**Introduction :** Open loop and closed loop
systems, regulating systems, servo mechanisms, Transfer function & impulse
response of system.

**Study of components:** OP-Amp as differential
amplifier or error detector, stepper motor, synchro control transformer, synchro
control transmitter, potentiometer & two phase servo motor.

Modelling of systems: RLC circuits, armature &
field controlled dc motors, importance of a mathematical model.

**Block diagrams:** Various techniques of block
diagram reduction, Masons gain formula & its application to block diagram
reduction.

**Transient response of systems:** Importance
of second order system models, time domain specifications of system &
analysis of transient response using second order model.

**Steady state error analysis:** Types of
systems, steady state error analysis of different types of systems using step,
ramp, parabolic input signals.

**Stability analysis:** Introduction to the
concept of stability, stability analysis using Routh -

Hurwitz criterion

**Frequency domain analysis of systems :**
Frequency domain specifications of systems , Resonance peak & peak resonance
frequency regarding complex poles and zeroes, Relationship between time &
frequency domain specification of systems

Stability analysis of systems using Bode plots

Stability analysis of systems using root locus
& the concepts of dominant, closed loop pole pair

Introduction to polar plots

Principle of argument & its application to the
study of stability of systems.

Constant gain & phase loci & their use in
the stability study of systems.