Automatic Control

Faculty of Engineering, LTH

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FRTF05 - Automatic Control, Basic Course for CMN

Reglerteknik, allmän kurs för CMN, 7.5 hp

This course is scheduled for the 2nd autumn quarter period. The lectures are given in Swedish, but most material is also available in English.

Syllabus   CEQ



The exam on January 13 will be handled through the Canvas page

The page can only be reached by those who have registerred for the exam.

 The solutions to the exam are given under "Old exams" below.



All information about the course, and communication between teachers and students are handled using the Canvas page

Course Plan

A detailed program of the course is found in the Course Plan

Laboratory Exercises

Sign-up System (Link)
Note: When the sign-up for an activity closes the lists will be taken down. Take a note of your chosen time!

Important: If you have any symptoms of Covid-19 (see symptom list in Swedish or English) at the time of your booked laboratory session, you must not attend it. In this case, contact the lab responsible by e-mail as soon as possible, and we will find a new time for you to perform the laboratory exercise.

Sign-up Lab 1: 2 Nov Oct to 8 Nov
Sign-up Lab 2: 9 Nov to 16 Nov
Sign-up Lab 3: 23 Nov to 30 Nov

If you need to change your chosen time, contact the assistant that is responsible for the lab. You find the information in the course program.


There is a collection of lecture notes that covers the course: (Swe) / (Eng).

There is a booklet with a collection of problems and solutions: (Swe) / (Eng).

The guidelines for the laborations are given in

Laboration 1 (Swe) / (Eng)
Laboration 2 (Swe) / (Eng)
Laboration 3 (Swe) / (Eng)

There is a collection of common results and formulae (formelsamling) (Swe) / (Eng) that also can be used on the examination.

The Swedish versions of the course material are sold at KFS.

The course material and further reading is also provided by the following books: Reglerteknik - Grundläggande teori by T Glad and L Ljung, Reglerteknikens grunder by B Lennartson, and Feedback Systems: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers by K J Åström and R Murray. The last book can be downloaded here.

Other material

Here is some material that helps you prepare for the course,

Old exams together with solutions are also available.

You can download Bode diagrams in pdf-format to print out and draw your own Bode diagrams. When printing, don't forget to set page format to A4 in Acroreads print setup.

Nice description of impact of control technology in different fields Here is a fun robot-biking clip. This is another impressive robot clip

Computer tools



Here are some short videos on topics from the course. The videos are in Swedish.


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