Microcontroller-based Feedback Control Laboratory Experiments

Chiu Choi


this paper is a result of the implementation of the recommendations on enhancing hands-on experience of control engineering education using single chip, small scale computers such as microcontrollers. A set of microcontroller-based feedback control experiments was developed for the Electrical Engineering curriculum at the University of North Florida. These experiments provided hands-on techniques that students can utilize in the development of complete solutions for a number of servo control problems. Significant effort was devoted to software development of feedback controllers and the associated signal conditioning circuits interfacing between the microcontroller and the physical plant. These experiments have stimulated the interest of our students in control engineering.


feedback control laboratory, microcontroller applications, servo control, position control

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International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP) – eISSN: 2192-4880
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