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Fall 2012-2013
MAE 434  

Modern Control

Naomi E. Leonard

This course provides an introduction to modern state-space methods for robust control system design and analysis. Applications include controlling the performance of a variety of dynamical systems. Topics include stability, controllability and observability, state feedback control, observers and output feedback control, linear matrix inequalities, and optimal and robust control design methods.

Sample reading list:
Skogestad and Postlethwaite, Multivariable Feedback Control Analysis and Design
Dullerud and Paganini, A Course in Robust Control Theory: A Convex Approach
Doyle, Francis, and Tennenbaum, Feedback Control Theory
Dorato, Abdallah, and Cerone, Linear-Quadratic Control: An Introduction
Hespana, Linear Systems Theory

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly reading assignments and problem sets.

Requirements/Grading:
Take Home Mid term Exam - 25%
Take Home Final Exam - 35%
Problem set(s) - 40%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
MAE 206, MAE 305, and MAE 433.

Other information:
Audit and PDF grading option not available to MAE undergraduate majors unless all technical elective requirements are satisfied or permission of the department representative is granted.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22166 L01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm T Th   Engineering Quad J-Wing   J201   Enrolled:11 Limit:30