EEC158 - Control Systems Design Methods
4 units - Spring Quarter
Lecture: 3 hours
Discussion: 1 hour
Prerequisite: Course 157A
Catalog Description: Design methods for feedback control systems, including quantitative feedback theory and linear quadratic regulators.
Relationship to Outcomes:
Students who have successfully completed this course should have achieved:
|Course Outcomes||ABET Outcomes|
|An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering||A|
|An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data||B|
|An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams||D|
|An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems||E|
|An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.||K|
Expanded Course Description
- Quantitative Feedback Theory (QFT)
- Introduction to QFT design for uncertain systems
- Templates in Nichols chart
- Stability bounds
- Performance bounds
- Controller design
- Prefilter design
- Design using QFT toolbox
- Linear Quadratic Regulator (LQR)
- Introduction to realization
- Solution for linear time-invariant systems
- Introduction to computer control systems
- Optimal control for discrete-time systems
- Principle of optimality
- A recurrence relation of dynamic programming
- Discrete linear quadratic regulator problems
- Lecture notes
- I. Horowitz, Quantitative Feedback Design Theory Vol. 1,QFT Publications.
- D. Kirk, Optimal Control Theory: an Introduction, Prentice-Hall.
Software Usage: MATLAB (with Control Systems Toolbox) for analysis, design, and simulation.
Engineering Design Statement:
The lectures devote considerable time to discuss design issues and various design methods. The design materials introduced in the lectures are accompanied by computer-aided projects. Students employ MATLAB and the associated toolboxes to carry out a series of design problems. The computer projects involve open-ended design tasks.
Professional Component: Engineering Depth
Engineering Science: 2 units
Engineering Design: 2 units