Welcome to the Fall 2017 web page for AE353

Textbook: Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems by G.F. Franklin, J.D. Powell, and A. Emami-Naeini, 7th edition

Homework Policy: Weekly homeworks will be assigned. Computer aided homework problems (MATLAB) will also be included.

• 2 Mid-term Exams: 50% (25%+25%)
• Final Exam: 40%
• Homework: 10%

Instructor: Professor Petros Voulgaris

e-mail: voulgari@illinois.edu

Office: 300 Talbot Lab (tel: 244-0961) and 161 CSL (tel: 333-1368)

Office hours:  Monday 12-1pm at 161 CSL

Teaching Assistant: Donglei Sun

e-mail: dsun13@illinois.edu

Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday 4-5pm at AE Computer Lab (321D Talbot Lab). Additional office hour upon request.

e-mail: bacula2@illinois.edu

Elementary Design of a Feedback Controller for the Boeing 747 Pitch-Dynamics

Equations of Motion of an Aircraft

Exam 1 will be on Monday, October 16

Exam 1 content

Practice exercises: Practice 1   Practice 2

Exam 1 solutions

Exam 2 will be on Monday, November 13, 11am-12pm

Exam 2 content

Practice exercises: Practice 1   Practice 2   Practice 3

Exam 2 solutions

Final Exam will be on Tuesday, 12/19/2017, 1:30pm to 4:30pm, in 218 Ceramics Building

Final exam info

A practice problem

Homework assignments:

Homework 1, due on Friday, September 22, 2017   (Suggested reading: Chapter 1, 2, 3.1, 7.1, 7.2, 9.1 and 9.2 on textbook)   Solutions

Homework 2, due on Friday, September 22, 2017   (Suggested reading: Chapter 1, 2, 3.1, 7.1, 7.2, 9.1 and 9.2 on textbook)   Solutions

Homework 3, due on Friday, September 29, 2017   (Suggested reading: Chapter 3.1, 3.9, and Appendix A on textbook)  (NOTE: In this homework, the third sentence in Problem 3.d should be: Is this different from what you found in part b)?)  Solutions

Homework 4, due on Monday, October 9, 2017  (Suggested reading: Chapter 3.1-3, 3.5, 3.6.1, 3.6.2, and Appendix A on textbook)   Solutions

Homework 5, (Suggested reading: Chapter 3.1-3.6.2 on textbook)   Solutions

Homework 6, due on Friday, October 27, 2017   Solutions

Homework 7, due on Friday, October 27, 2017   Solutions

Homework 8, due on Friday, November 3, 2017   Solutions

Homework 9, due on Friday, November 10, 2017  Solutions

Homework 10, due on Monday, November 27, 2017  Solutions

Homework 11, due on Monday, December 11, 2017  Solutions