This set of Control Systems Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Diagonalization”.

1. State model is generally not suitable for measuring:

a) Investigation of system properties

b) Evaluation of time response

c) Real variables

d) Both a and b

2. ______________ are the techniques for converting general state models into canonical one.

a) Observable

b) Controllable

c) Diagoanlization

d) Cannonical

3. State models presented employed:

a) Physical variables

b) Phase variables

c) Canonical variables

d) All of the mentioned

4. The values of the characteristic equation is given by:

a) Eigen values

b) State matrix

c) Eigen vector

d) None of the mentioned

5. The diagonalizing matrix is also known as:

a) Eigen matrix

b) Modal matrix

c) Constant matrix

d) State matrix

6. Which of the following is exhibited by Root locus diagrams?

a) The poles of the transfer function for a set of parameter values

b) The bandwidth of the system

c) The response of a system to a step input

d) The frequency response of a system

7. The matrix constructed by placing the Eigen vectors together is diagonalizing matrix.

a) True

b) False

8. In an open loop control system

a) Output is independent of control input

b) Output is dependent on control input

c) Only system parameters have effect on the control output

d) None of the mentioned

9. The first order control system, which is well designed, has a

a) Small bandwidth

b) Negative time constant

c) Large negative transfer function pole

d) None of the mentioned

10. A.C. servomotor is basically a

a) Universal motor

b) Single phase induction motor

c) Two phase induction motor

d) Three phase induction motor