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, due Wednesday, January 26, 2000. Sample code in C, Mathematica and Matlab is available. Solutions (ps pdf).
- Homework 2, due Wednesday, February 2, 2000. Solutions (pdf) page 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
- Homework 3, due Wednesday, February 9, 2000. Sample code. Solutions (ps pdf).
- Homework 4, due Wednesday, February 16, 2000. Solutions (ps pdf).
- Homework 5, due Wednesday, February 23, 2003. Solutions (ps pdf).
- Homework 6, due Monday, February 28, 2000. Preliminary solutions (ps pdf).
- Homework 7, due Wednesday, March 8, 2000. (ps pdf.)
- Homework 8, due Wednesday, March 29, 2000. Preliminary solutions (ps pdf).
- Homework 9, due Wednesday, April 5, 2000. Solutions (ps pdf).
- Homework 10, due Friday, April 14, 2000.
- Homework 11, due Wednesday, May 3, 2000.

- 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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