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Ano Letivo: 2013/14

Mestrado em Manutenção Técnica de Edifícios

Systems Control and Domotics

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 13862/2010

4 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL + 3,0 OT

- Ana Cristina Barata Pires Lopes
- Paulo Manuel Machado Coelho

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Acquire knowledge about: the structures of Control Systems and Home Automation systems; the analysis and design applied to intelligent buildings, stability analysis and performance; the type of communication networks used in intelligent buildings, and remaining associated technology.

1. Introduction to Control Systems
2. Signals and systems classification
3. Mathematical models of physical systems
4. Analysis of continuous-time LTI systems
5. Design of classical control systems
6. General Control Designs
7. Sensors in Intelligent Buildings (IB)
8. Introduction to Home Automation
9. Bus system
10. Introduction to communication networks for IB
11. Approach to design in IB

Evaluation Methodology
Final assessment is based on assignments. The final grade will be calculated according to the following formula:
(NF = 0.3xNTP+0.5xNT+0.2xNA)where NF - final mark; NTP- mark of pratical works; NT - mark of assignment and NA - mark of presentation

- Wang, S. (2010). Intelligent Buildings and Building Automation. .: Spon Press
- Franklin, G. (1994). Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems. .: Addison-Wesley
- Ogata, K. (1997). Modern Control Engineering. .: Prentice-Hall
- Lathi, B. (2005). Linear Systems and Signals. .: Oxford University Press

Teaching Method
The lectures have an expository character. In practical classes application works are performed. In both classes exercises will be solved and case studies will be presented, encouraging the critical involvement of students.

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