Spanish Control Engineering Challenge: An Educational Experience

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 321)


The Concurso de Ingeniería de Control (CIC) (Engineering Control Challenge) is a student challenge organized by the Comité Español de Automática - CEA (Spanish Committee of Automation) from Spain. It was set as an educational and motivational tool for control engineering students. Although originally devised for Spanish pupils, several non-spanish teams ended up participating at the two editions, 2012 and 2013. This article describes details about the challenge and its organization, and it shows, as well, some of the impressions obtained by polls and testimonials from participants.


Control teaching Education Control Challenge 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instituto Universitario de Automática e Informática Industrial - ai2Universitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain

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