16.06 Principles of Automatic Control

As taught in: Fall 2003

Photo of a pilot in a cockpit.

NASA Ames Research Center pilot George E. Tucker evaluates perspective flight guidance displays being developed by a Boeing/Ames research team for "runway independent aircraft." (Image courtesy of NASA.)




Prof. John Deyst

Prof. Karen Willcox

Course Features

Course Description

The course deals with introduction to design of feedback control systems, properties and advantages of feedback systems, time-domain and frequency-domain performance measures, stability and degree of stability. It also covers root locus method, nyquist criterion, frequency-domain design, and state space methods.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.