- Code ENGN8224
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Engineering
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Engineering
- Areas of interest Engineering
- Academic career PGRD
- Prof Ian Petersen
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2021
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Course has been adjusted for remote participation in 2021. Some on-campus activities are available. Attendance at these where possible is encouraged.
This course introduces students to recently developed and advanced techniques for solving complex control problems. The course presents theory and methodology for analysis and modelling of systems and signals, and methods for design and synthesis of feedback controllers. The emphasis of this course will be on robust control and optimal control of dynamical systems.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Define and explain the basic properties of multivariable linear systems such as controllability, observability, and transfer functions.
- Describe and evaluate nonlinear dynamical systems and apply linearization techniques when appropriate
- Compute signal norms and system gains to evaluate and compare dynamic systems
- Derive linear quadratic optimal controllers for scalar systems, and evaluate how design parameters influence the closed-loop system properties.
- Formulate solutions to linear H-infinity optimal control.
- Explain and discuss the basic principles behind model-predictive control, including how the design parameters influence the closed-loop performance.
- Design and assess model-predictive controllers for real-world dynamical systems.
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Indicative AssessmentProblem sets 20%, Hardware lab report 10%, Computer lab 5%, Project report 15%, Project presentation 10%, Final exam 40%
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Workload12 × 2 hr Lectures, 2 × 3 hr Labs, 6 × 2 hr Tutorials
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed KnowledgeMathematics including differential equations, complex numbers and Laplace transforms, matrices, Physics including classical mechanics and electrical circuits.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|6052||26 Jul 2021||02 Aug 2021||31 Aug 2021||29 Oct 2021||In Person||N/A|