MAE 434 : Modern Control, Fall 2014
Course Information
Lectures: Tu/Th 1:302:50pm, J201, EQuad
Instructor:
Vaibhav Srivastava
EQuad, D202D
vaibhavsatprinceton.edu
References
J. P. Hespanha, Linear Systems Theory, Princeton University Press, 2009 (main text)
S. Skogestad and I. Postlethwaite, Multivariable feedback control: analysis and design, Wiley New York, 2nd edition, 2007
G. E. Dullerud and F. Paganini, A course in robust control theory, Springer New York, 2000
J. C. Doyle, B. A. Francis and A. R. Tannenbaum, Feedback control theory, Dover Publications, 2013
Grading: Homework, 20%, Two takehome midterm, 25% each, Final project, 30%
Homework assignments will be due on Thursdays in class by 1:30 pm and not accepted if late
You are welcome and encouraged to collaborate on homework sets. However, please turn in work
that represents your own effort and understanding.
You may not collaborate on the midterm and the final project.
Outline of Topics
Statespace systems
Linearization (by approximation and by feedback)
Transfer functions and statespace systems
Solutions to linear systems (matrix exponentials)
Stability (Lyapunov stability, IO stability)
Controllability and stabilizability
Stabilization with state feedback
Observability and detectability
State estimation and stabilization with output feedback
Minimal realizations
LQR/LQG optimal control
Additional advanced topics
