ME 506 Advanced Control Systems  Schedule
Module Number  Module Title 
Date of Instruction 
Reading Assignment 
Handouts / Files 
1  Course Intro / Linearization I  3 Sep 2015  Nise Section 2.11, 3.7, Datta 5.2.1  Notes on Moodle 
2  Linearization II / Taylor Series  4 Sep 2015  Franklin E.12, E.13, E.14 Datta 5.2.1, Ex 5.2.6 
Notes on Moodle 
3  Linearization examples / Dyadic Decomposition  7 Sep 2015  Datta 5.3  
4  Maglev example / Burchett solution / Matlab eig & expm tutorial  8 Sep 2015  Datta 5.3.5  HW includes Datta Ex 5.6 
5  Nyquist Introduction / SISO freq. resp.  10 Sep 2015  Nise 10.3, 10.4  Animation 
6  Nyquist Stability Criterion  11 Sep 2015  Nise 10.5, 10.6  ALE 
7  Nyquist Examples  14 Sep 2015  ALE  
8  Similarity Transformations, Canonical Forms  15 Sep 2015  Nise 5.8, 5.7, Franklin E.13 Datta 5.3, 6.5  
9  Controllability, Observability  17 Sep 2015  Franklin F Datta 6.2, 6.3, Nise 12.3, 12.6 
HW includes Datta 6.27 
10  State Transition Matrix  18 Sep 2015  Nise 4.11, Kwakernaak?  
11  SISO Output feedback  21 Sep 2015  
12  Singular Value Decomposition  22 Sep 2015  Franklin E.16 Datta 3.9 

13  Matlab SVD, example  24 Sep 2015  
14  Exam 1  25 Sep 2015  
15  Eigenstructure Assignment 1  28 Sep 2015  Datta 10.4.3, paper  
16  Eigenstructure Assignment 2  29 Sep 2015  Datta 10.4.3, paper  
17 
Estimator Design  1 Oct 2015 
Nise 12.5 

18  MIMO Transfer Function, Freq Resp  2 Oct 2015  Datta 5.5.1, 5.5.2  
19  Eigenstructure Assignment Lab  5 Oct 2015  
20  Class Cancelled, Instructor out of Town  6 Oct 2015  Bryson & Ho 1.2 
Module Number  Module Title 
Date of Instruction 
Textbook 
Homework Problems 
21  MIMO Freq Response Lab  12 Oct 2015  Bryson & Ho 2.7  
22 
Constrained optimization 1  13 Oct 2015 
Bryson & Ho 1.2  
23  Constrained optimization 2  15 Oct 2015  Bryson & Ho 2.3  
24 
Calculus of Variations  16 Oct 2015 
none  
25  General Boundary Conditions  19 Oct 2015  Bryson & Ho 2.3  
26  Continuous Systems, no terminal constraint  20 Oct 2015  Bryson & Ho 5.1, 5.2  
27  Linear Optimal Regulator  22 Oct 2015  Franklin 7.6.2,Bryson & Ho 5.4, Kwakernaak ( )  
28  LQR control  23 Oct 2015  
29  Linear Optimal Regulator Lab  26 Oct 2015  Bryson & Ho 5.1, 5.2  
30  Optimal Output Feedback 1  27 Oct 2015  
31  Optimal Output Feedback 2  29 Oct 2015  
32  Intro to Kalman Filter  30 Oct 2015  
33  Kalman Filter  2 Nov 2015  
34  LQG control  3 Nov 2015  Franklin 7.8  
35  LQG/LTR control  5 Nov 2015  Franklin 7.11, Stein/Athans paper  
36  Exam 2  6 Nov 2015  
37  LQG/LTR control Lab  9 Nov 2015  Franklin 7.11, Stein/Athans paper  
38  Robust control Hinfinity  10 Nov 2015  
39  Hinfinity Glover / Dolye algorithm  12 Nov 2015  
40  Review / Evaluations  13 Nov 2015 
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