Question Paper: Control Systems : Question Paper Jun 2015 - Electronics & Telecomm (Semester 4) | Visveswaraya Technological University (VTU)
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Control Systems - Jun 2015

Electronics & Communication (Semester 4)

TOTAL MARKS: 100
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
1 (a) With the help of neat block diagram, define open loop and closed loop control system.(4 marks) 1 (b) For a mechanical system shown in Fig. Q1(b) obtain force voltage analogous electrical network. (8 marks) 1 (c) Draw the electrical network based on torque-current analogy and give all the performance equation for the Fig Q1(c). (8 marks) 2 (a) Define the following terms related to signal flow graph with a neat schematic:
i) Forward path
ii) Feedback loop
iii) Self loop
iv) Source node.
(6 marks)
2 (b) Obtain the transfer function for the block diagram, shown in Fig. Q2(b). Using:
i) Block diagram reducing technique
ii) Mason's gain formula. (8 marks)
2 (c) For the signal flow graph shown in Fig. Q2(c), find the overall transfer function by:
i) Block diagram reduction technique.
ii) Verify the result by Mason's gain formula. (8 marks)
3 (a) Define and derive the expression for: i) Rise time
ii) Peak overshoot of an under-damped second order control system subjected to step input.
(6 marks)
3 (b) For a unit feedback control system with $$G(s) = \dfrac {10 (s+2)} {s^2 (s+1)}$$ Find: i) The static error coefficients ii) Steady state error when the input is $$R(s)= \dfrac {3}{8} - \dfrac {2}{s^2} + \dfrac {1}{3s^3} .$$(6 marks) 3 (c) A system is given by differential equation $$\dfrac {d^2y}{dt^2} + 4\dfrac {dy}{dt} + 8y = 8x,$$ where y=output and x=input. Determine: i) Peak overshoot ii) Settling time iii) Peak time for unit step input.(8 marks) 4 (a) Explain Routh-Hurwitz criterion for determining the stability of the system and mention its limitations.(6 marks) 4 (b) For a system s4+22s2+10s2+s+k=0, find kmar and ω at kmar.(6 marks) 4 (c) Determine the value of 'k' and 'b' so that the system whose open loop transfer function is: $$G(s) = \dfrac {k(s+1)}{s^3+bs^2 + 3s+1}$$ oscillates at a frequency of oscillations of 2 rad/sec.(8 marks) 5 (a) For a unity feedback system, the open loop transfer function is given by: $$G(s) = \dfrac {K} {s(s+2)(s^2+6s+25)}$$ i) Sketch the root locus for 0≤k≤∞ ii) At what value of 'k' the system becomes unstable
ii) At this point of instability, determine the frequency of oscillation of the system.
(15 marks)
5 (b) Consider the system with $$G(s)H(s) = \dfrac{k} {s(s+2)(s+4)}$$ find whether s=-0.75 is point on root locus or not angle condition.(5 marks) 6 (a) Explain the procedure for investigating the stability using Nyquist criterion.(5 marks) 6 (b) For a certain control system: $$G(s) H(s) = \dfrac {k} {s(s+2)(s+10)} .$$ Sketch the Nyquist plot and hence calculate the range of value of 'k' for stability.(15 marks) 7 (a) Sketch the bode plot for the open loop transfer function: $$G(s)H(s)= \dfrac {k(1+0.2s)(I+0.025s)}{s^3 (1+0.001s)(1+0.005s)} ,$$ Find the range of 'k' for closed loop stability(14 marks) 7 (b) Explain the following as applied to bode plots:
i) Gain margin ii) Phase margin iii) Gain and phase cross over frequency.
(6 marks)
8 (a) Define the following terms: i) State ii) State variable iii) State space iv) State transition.(4 marks) 8 (b) A system is described by the differential equation, $$\dfrac {d^3y}{dt^3}+ \dfrac {3d^2y}{dt^2} + \dfrac {17dy}{dt}+ 5y = 10u(t)),$$ where 'y' is the output and 'u' is input to the system. Determine the state space representation of the system.(6 marks) 8 (c) Obtain the state equations for the electrical network shown in Fig. Q8(c). (10 marks)

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