Nine pathways (Master of Engineering) are available for this programme: Nonlinear System Control and Robust Control, Intelligent Control Theory and Application, Motion Control System, Computer Control System and Fieldbus Technology, Intelligent Measuring Technology, Automatic Equipment, Intelligent Control and Intelligent System, Signal Processing and Computer Vision, Autonomous Navigation and Control
Master of engineering in this sub-discipline addresses engineering technical basis and application technology in a broad field, including automatic control, electronic technology, automatic detection, information processing, computer technology and network technology, etc. It emphasizes on control, management and modern information processing technology to improve system analysis, system design, system operation development and integration of scientific and technical, relevant knowledge, and engineering practical ability training, with the features of automatic detection, motion control, industrial process control and intelligent control system on the basic of computer control.
This subject area of study is maily to cultivatehigh level technicians for industrial enterprises. It focuses on cultivation of innovative thinking and independent operating ability, and it also trains the students how to solve the practical production problems with modern advanced technical means. The graduates are allowed to enter into graduate thesis stage only after having obtained a certain number of credits in enterprise practice in addition to basic theory learning and science experiment at university. The theme of thesis mainly comes from engineering application projects. Its pathways address studies on industrial control system, modern electrical control technology, computer control system, intelligent sensing technology, intelligent robotic control on the basic of national key projects in accordance with the actual requirement of engineering and the specialties on this area. It has its own strongly specialized and professional characteristics in the key technology and application of orientation and attitude control of vehicle, ship and aircraft.
Two pathways are available for this programme: Pathway A: Master of Engineering in Power Electronics Technology and its Application; Pathway B: Master of Engineering in Frequency Converter and Driving Technology of Direct-drive Servo Motor
Pathway A: Master of Engineering in Power Electronics Technology and its Application
This pathway focuses on application of power electronics technology in all kinds of power convertors, i.e. AC/DC,DC/DC, DC/AC, power quality control including reactive power compensation and active power filter, and new energy such as solar energy and wind power generation.
Pathway B: Master of Engineering in Frequency Converter and Driving Technology of Direct-drive Servo Motor
This pathways addresses frequency converter and high precision direct-drive servo system. It covers researches in the area of structural optimization design of permanent magnet synchronous linear motor, frequency control technique of direct-drive servo system, building servo-drive control model that is suitable for variable load and wide-area control, direct-drive system setup and control strategy.
By choosing this pathway,the postgraduate students are expected to master basic, systematic theory and professional knowledge, especially in the area of power electronic device, control method of fly-by-wire flight control system, calculation method, and testing technology. They shall be able to analyze and solve problems on engineering technology and independently deal with researches, techniques and management in this sub-discipline and its corresponding fields.
This sub-discipline offers research on theory, operation, design and control of motor. Motor is one of key equipments for electromechanical energy conversion and control. In addition to large capacity generating equipment, modern science and technology equipments such as industrial automation, robot and household appliances need various kinds of small and special electric motors and speed regulation systems. As the adoption of some new technological means including power electronics, microcomputer control, computer technology and signal monitoring, new research direction has emerged.
Pathway A: Master of Engineering in Motor Control and High Performance Motion Control
This pathway addresses studies on control strategy, control algorithm and the optimization of controller parameters of new-style motor i.e. brushless DC motor, linear motor and switched reluctance motor. the development of speed control technology of A.C drive has fueled the trend to high frequency,digitalization and intellectualization, as high performance control algorithm including novel converter transformer, modern control theory, microcontroller, vector control study and direct torque control applied to traditional AC speed regulation system .
Pathway B: Master of Engineering in Motor Energy-Saving technique and its Application
This pathway aims at studies on energy-saving operation and decision support system for motor, pump and draught fan in oil field. Combing motor parameter with load, it deals with the matching problem of motor system effectiveness from the point of integral energy-saving system.
This sub-discipline covers detection, control and determination on location, direction, track and attitude of motion objects such as road travelling, sailing, aviation and spaceflight, as one core technology in Civil Transport System and National Defense Armament System.
This sub-discipline aims at studies on design of autonomous inertia integratednavigation system, transfer and treatment of multi-scale and multi-rate data, application of intelligent actuator in mobile control system for mobile integrated navigation, intelligent control and network control on the basic of inertial technology, data fusion technology, and design theory of inertial integrated navigation.
This sub-discipline is featured with the area ofinertial componentsmade by new principle and high-dynamic inertial navigation system, in accordance with theNational Plan for Science and Technology Development, engineering requirements and the specialties of the subject at the University. It always keeps a national leading position in similar subjects. Some relevant technologies have won successively the second prize of National Progress Awards in Science and Technology and the National Invention Awards, Technology Achievement Award of State Commission of Science and Technology for National Defense Industry, and Technology Innovation Award of Zhongguancun Science and Technology Park. In recent years, this sub-discipline has obtained 8 patents, 34 copyrights in computer software. It has undertaken a series of projects including Key Project of National Natural Science Foundation, General Program, State 973 Project, National Defence Pre-research Projectand tasks for engineering, Beijing Academic Innovative Talents Project, Special Funded Projects for Talents in Beijing and Transverse Research Project, etc.
Four pathways are available for this programme:
Pathway A: Autonomous Navigation and Control
This pathway focuses on theory and application of autonomous navigation, attitude control and positioning control of moving body, i.e. robot, civil unmanned vehicle and unmanned aerial vehicle, without outer information under the guidance of control theory, intelligent science and technique. It also offers studies on inertial navigation theory and method, application of machine-learning in navigation and control, precision guidance and control engineering, integration of survey and design of GNC, intelligent servo technology, new concept aircraft, hardware-in-the-loop simulation control system of moving body.
Pathway B: Inertial Instrument and Inertial Integrated System
This pathway covers inertial instrument made by new principle, robot with new structure and new function, multi-mode inertial integrated system, theory and applied basis of position and attitude measurement of moving body in complicated surroundings, engineering model and product development, and technical management in accordance with inertial technology, sensing technology, modern data fusion and estimation theory, multi-mode integrated navigation technology. It involves gyroscope based on new principle, inertial integrated system technology, tight INS/SPS integration theory and method, robot autonomous perception and movement mechanism, simultaneous localization and mapping technology, autonomous initial alignment, intelligent information processing and network control, embedded navigation guidance control computer system and its reliability technology.
Pathway C: Micro-/Nano-Mechanical Sensor
This pathway focuses on Surface Acoustic Wave sensor, micro/nano-mechanical sensor, design of surface wave device,high-frequency signal processing, and micro-machining process and its materials with new technology and new principle, SAW inertial sensor (Accelerometer and Gyroscope) is a new-style inertial device with bright application foreground due to its simple structure, manufacture, impact resistance, stable reliable performance, high sensitivity and accurate digital output.
Pathway D: Multivariate Electric Servo Location Technology
The traditional way to achieve Multi-Degree-Of-Freedom is by using several single DOF drive elements and complicated transmission mechanism. It inevitably results in bulky volume and poor dynamic performance, and transmission errors may directly affect positioning accuracy and system stability. The invention of Multi-DOF motor gives a new method to solve these problems. This pathway offers research on dynamic modeling and position control of multi-DOF permanent magnet spherical stepper motor. It aims to realize precision positioning in the field of aerospace, medical device, stereo vision, and high sensitivity robot joint, etc., with effective controlling model-based and data-driven model-free learning adaptive control method.
This sub-discipline emphasizes on the solid theoretical foundation knowledge, and lays stress on innovation ability and engineering ability of the students. It aims at nurturing innovative research talents who work on autonomous navigation and control of moving body like robots and unmanned platform; theory study, analysis, design, experiment and technology development of inertial device, and inertial integrated system in the field of orienteering, location, attitude control of moving body.
Two pathways are available for this programme:Intelligent Control and Intelligent System, Signal Processing and Computer Vision
This sub-discipline is within the discipline Control Science and Engineering. It is a newly-developed one from the subjects of control theory, artificialintelligence, computer technique, signal processing, etc. It focuses on theory and technique of signal processing and pattern recognition to construct intelligent system through processing, classification and comprehension of media information according to the theory and technology of information processing and pattern recognition. This sub-discipline is an important branch in Control Science and Engineering by combining theory with practice and it has widespread application value. Currently, it possesses experimental platform for humanoid robot and wheeled robot, signal processing system and corresponding simulationsoftware. On this platformit could offer researches on motion planning and control of robot; detection, reorganization and track of target on LIDAR and man’s vision; robot localization and map making; adaptive active noise control, etc. It can meet the basic experimental requirement of the graduate; and it has achieved some higher level results in the area of intelligent control, robot dynamics and control theory. It has fulfilled more than 10 programs sponsored by National Natural Science Foundation and published over 40 academic papers indexed by SCI and EI. In the field of Adaptive Active Vibration and Noise Control Theory and its application, it has also obtained good achievements and published over 10 papers in some major international academic journals.
This programme is listed as one of the key disciplines of Beijing Municipality.Three pathways are available for this programme: Pathway A: Master of Engineering in Intelligent Detection Technology; Pathway B: Master of Engineering in Automatic Equipment; Pathway C: Master of Engineering in Multi-Sensor Data Fusion
Pathway A: Master of Engineering in Intelligent Detection Technology
This pathway covers development of intelligent sensor and intelligent detection technology on the basis of estimation theory, control theory,artificialintelligence and digital signal processing technology. Based on piezoelectric effect, it offers research on smart material and its transducer; application and development of piezoelectric sensor and their array; application of intelligent fault diagnosis and fault tolerance technique as well as its reliability design and assessment.
Pathway B: Master of Engineering in Automatic Equipment
This pathway focuses on Digital Micro Inertial Navigation System and Integrated Navigation Technology with application of motion control system based on digital technique and inertial navigation technology. It also aims at information transmission and processing of Embedded Computer measuring and Control System design and simulation, etc.
Pathway C: Master of Engineering in Multi-Sensor Data Fusion
It emphasizes on Data Fuzzy Inference System in multi-sensor integrated system on the basis of information fusion algorithm and integrated navigation design theory. It also aims at research and application of data fusion, fault detection and artificial-intelligence algorithm on artificial neural network and Kalman filtering. It has undertaken more than 30 research projects sponsored by National Natural Science Foundation,Military Pre-research Project and Project for egineering. It has obtained 7 national invention patents and published more than 50 academic papers indexed by SCI, EI. In addition, 3 monographs and 5 textbooks have also been completed and published. The programme has gained some high level achievements in the field of intelligent detection technology, intelligent control and its equipments, digital detection technology, embedded computer technology and its reliability, multi-sensor data fusion, with some having reached the leading domestic level.
Control Theory and Control Engineering is an important sub-discipline of the discipline Control Science and Engineering (CSE). It focuses on research of control theory and control engineering in the field of CSE. It has become the research hotspot with strong vitality in some frontier fields, such as Nonlinear Systems and Control, Robust Control, Stochastic Control and Self-adaptation Control, etc. Meanwhile, it has general meaning to effectively propose the solutions on integration of control problems in engineering.
Three pathways are available for this programme:
PathwaysA: Master of Engineering in Complex Nonlinear Control Systems and Robust Control
The pathway of Nonlinear Control Systems focuses on typical engineering objects with nonlinearity, randomness and three-phase coupling just like electric-arc furnace and produces the solutions. In the field of Robust Adaptive Control, it takes robust adaptive control with nonlinear coupling multi-motor system in recent years as research object and provides some new approaches. This pathway has 2 projects sponsored by National Natural Science Foundation, 3 byBeijing Natural Science Foundation, and 1 chief project by theMinistry of Education of China. It has published 3 monograph and over 100 papers, in which there are more than 50 EI indexed.
Pathway B: Master of Engineering in Modern Motion Control Systems
This pathway, covering all kinds of motion control systems, offers modern control methods on the basis of passive control theory of nonlinear systems with passive control for power electronics system as the background. It has gained some important achievements at the forefront of international development. This pathway has carried out 1 project in National Natural Science Foundationand several ones in science project sponsored by Beijing Municipal Education Commission. A number of quality papers and 4 monographs have been published.
Pathway C: Master of Engineering in Complex System Modeling and Predictive Control
Based on data-driven,this pathway originates in the idea of fault detection, modeling and predictive control on the background of fault detection, fault prediction and control for large-scale electromechanical machines and petrochemical equipments. It has had two projects respectively sponsored by National Natural Science Foundation and Beijing Natural Science Foundation. It has published a lot of papers and made remarkable achievements.