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ECE 486 Lecture Slides

by Prof Maxim Raginsky and Prof Daniel Liberzon

Detailed Syllabus for Fall 2018

Date Topic Reading
Aug 28 Introduction to feedback control Ch. 1
Aug 30 State-space models of systems; linearization

Sections 1.1, 1.2, 2.1–2.4, 7.2, 9.2.1

Sep 4 Linear systems and their dynamic response Section 3.1, Appendix A
Sep 6 Transient and steady-state dynamic response with arbitrary initial conditions Section 3.1, Appendix A
Sep 11 System modeling diagrams; prototype second-order system Sections 3.1, 3.2, lab manual
Sep 13 Transient response specifications Sections 3.3, 3.4, lab manual
Sep 18 Effect of zeros and extra poles; Routh-Hurwitz stability criterion Sections 3.5, 3.6
Sep 20 Basic properties and benefits of feedback control Section 4.1, lab manual
Sep 25 Introduction to Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) control Sections 4.1-4.3, lab manual
Midterm I material ends here
Sep 27 Introduction to Root Locus design method Chapter 5
Oct 2 Root Locus continued; introduction to dynamic compensation Chapter 5
Oct 4 Midterm Exam I (in class)
Oct 9 Lead and lag dynamic compensation Chapter 5
Oct 11 Lead and lag continued; introduction to frequency-response design method Sections 5.1-5.4, 6.1
Oct 16 Bode plots for three types of transfer functions Section 6.1
Oct 18 Stability from frequency response; gain and phase margins Section 6.1
Oct 23 Control design using frequency response Chapter 6
Oct 25 Control design using frequency response continued; PI and lag, PID and lead-lag Chapter 6
Oct 30 Nyquist stability criterion Chapter 6
Nov 1 Nyquist stability criterion continued; gain and phase margins from Nyquist plots Chapter 6
Midterm II material ends here
Nov 6 Introduction to state-space design Chapter 7
Nov 8 Controllability, stability, and pole-zero cancellations; similarity transformation; conversion of controllable systems to Controller Canonical Form Chapter 7
Nov 13 In-class review
Nov 15 Midterm Exam II (in class)
Nov 27 Pole placement by full state feedback Chapter 7
Nov 29 Observer design for state estimation Chapter 7
Dec 4 Joint observer and controller design by dynamic output feedback; separation principle Chapter 7
Dec 6 Dynamic output feedback continued Chapter 7
Dec 11 In-class review