Feedback Systems

Photograph of magnetic levitation demonstration.

Magnetic levitation, demonstrated in this photograph, is the topic of one of the design project options. (Image courtesy of Dr. Kent Lundberg.)


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Spring 2007



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This course employs an archival collection of videos from the OCW supplemental resource Electronic Feedback Systems.

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the design of feedback systems. Topics covered include: properties and advantages of feedback systems, time-domain and frequency-domain performance measures, stability and degree of stability, root locus method, Nyquist criterion, frequency-domain design, compensation techniques, application to a wide variety of physical systems, internal and external compensation of operational amplifiers, modeling and compensation of power converter systems, and phase lock loops.

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James Roberge, Joel Dawson, and Kent Lundberg. 6.302 Feedback Systems, Spring 2007. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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