Control Engineering for BME


This lecture is a part of the course Control and Electrical Engineering of the Master course Biomedical Engineering BME. The first part of this combined course will deal with control theory. The second part is about electrical engineering and will be lectured by the Institute of Applied Medical Engineering, called AME.




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During the control part of the lecture the following topics will be discussed:

  • Recap:
    Differential equations,
    Laplace transform,
    Linear control Loop elements
  • Stability,
    algebraic stability criteria,
    control goals
  • Parameter space approach
  • Root locus
  • Bode diagram,
    simplified Nyquist criterion
  • Stability in the Bode diagram
  • Loop Shaping

Lecture and Exercise

The course is given as L2/E2 during the winter term from 8:15 to 11:45am on Tuesday morning. The lecture hall is the UKA 5.

For information on lectures and exercises check with the RWTH-CampusOffice system.

Course materials for the lectures and the exercises can be downloaded from the L2P platform.


Information About the Exam

Type: written examination

The examination will be for Control Engineering and Electrical Engineering – one examination for both parts together. Further information about the exam will be announced in the lecture.