Automatic Control

Faculty of Engineering, LTH

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Automatic Control Basic Course for ED

Automatic Control Basic Course for ED

FRTF05 Reglerteknik AK för ED

This is a course that is scheduled for the first quarter period (lp1). The lectures are given in Swedish, but most material is also available in English.

Syllabus       CEQ reports  



Solutions to the exam 181029 are given under "old exams" below.

A detailed program of the course is found in the Course Plan

Laboratory Exercises

Sign-up System (Link)

Note: When the sign-up for an activity closes the lists will be taken down. Take a note of your chosen time!

Sign-up Lab 1: 3 Sep to 9 Sep
Sign-up Computer Exercise: 10 Sep to 16 Sep
Sign-up Lab 2: 17 Sep to 23 Sep
Sign-up Lab 3: 1 Oct to 7 Oct

The material for the computer exercise is in the exercise book, chapter 9. An English translation of the computer exercise is available here.


A collection of lecture notes by T Hägglund that covers the course is sold at KF.

The course material and further reading is also provided by the following books: Reglerteknik - Grundläggande teori by T Glad and L Ljung, Reglerteknikens grunder by B Lennartson, and Feedback Systems: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers by K J Åström and R Murray. The last book can be downloaded here.

There is a booklet with a collection of problems and solutions: (Swe) / (Eng).

The course contains three laboratory experiments. The guidelines for these are given in

There is a collection of common results and formulae (formelsamling) (Swe) / (Eng) that also can be used on the examination.

Other material

Here are some material that helps you prepare for the course,

Old exams together with solutions are also available.

You can download Bode diagrams in pdf-format to print out and draw your own Bode diagrams. When printing, don't forget to set page format to A4 in Acroreads print setup.

Computer tools

There is a set of Interacting Learning Modules for use in learning Automatic Control.

Control Tutorials for Matlab includes examples on Cruise Control, DC Motor, Bus Suspension, Inverted pendulum. You will need access to Matlab on your computer.


Here are some short videos on topics from the course. The videos are in Swedish.

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