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Enrolment No.___________

GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY


BE - SEMESTERIV(New) EXAMINATION WINTER 2016

Subject Code:2141708
Subject Name:Control System
Time: 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM

Date:19/11/2016
Total Marks: 70

Instructions:
1. Attempt all questions.
2. Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.
3. Figures to the right indicate full marks.

Q.1

Short Questions-

ONE MARKS EACH


14

Q.2

Which are the asymptotic stable systems?

What is meant by db/dec?

When the degenerative feedback is used?

When the Rank of matrix/vector is max?

Which is the non linear type of friction in Mechanical system?

What is the damping factor of Critically damped system?

When the co-relation between time domain and frequency domain not valid/not exist?

For ramp input, what is the error constant formula?

When singular points are existing?

10

Which technique is/are used for making Non linear system to linear system?

11

What is effect of non-minimum phase system?

12

In which condition the torsion spring constant is assumed to be infinite?

13

BIBO stands for what?

14

When the self loop in Signal Flow Graph is exist?

(a)

Write short notes on open loop control systems and closed loop control systems. Discuss their
advantages and disadvantages.
Explain frequency response and state its limitation.
Explain constant-M circles and constant-N circles by deriving related expressions. Explain
how resonant peak can be obtained.
OR
Draw the Nyquist Plot for G(s)=1/S(S-1) ,with calculation .Also Write MATLAB program /
code for it.

03

Explain Standard Test signals.


What is analogous system? Explain it With suitable Example, in brief.
Draw signal flow graph of the system, whose block diagram is shown in Fig.1. Obtain closed
loop transfer function of the system using Masons gain formula

03
04
07

(b)
(c)

(c)

Q.3

(a)
(b)
(c)

04
07

07

OR
Q.3

(a)

Explain the concept of linearity and time invariance in the context of control systems.

03

(b)

Discuss the limitations of transfer functions and advantages of analysis of control systems
using state space.
Using the block diagram reduction techniques, find the closed loop transfer function of the
system whose block diagram is given in Fig. 1.

04

(a)

Sketch the polar plot of G(S)= K s / (Ts+1).

03

(b)

Write note on steady state error and error constants.

04

(c)

Draw sketches of three time responses of a second order system for a unit step input for under
damped, critically damped and over damped systems. Give definitions of five performance
indices with the help of sketch drawn for under damped system.

07

(c)

Q.4

07

OR

Q.4

(a)

Briefly explain the first order system and its time response to a unit step input.

03

(b)

By means of Routh criterion, determine the stability of the system described by characteristic
equations. S4 + 2 S3 + 8 S2 + 4 S + 3 = 0
Sketch the Root Locus of unity feedback control system with
G(s) = K/S(S+1)(S+3) and determine the value of K for Marginal stability

04

(a)

For a RLC circuit, derive the state model of the system.

03

(b)

Discuss Nichol chart and its application.,

04

(c)

Discuss the Modelling of Gear train system.

07

(c)
Q.5

07

OR
Q.5

(a)

Discuss in state transition matrix and its computational method.

03

(b)

A unity feedback system is characterized by open loop transfer function G(s) =K/s(s 10).
Determine gain K so that the system will have a damping ratio of 0.5.
Draw the Bode plot for G(s) = 10(1+0.5s) / s (1+0.1s) (1+0.2s).
Also find phase and gain margin.

04

(c)

07

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