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ECE 486 Lecture Slides

by Prof Maxim Raginsky and Prof Daniel Liberzon

Date Topic Additional Reading
01/16 Introduction to feedback control; historical overview FPE Ch. 1, Control - A perspective
01/18 State-space models of systems; linearization FPE Sections 1.1, 1.2, 2.1 - 2.4
01/23 Linear systems and their dynamic response FPE Section 3.1, Appendix A
01/25 Dynamic response with arbitrary initial conditions FPE Section 3.1, Appendix A
01/30 System modeling diagrams; prototype 2nd-order system FPE Sections 3.1-3.2; lab manual
02/01 Transient response specifications FPE Sections 3.3-3.4; lab manual
02/06 Effect of zeros and extra poles; Routh-Hurwitz stability criterion FPE Sections 3.5-3.6
02/08 Basic properties and benefits of feedback control FPE Section 4.1; lab manual
02/13 Introduction to Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) control FPE Sections 4.1-4.3; lab mamual
02/15 Introduction to Root Locus FPE Chapter 5
02/20 no class  
02/22 Introduction to design usuing Root Locus FPE Chapter 5
02/27 Lead and lag dynamic compensation FPE Chapter 5
02/29 Lead and lag dynamic compensation (cont.); intro to frequency response FPE Sections 5.1-5.4, 6.1
03/05 Bode plots for three types of transfer functions FPE Section 6.1
03/07 In-class Midterm I  
03/12 no class: Spring Break  
03/14 no class: Spring Break  
03/19 Stability from frequency response, gain and phase margins FPE Section 6.1
03/21 Control design using frequency response FPE Chapter 6
03/26 Control design using frequency response: lead and lag compensation FPE Chapter 6
03/28 Nyquist stability criterion FPE Chapter 6
04/02 Control design using the Nyquist stability criterion FPE Chapter 6
04/04 Introduction to state space design FPE Chapter 7
04/09 Controllability, stability, coordinate transformations FPE Chapter 7
04/11 Pole placement by full state feedback FPE Chapter 7
04/16 Review for Midterm II  
04/18 In-class Midterm II  
04/23 Observer design FPE Chapter 7
04/25 Dynamic output feedback and the Separation Principle FPE Chapter 7
04/30 Last day of lectures! Designing a dynamic output feedback controller. notes