ECSE   6460 Fall 2004

Instructor: Professor John T. Wen, CII 8213, x8744 (voice), x4897 (fax),

                  mailto:wen@cat.rpi.edu, http://www.cat.rpi.edu/~wen

Secretary: Jean Denue, JEC 6049, x6313

Lecture Hours: M/Th  10:00am-11:20am JEC 4304

Bold numbers indicate class dates.

Course Outline

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Date

Topic

Reading

Homework/Exams

1

8/30

Introduction

Ch.1

HW #1

2

9/2

Fundamentals: SVD, matrix theory

Ch.2

3

9/9

Cont.

3.1

HW #1 Due, HW #2

4

9/13

Description of LTI (state space, freq dom, I/O)

 

 

5

9/16

Controllability/pole assignability/Observabiltiy

3.2-3.3

 

6

9/20

Pole/zero, Smith-McMillan Form

3.4

HW #2 Due, HW #3

7

9/23

Cont.

 

 

8

9/27

Realization

3.5

 

 

9/30

Class cancelled

 

 

9

10/4

Balanced realization, balanced truncation, identification by subspace method

Ch. 7

HW #3 Due, HW #4

10

10/7

Signal space in time domain, time domain operators

Ch.4

 

11

10/12

Cont.

 

 

12

10/14

More on model reduction, Stability, Multivariable Nyquist criterion

Ch.5

HW #4 Due.

Midterm hand out

13

10/18

Uncertainty and robustness

Ch.8

 

14

10/21

Cont.

Ch. 9, Ch. 10

Midterm due, HW #5

15

10/25

Parameterization of stabilizing controllers

Ch. 11

 

16

10/28

Cont.

Ch. 10

 

17

11/1

Performance specification and limitation

Ch. 6

HW #5 Due, HW #6

18

11/4

Algebraic Riccati equation

12

 

19

11/8

H2 optimal control

Ch. 13

 

20

11/11

Cont.

 

HW #6 Due, HW #7

21

11/15

Robustness of H2 optimal control

 

 

22

11/18

 

 

 

23

11/22

H-infinity optimal control full state feedback case

Ch. 14

HW #7 Due, HW #8

24

11/29

H-infinity optimal control general output feedback case

 

 

25

12/2

Robust performance, Mu-synthesis

 

HW #8 Due

Final Exam hand out

26

12/6

Gap metric

Ch. 17

 

27

12/9

Recap

 

Final Exam due

12/9: project due