Automatic Control

Faculty of Engineering, LTH

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FRTF05 - Automatic Control, Basic Course for CMN

Reglerteknik, allmän kurs för CMN, 7.5 hp

This course is scheduled for the 2nd autumn quarter period. The lectures are given in Swedish, but most material is also available in English.

Syllabus   CEQ




The solutions to the exam in August 2020 are now presented under "old exams" below.



Course Plan

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: 4 Nov Oct to 10 Nov
Sign-up Computer Exercise: 11 Nov to 17 Nov
Sign-up Lab 2: 18 Nov to 24 Nov
Sign-up Lab 3: 2 Dec to 8 Dec

If you need to change your chosen time, contact the assistant that is responsible for the lab. You find the information in the course program.

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


There is a collection of lecture notes that covers the course: (Swe) / (Eng).

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

The guidelines for the laborations are given in

Laboration 1 (Swe) / (Eng)
Laboration 2 (Swe) / (Eng)
Laboration 3 (Swe) / (Eng)

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

The Swedish versions of the course material are sold at KFS.

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.

Other material

Here is 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.

Nice description of impact of control technology in different fields Here is a fun robot-biking clip. This is another impressive robot clip

Computer tools



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


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