**2003**

1. The driving point impedance Z(s) of a network has the pole-zero locations as shown in figure. If Z(0) = 3, then Z(s) is

**Solution :**

**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkjfxpWTPj4**

2. A second order system has the transfer function C(s)/R(s) = 4 / [s

^{2}+ 4s + 4] with r(t) as the unit step function, the response c(t) of the system is represented by

**Solution :**

**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-G7mdzB-60I**

**2004**

3. The transfer function H(s) of an RLC circuit is given as 10

^{6}

**/**[s

^{2}+20s+10

^{6}], then the Q – factor of this circuit is

a) 25

b) 50

c) 100

d) 5000

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyZ1HtXU6Ow

4. For the circuit shown in figure, the initial conditions are zero. Its transfer function V

_{o}(t)/V

_{i}(t) is

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKzEzWRjN4Q

**2005**

5. In the derivation of expression for peak percent overshoot, which one of the following conditions is NOT required?

a) system is linear and time invariant

b) system transfer function has a pair of complex conjugate poles and no zeros

c) there is no transportation delay in the system

d) the system has zero initial conditions

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCM2Ygcsj1s

6. A double integrator plant, G(s) = K/S

^{2}, H(s) = 1 is to be compensated to achieve the damping ratio ξ = 0.5, and an undamped natural frequency ω

_{n}= 5 rad/sec. Which one of the following compensator G

_{c}(s) will be suitable?

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FCT5oDsBf0

**2006**

7. The unit step response of a system starting from rest is given by c(t) = 1 – e

^{–2t}for t ≥ 0. The transfer function of the system is

a) 1 / (1 + 2s)

b) 2 / (2 + s)

c) 1 / (2 + s)

d) 2s / (1 + 2s)

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvqQF5J_bgY

8. The unit impulse response of a system is h(t) = e

^{–t}, t ≥ 0. For this system, the steady state value of the output for unit step input is equal to

a) –1

b) 0

c) 1

d) ∞

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jfSroqXbV8

**2007**

9. If the closed loop transfer function of a control system is given as T(s) = (s – 5)

**/**[(s + 2)(s + 3)], then it is

a) an unstable system

b) an uncontrollable system

c) a minimum phase system

d) a non-minimum phase system

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4soEmuGvfcI

10. The transfer function of a plant is T(s) = 5

**/**[(s + 5)(s

^{2}+ s + 1)]. The second order approximation of T(s) using dominant pole concept is

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1BxLLTHJOI

**2008**

11. The pole-zero plot given below corresponds to a

a) Low pass filter

b) High pass filter

c) band pass filter

d) Notch filter

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZaDLLdETZPs

12. Step response of a set of three second order under damped systems all have the same percentage overshoot. Which of the following diagrams represents the poles of the three systems?

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0RUYGCL8P4

13. Group – I lists a set of four transfer functions. Group – II gives a list of possible step responses y(t). Match the step responses with the corresponding transfer functions.

a) P - 3, Q - 1, R - 4, S - 2

b) P - 3, Q - 2, R - 4, S - 1

c) P - 2, Q - 1, R - 4, S - 3

d) P - 3, Q - 4, R - 1, S – 2

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXGZriqlb1c

14. A certain system has transfer function G(s) = (s + 8)/(s

^{2}+ αs – 4 ), where α is a parameter. Consider the standard negative unity feedback configuration shown below.

Which of the following statements is true?

a) The closed loop system is never stable for any value of α

b) For some positive values of α, the closed loop system is stable, but not for all positive values

c) For all positive values of α, the closed loop system is stable

d) The closed loop system is stable for all values of α, both positive and negative

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgA_id_ATbY

15. The magnitude of frequency response of an under damped second order system is 5 at 0 rad/sec and peaks to 10/√3 at 5√2 rad/sec. The transfer function of the system is

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3a4n-8XUFCg

**2009**

16. If the transfer function of the following circuit is V

_{o}(s)/V

_{i}(s) = 1/(2+sCR), then the value of the load resistor R

_{L}is

a) R/4

b) R/2

c) R

d) 2R

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bJX_BCy6bc

**2010**

17. The transfer function Y(s)/R(s) of the system shown is

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORTP8lmNl44

18. A system with transfer function Y(s)/X(s) = s/(s + p) has an output y(t) = cos(2t – π/3) for the input signal x(t) = p cos(2t – π/2). Then, the system parameter 'p' is

a) √3

b) 2/√3

c) 1

d) √3/2

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WAIkGRRes4

**2011**

19. The differential equation 100d

^{2}y/dt

^{2}-20dy/dt+y = x(t) describes a system with an input x(t) and an output y(t).The system which is initially relaxed, is excited by a unit step input. The output y(t) can be represented by the waveform

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGDKxd0P1DA

**2012**

20. A system with transfer function is excited by sin(ωt).

The steady state output of the system is zero at

a) ω = 1 rad/sec

b) ω = 2 rad/sec

c) ω = 3 rad/sec

d) ω = 4 rad/sec

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYEEuh71lxc

**2013**

21. Which one of the following is NOT TRUE for a continuous time causal and stable LTI system?

a) all the poles of the system must lie on the left side of the jω axis

b) zeros of the system can lie anywhere in the s-plane

c) all the poles must lie with in |s| = 1

d) all the roots of the characteristic equation must be located on the let side of the jω axis

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKt_YzAm3z0

22. A polynomial f(x) = a

_{4}x

^{4}+a

_{3}x

^{3}+a

_{2}x

^{2}+a

_{1}x–a

_{0}with all coefficients positive has

a) no real roots

b) no negative real root

c) odd number of real roots

d) at least one positive and one negative real root

**Solution :**

23. Assuming zero initial conditions, the response y(t) of the system given below for a unit step input, u(t) is __________________

a) u(t)

b) t.u(t)

c) (1/2)t

^{2}.u(t)

d) e

^{-t}.u(t)

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haTwaJVl46E

24. The transfer function V

_{2}(s)/V

_{1}(s) of the circuit shown is

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVJ4qUlg8BE

25. The open loop transfer function of a DC motor is given as ω(s)/V

_{a}(s) = 10/(1+10s). when connected in feedback as shown below.

The approximate value of K

_{a}that will reduce the time constant of the closed loop system by one hundred times as compared to that of the open loop system is

a) 1

b) 5

c) 10

d) 100

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=594vhbYCvbs

**2014**

26. The forward path transfer function of a unity feedback system is given by

The value of K which will place both the poles of the closed loop system at the same location is

_________________

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwzA0qsCdYs

27. In the circuit shown, the value of capacitor C (in mF) needed to have critically damped response i(t) is ______________________

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTY9pmGILi4

28. For the following feedback system

The 2% settling time of the step response is required to be less than 2 seconds.

Which one of the following compensators C(s) achieves this?

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-mTm3UY9Go

29. The natural frequency of an undamped second order system is 40 rad/sec. If the system is damped with a damping ratio 0.3, the damped natural frequency in rad/sec is ______________

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8DCS-MhNUs

30. For the second order closed loop system shown in the figure,

the natural frequency (in rad/sec) is

a) 16

b) 4

c) 2

d) 1

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0bqQ1Wbxeg

**2015**

31. A unity negative feedback system has an open loop transfer function G(s) = K / S(S+10), the gain K for the system to have a damping ratio of 0.25 is _____________

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCcmOh0C1rY

32. The output of a standard second order system for a unit step input is given as

The transfer function of the system is

**Solution :**https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRlkHoZYDX4