MECH 513 Control Systems (3 credits)

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Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Mechanical Engineering : State-space modelling and related linear algebra. Controllability and observability of linear time-invariant systems and corresponding tests, system realizations. Stability: Bounded-Input-Bounded-Output (BIBO), internal, Lyapunov. Linear state feedback control: pole placement and root locus design methods, linear quadratic regulator. State observers: full- and reduced-order designs, separation principle, Linear Quadratic Gaussian (LQG) design. Introduction to optimal control and optimal state estimation.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: James Forbes (Fall)