Application of feedback analysis and design to mechanical, thermal, electrical and fluid systems, including classical control theory in the frequency and time domains. Stability; performance; methods based on Bode and root-locus diagrams. Representation in state space and basic state space design

**Instructor:**

- B. Goodwine
- Office: 367 Fitzpatrick
- Email:
*jgoodwin@nd.edu* - Office hours: Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm

- Neil Petroff
- Office: B22 Fitzpatrick
- Email:
*npetroff@nd.edu* - Office hours: Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00 pm
- M. Brett McMickell
- Office: B22 Fitzpatrick
- Email: mcmicke@nd.edu
- Office hours: Mondays, 5:00-6:00 pm

- Syllabus (3 pages, postscript).
- Introduction to feedback control from first lecture.
- Table of Laplace transform pairs.
- Table of Laplace transform properties.
- An example of how to use the final value theorem to compute the steady state error for the cruise control problem from Homework 1.
- Exam 1 solutions (7 pages, postscript) and statistics (1 page, postscript).
- Exam 2 statistics (1 page, postscript).
- Exam 3 statistics (1 page, postscript).
- Final Exam statistics (1 page, postscript).
- Overall grade distribution as of April 29, 1998 (does
*not*include the Final Exam). - Root locus plotting guide. (2 pages, postscript).
- Check your grades.

- Homework 1 (2 pages, postscript). Due January 21, 1998.
- Sample Matlab code is also available.
- Solutions (6 pages, postscript).
- Statistics (1 page, postscript).

- Homework 2 (2 pages, postscript). Due January 28, 1998.
- Solutions (8 pages, postscript).
- Statistics (1 page, postscript).

- Homework 3 (1 page, postscript).
*Modified February 1, 1998.*Due February 4, 1998.- Solutions (5 pages, postscript).
- Statistics (1 page postscript).

- Homework 4 (4 pages, postscript). Due February 11, 1998.
- Sample Matlab code is also available.
- Solutions (11 pages, postscript).
- Statistics (1 page, postscript).

- Homework 5 (3 pages, postscript). Due February 18, 1998.
- Solutions (8 pages, postscript).
- Statistics (1 page, postscript).

- Homework 6 (1 page, postscript).
*Modified February 23, 1998.*Due February 25, 1998.- Solutions (5 pages, postscript).
- Statistics (1 page, postscript).

- Homework 7 (4 pages, postscript). Due Friday, March 6, 1998.
- Solutions (7 pages, postscript).
- Statistics (1 page, postscript).

- Homework 8 (1 page, postscript). Due Monday, March 23, 1998.
- Solutions (24 pages,postscript).
- Statistics (1 page, postscript).

- Homework 9 (3 pages, postscript). Due
Wednesday, April 15, 1998.
- Preliminary Solutions (17 pages, postscript).
- Matlab hacks necessary to make the root locus plot for problem 6 work right.

- Homework 10 (2 pages, postscript). Due Monday, April 20, 1998.
- Homework 10a (2 pages,
postscript). Due Monday, April 20, 1998.
- Preliminary Solutions (23 pages, postscript).
- Homework 9 and 10 solutions errata (1 page, postscript). Updated Tue Apr 21 22:13:11 EDT 1998.

- Homework 11: example problems and covering material since Exam 3. (5 pages, postscript). Due: never.

- To view the postscript file format for the homeworks and solutions, you need one of the following:
- Ghostview for UNIX.
- Step-by-step instructions for installing GSview on Windows 95. Here's an alternative GSview site.
- Ghostscript for Macintosh.

- Matlab information:
- Using Matlab for control.
- Matlab primer (2d addition, html).
- Matlab primer (3d addition, postscript).
- Another controls tutorial for Matlab.
- CMU Matlab Page (lots of information).
- MathWorks Web Site.

- California PATH project and their current research.
- Center for Dynamics and Control of Smart Structures (Harvard) and their current research.
- Intelligent Servosystems Laboratory (University of Maryland) and their current research areas.
- YBCO thin film vapor deposition project (Caltech) and a summary of the control issues involved.
- Honeywell Sensing and Control and technical sensor products information.

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