The course aims to provide students with the fundamental elements of automatic systems theory for the purpose of analyzing the main properties of dynamic systems, such as encountered in machines and plants for the production of paper and/or cardboard, and the design of control systems to make their behavior comply with given specifications (more info)
Mathematics (differential equations, matrix algebra, notions of geometry). Basic knowledge of physics (mechanics, electromagnetism) and chemical engineering.
Katsuhiro Ogata, "Modern Control Engineering", Prentice Hall
Antonio Bicchi. “Fondamentals of Automation - Part I";
Danilo Caporale, Silvia Strada, “Automatica - Raccolta di esercizi risolti, con appendice MATLAB'', 2015, Pitagora, ISBN 88-371-1915-1