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FRTF05 - Automatic Control, Basic Course for DE

Reglerteknik, allmän kurs för DE, 7.5 hp

This is a course that is scheduled for the first quarter period (lp1). The lectures are given in Swedish, but most material is also available in English.

Syllabus CEQ reports 



The solutions to the exam 220817 are given under "old exams" below.

Want to see your exam? Contact Tore Hägglund,


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: 30 Aug to 5 Sep
Sign-up Lab 2: 6 Sep to 13 Sep
Sign-up Lab 3: 20 Sep to 27 Sep


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 course contains three laboratory experiments. The guidelines for these are given in

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

The Swedish versions of this 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 are 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.

Computer tools

There is a set of Interacting Learning Modules for use in learning Automatic Control.

Control Tutorials for Matlab includes examples on Cruise Control, DC Motor, Bus Suspension, Inverted pendulum. You will need access to Matlab on your computer.


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