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Class Time: Monday, 7:20 - 10:00 p.m., Aquia Module, Room 104, Dr. Beale
Prerequisite: Grade of B or better in ECE 521
Text: Course notes provided by the Instructor.
Control System Synthesis: A Factorization Approach, by M. Vidyasagar,
MIT Press, 1985, Chapters 1 - 6. This text is out of print. If you plan to do
any work in the area of robust control using a factorization approach, it is a
book that you should try to find. It is available in both hard and soft cover
editions. The ISBN number is 0-262-22027-X.
To introduce students to the general problem of robust control and to the mathematical basis of simultaneous stabilization.
To develop students' ability to read the literature and to pursue research in robust control, particularly in the area of simultaneous stabilization.
Grading will be based on two projects, a paper review, and a final exam. Each of these activities will count 25% of the course grade.
The final exam will be on Monday, May 10, 7:30--10:15 p.m.
Last Day to Drop without Dean's Permission: Friday, February 20
No classes the week of March 8 due to SPRING BREAK!!!
Design Project #1, Issues in Stability
Design Project #2, Three-Plant Simultaneous Stabilization
Project #3, Paper Review
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