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ECE 486 Lecture Slides

We follow the slides by Prof Maxim Raginsky and Prof Daniel Liberzon.

Date Topic Additional Reading In-Class Problems

Historical overview

FPE Ch. 1, Control - A perspective  
01/20 State-space models of systems; linearization FPE Sections 1.1, 1.2, 2.1 - 2.4, 7.2, 9.2.1  
01/25 Linear systems and their dynamic response FPE Section 3.1, Appendix A  
01/27 Dynamic response (transient and steady-state) with arbitrary initial conditions FPE Section 3.1, Appendix A  
02/01 System modeling diagrams; prototype second-order system FPE Sections 3.1-3.2, lab manual  
02/03 Transient response specifications: rise time, peak time, overshoot, settling time FPE Sections 3.3-3.4, lab manual  
02/08 Effect of extra zeros and extra poles; the Routh-Hurwitz stability criterion FPE Sections 3.5-3.6  
02/10 Basic properties and benefits of feedback control FPE Section 4.1, lab manual  
02/15 Introduction to Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) control FPE Section 4.1-4.3, lab manual  
02/17 Introduction to Root Locus FPE Chapter 5  
02/22 Introduction to design using the Root Locus method FPE Chapter 5  
02/24 Lead and lag dynamic compensation FPE Chapter 5  
03/01 Lead and lag dynamic compensation cont.; introduction to frequency-response method FPE Sections 5.1-5.4, 6.1  
03/03 Bode plots for three types of transfer functions FPE Chapter 6  
03/08 Stability from frequency response; gain and phase margins FPE Chapter 6  
03/10 Midterm I (in class)    
03/15 no class (spring break)    
03/17 no class (spring break)    
03/22 Control design using frequency response FPE Chapter 6  
03/24 Control design using frequency response continued: lead/lag compensation FPE Chapter 6  
03/29 Introduction to Nyquist stability criterion FPE Chapter 6  
03/31 Nyquist stability criterion: examples, determining GM and PM FPE Chapter 6  
04/05 Introduction to state-space design FPE Chapter 7  
04/07 Controllability, effect of coordinate transformations, controller canonical form (CCF) FPE Chapter 7  
04/12 Pole placement by full state feedback FPE Chapter 7  
04/14 Review for Midterm 2    
04/19 no class    
04/21 Midterm II (in class)    
04/26 Observability, state estimation using Luenberger observers FPE Chapter 7  
04/28 Approximate controller pole placement by dynamic output feedback FPE Chapter 7