Control Engineering for International Academy


This lecture is a basic course on control engineering.


Information on RWTHmoodle Course Rooms

Registration for the RWTHmoodle course rooms is usually performed by the students themselves, starting from the lecture site in the RWTHonline system. If you have trouble registering or you need a late registration, please contact your respective advisor.



During lecture the following topics will be discussed:

  • Introduction,
    differential equations,
    functional diagram,
  • Stability,
    Laplace transform,
    transfer function
  • Frequency Response,
    Bode diagram
  • Linear control Loop elements
  • Stability in the Bode diagram,
    Nyquist criterion
  • Algebraic stability criteria,
    root locus
  • Overview

Lecture and Exercise

The course is given as L2/E2 during the winter term.

For information on lectures and exercises check with the RWTHonline system.

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


Information About the Exam

Type: written examination

Further information about the exam will be announced in the lecture.