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ECE 486 Lecture Slides

by Prof Maxim Raginsky and Prof Daniel Liberzon

Detailed Syllabus for Spring 2018

Date Topic Reading
Jan 16 Introduction to feedback control Ch. 1
Jan 18 State-space models of systems; linearization

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

Jan 23 Linear systems and their dynamic response Section 3.1, Appendix A
Jan 25 Transient and steady-state dynamic response with arbitrary initial conditions Section 3.1, Appendix A
Jan 30 System modeling diagrams; prototype second-order system Sections 3.1, 3.2, lab manual
Feb 1 Transient response specifications Sections 3.3, 3.4, lab manual
Feb 6 Effect of zeros and extra poles; Routh-Hurwitz stability criterion Sections 3.5, 3.6
Feb 8 Basic properties and benefits of feedback control Section 4.1, lab manual
Feb 13 Introduction to Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) control Sections 4.1-4.3, lab manual
Midterm I material ends here
Feb 15 Introduction to Root Locus design method Chapter 5
Feb 20 Root Locus continued; introduction to dynamic compensation Chapter 5
Feb 22 Lead and lag dynamic compensation Chapter 5
Feb 27 Midterm Exam I (in class)
Mar 1 Lead and lag continued; introduction to frequency-response design method Sections 5.1-5.4, 6.1
Mar 6 Bode plots for three types of transfer functions Section 6.1
Mar 8 Stability from frequency response; gain and phase margins Section 6.1
Mar 13 Control design using frequency response Chapter 6
Mar 15 Control design using frequency response continued Chapter 6
Mar 27 Control design using frequency response continued; PI and lag, PID and lead-lag Chapter 6
Mar 29 Control design using frequency response continued; PI and lag, PID and lead-lag Chapter 6
Apr 3 Nyquist stability criterion Chapter 6
Apr 5 Nyquist stability criterion continued; gain and phase margins from Nyquist plots Chapter 6
Midterm II material ends here
Apr 7 Introduction to state-space design Chapter 7
Apr 12 Midterm Exam II (in class)
Apr 17 Controllability, stability, and pole-zero cancellations; similarity transformation; conversion of controllable systems to Controller Canonical Form Chapter 7
Apr 19 Pole placement by full state feedback Chapter 7