
ii) Please note that the upcoming Process Labs are mandatory and they require some basic knowledge of MATLAB in order to pass.

  • 2014-11-04:

Schedules for the Process Labs
Nov 14th: 13.15-17.00
Nov 24th: 13.15-17.00
Dec 12th: 13.15-17.00


The schedule can be found here.


Computer and Process labs


Written examination at the end of the course. Passed laboratory course is also required.

  • Exam of 2011 with solutions
  • Exam of 2013


  • Feedback Systems, Karl Johan, Åström Richard M. Murray, 2000 (pdf) See also wiki.
  • Torkel Glad and Lennart Ljung: Control Theory - Multivariable and Nonlinear Methods, Taylor and Francis, 2000.
  • Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems, G. Franklin, J. Powell, A. Emami-Naeini, 1994 (Amazon)

Updated  2014-12-09 14:17:08 by Olov Rosén.