Topic 7 - Control systems [HL]

This topic looks at centralized and distributed control systems, including GPS, taxi meters, heating systems, traffic lights and more. These are evaluated on sensor input, processing, output and feedback. The range of systems discussed here is not necessarily completed and further research is strongly recommended.

Control systems overview

In this section a range of examples for control systems are explained. Furthermore, different sensors, actuators and feedback loops are discussed.

Evaluation of control systems

This section looks at the advantages and disadvantages of control systems, including its moral and ethical implications.