Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
AME 60652: Advanced Control
- Bill Goodwine
Office: 367 Fitzpatrick
Office Hours: Mondays, 6:00 - 8:00pm
- Pasquerilla Center 116
MWF 12:50 - 1:40
- The final grade will be based on homework sets and two exams:
- Homework (50%)
- Midterm Exam (20%): Wednesday, October 17, 2007.
- Final exam (30%): TBA
- The text for the course is Modern Control Systems, 10th edition, by Richard C. Dorf and Robert H. Bishop.
- Homework sets will be assigned weekly and will be due before the beginning of class on Wednesdays. Late homework will not be accepted without permission from the instructor prior to the time it is due.
- Collaboration on homework assignments in encouraged. Unless otherwise prohibited, you may consult outside reference materials, other students, the TAs, or the instructor. However, all material that is submitted must be the result of your own individual effort and accurately and substantively reflect your understanding of the subject matter at the time of writing.
- Examples of allowed activities include:
- working on homeworks and projects as a group provided every member of the group submits material that is consistent with paragraph 2 above;
- obtaining help debugging computer programs provided that the computer program submitted is consistent with paragraph 2 above.
- consulting another person regarding any aspect of a homework assignment provided that what is ultimately submitted is consistent with paragraph 2 above.
- Examples of dishonest activities include:
- unless expressly allowed by the instructor, submitting material that is not entirely the result of your own intellectual effort;
- submitting material that is intentionally misleading such as plots or graphs that were not generated by an accompanying computer code listing, a computer code listing that is purported to be correct that is not or a homework problem that has the correct answer that does not result from the work preceding it;
- submitting material that is copied, wholly or in part, in any form; or,
- any activitiy not expressly allowed above that violates either the letter or spirit of the University Academic Code of Honor.
- State variable models
- Feedback control system characteristics
- Performance of control systems
- Root locus
- Frequency response
- Stability in frequency domain
- State space design
- Robust control
- Digital control