Teaching Students the Basics of Control Theory Using NI ELVIS II

  • Dmitrii DobriborsciEmail author
  • Dmitry Bazylev
  • Alexey Margun
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 75)


This paper describes a remote lab, currently available on the Department of Control Systems and Computer Science in ITMO University. The remote lab allows students with disabilities to gain knowledge in Electrical Engineering and Electronics, Control Theory, Systems Identification and etc. In this paper the developed laboratory setup for DC motor control is described. The paper shows the model of DC motor and designing the proportional-integral-differential controller tuned using Ziegler-Nichols and modal control approaches.


DC motor NI ELVIS Remote lab Ziegler-Nichols Modal control Education Active learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dmitrii Dobriborsci
    • 1
    Email author
  • Dmitry Bazylev
    • 1
  • Alexey Margun
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Control Systems and Computer ScienceITMO UniversitySaint PetersburgRussian Federation

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