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MECH 4501 [0.5 credit] State Space Modeling and Control

Review of matrices. Geometric structure and dynamics of linear systems. Controllability and observability. Pole placement design of controllers and observers. Design of regulator and servo systems. Transmission zeros. Eigenstructure assignment. Relationship to frequency or classical control techniques. Computer solutions using MATLAB. Applications.
Precludes additional credit for SYSC 5502.
Prerequisite(s): (MAAE 3500 or SYSC 4505) and fourth-year status in Engineering or by permission of the department.
Lectures three hours a week.