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16.31 Feedback Control Systems

As taught in: Fall 2007

Photograph of X-29 Jet.

Highly maneuverable aircraft, like this X-29, often require sophisticated control systems to fly stably. (Photo courtesy of NASA Dryden Flight Research Center Photo Collection.)




Prof. Jonathan P. How

Course Features

Course Description

This course covers the fundamentals of control design and analysis using state-space methods. This includes both the practical and theoretical aspects of the topic. By the end of the course, the student should be able to design controllers using state-space methods and evaluate whether these controllers are robust.