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Matlab-based software utilities for teaching and learning automatic control systems

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ACTA I & II are two Matlab-based GUI tools supporting teaching and learning Automatic Control Systems. ACTA tools greatly facilitate the design of Electronic Flight Control Systems.

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In these papers we introduce the ACTA tools and their functions; we also present case studies demonstrating how simple models of typical modern aircraft control system may be solved using the ACTA tools. We finish with conclusions and our future plans.

1/ A. Andreatos & A. Zagorianos, Matlab GUI Application for Teaching Control Systems, in Proc. of the 6th International Conference on Engineering Education, Rhodes, Greece, July 2009.

2/ A. Andreatos & A. D. Zagorianos, Educational Control Systems Tool design and evaluation. In Proc. of the 7th International Conference on Engineering Education, Corfu, Greece, July 2010.

3/ A. Andreatos & A. D. Zagorianos, ACTA tools as an integrated teaching assistant for the Design of Automatic Flight Control Systems. WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on ADVANCES in ENGINEERING EDUCATION, Issue 5, Volume 7, May 2010, pp. 172-179.

Currently the ACTA tools are available for Windows only.
This version has been tested on Windows XP 32-bit. Click on acta.zip to download: