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FRTN40 Project in Automatic Control

This is an advanced/doctoral project course that gives 7.5 ECTS credits. The course is given during the second study period of the fall semester (HT2), or any time during the year upon agreement between students and supervisor. (Contact Kristian if you are interested in taking the course at another time than HT2.) See the course syllabus for more information. Course evaluations by previous participants are available through the CEQ system (Current course code: FRTN40, old course code: FRT090).

Latest news

  • [2018-01-27] This is a preliminary version of the 2018 course web page. The 2017 edition of the course has finished. The 2017 course web page is available here.

Teachers

Anton Cervin (anton.cervin@control.lth.se)
Charlotta (Lotta) Johnsson (charlotta.johnsson@control.lth.se)
Martina Maggio (martina.maggio@control.lth.se)
Kristian Soltesz (kristian.soltesz@control.lth.se, course responsible)

Assistants

TBA

Research engineers

Pontus Andersson (pontus.andersson@control.lth.se, lab, equpiment, components)
Anders Nilsson (anders.nilsson@control.lth.se, computer systems, git) 

LADOK responsible

Mika Nishimura (mika.nishimura@control.lth.se)

Student representatives (Swe: kursombud)

TBA

Important dates and deliveries

  • DD MM NN, hh:mm-hh:mm, M:room. Introductory lecture. The course format, project suggestions, and related practical information will be presented by the instructors. Note: This is prior to the course start date, in order to have project groups and material orders ready by the actual course start date.
  • DD MM NN. Email wish list with four projects in prio order (and possibly list of group members) to kristian@control.lth.se.
  • DD MM NN, hh:mm-hh:mm, M:room. Official course start lecture. An introduction to git version management will be given. While we strongly encourage attendance at the introduction lecture, this will be the last possibility to form project groups. Attendance is mandatory.
  • DD MM NN. Project plan should be pushed to git and supervisor notified.
  • DD MM NN, hh:mm-hh:mm, M:room. Feedback seminar 1 on modeling and design. Attendance is mandatory.
  • DD MM NN, hh:mm-hh:mm, M:room. Tutorial lecture on report writing in LaTex. Attendance is mandatory.
  • DD MM NN. Report should be pushed to git to allow peer review by other groups before Feedback seminar 2.
  • DD MM NN, hh:mm-hh:mm, M:room. Feedback seminar 2 on design and implementation. Attendance is mandatory.
  • DD MM NN. Complete project report should be pushed to git and supervisor notified.
  • DD MM NN. All groups should leave review feedback on the reports they have received to review.
  • DD MM NN. Final, revised, report should be pushed to git and supervisor notified.
  • DD MM NN, hh:mm-hh:mm, M:room. Project presentations and demonstrations. Attendance is mandatory.
  • DD MM NN, hh:mm-hh:mm, M:room. LADOK registration of course results. See below for credit requirements.

 

Examination (check list)

For course credits, it is required to

  • participate in the project work and all mandatory activities (see above);
  • hand in a final report;
  • perform a review of another group's report;
  • update final report based on received review from another group and your supervisor
  • commit well-documented code and anything else necessary to reproduce your work into your git repo;
  • give a final presentation and demonstration of your project;
  • clean up after your group in the lab;
  • return all borrowed items, such as tools, components, etc.;
  • do the above within stipulated deadlines, and make sure to have each item approved by your group's supervisor.

 

Project groups

Getting started

Feedback seminars

Final report

Presentation and demonstration