ME/ECE 851-Linear Systems and Control, Fall 2010


Instructor: Jongeun Choi, Assisntant Professor

2459 Engineering Building
East Lansing, MI 48824, Phone: (517)-432-3164 

Email: j c h o i at e g r dot m s u dot e d u


Class schedule: MWF: 9:10-10:00, Room 226, Erickson Hall.

Office hours: MW 10:30-11:30, Room 2459 Engineering Building. Extra hours can be arranged by appointments (via email).
Syllabus: pdf file.


Course Topics

State models and their stability, controllability and observability properties. Finding minimal realizations of transfer functions, Design of state and output feedback controllers. Design of state observers. Linear quadratic regulator and the Kalman filter. Time-varying systems.

Required Textbook
A Linear Systems Primer by Antsaklis and Michel Birkhauser, ISBN-13: 978-0-8176-4460-4

Lecture Notes

There will be about 10 homework assignments, which will be posted at least a week before the due date. 


All exams are open book and notes.


Homeworks                                    20%
Exam 1                                           25%
Exam 2                                           25%
Exam 3                                           30%
Total                                             100%