Automatic Control of Design Professionals, Reducing Human Intervention: Live Webinar

Automatic Control of Design Professionals, Reducing Human Intervention: Live Webinar


Automatic Control of Design Professionals, Reducing Human Intervention
This program is a

*LIVE INTERACTIVE webinar: you will need an i-phone, i-pad, lap top, or desk top to view it.  and a microphone/webcam.

Webinar links are emailed one day prior to the class date.

All our programs are APPROVED FOR PDU’s

We do not charge a registration fee only Tuition

8 PDU in 1 DAY

Date: Sunday June 4, 2023 Time: 8:am to 4:30pm

We are approved provider by:

NJ Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
New York Board of Professional Engineers , Sponsor # 201  beginning 2/1/2018 to 1/31/2024
Florida Board of Professional Engineers: Laws and Rules and Ethics, Provider number 007543 (Ethics) 0010489
Florida Board of Professional Engineers: CE provider Provider number 0007543
Maryland Board for Professional Engineers


Course Agenda and Description:


What is automation and why do we need it

Development of automatic control

Concept, composition, and control


Requirements for the performance of the control system

How is automation used today


10:00-11:00                         Mathematical Model of Automatic Control & Time Domain Analysis Method

Establishment of differential equations of control system

Concept and calculation of transfer function

Time domain analysis method

Obtaining system performance indicators

Stability analysis of control system

Analysis and calculation of steady-state error,

Methods to reduce or eliminate steady-state error


11:00-12:00                         Root Locus Analysis Method & Frequency characteristic method

Basic Concepts of root locus

Basic characteristics of root locus and drawing methods

Use root locus to analyze system performance

Basic concepts and geometric representation of frequency domain characteristics

Frequency characteristics of typical links and systems

 12:00-12:30                         30-minute break

  12:30-1:30                      Calibration and Design of Control System & Analysis of sampling control system

The general method of system calibration

General understanding of engineering design method of control system

Analysis of sampling control system

Stability analysis of sampling control system

Steady-state error of sampling control system and its solution


1:30 – 3:30                         Practical Application of Automatic Control

  • Automatic train control, ATP (Automatic Train Protection),
  • ATO (Automatic Train Operation) and ATS (Automatic Train Supervision)
  • Communication-based train control (CBTC)
  • Drones

3:30  -4:30                 Discussion



Mr. Avinash Prasad is a Licensed Professional Engineer, Land Surveyor with more than three decades of professional experience in civil engineering, surveying & management field since his graduation. He has recently earned Doctor of Philosophy degree from New York University in Civil Engineering. He has double Master of Science Degrees in Civil Engineering and Engineering Management from New Jersey institute of technology, NJ and BS Degree in Civil Engineering. He has more than 2000 hours of continuous professional education as instructor/participating professional (1990-2021) excluding formal education. He is a (NJ) state certified emergency medical technician (EMT), emergency medical responder (EMR), fire fighter (FF). He is a FELLOW of American Society of Civil Engineers and also an active member of several professional organizations such as: AREMA, PMI, AISC, NYSAPLS etc. His technical papers were accepted in multiple ASCE journals and various other organizations like ASCE, AREMA & NYSAPLS conference proceedings for presentation and or publication multiple times.