* Collected Notes for the course so far.
  • Complete notes from 2018.
  • Summary of various system configurations.
Please let me know if you find any errors in the notes or other materials.

The following as an approximate breakdown of the lectures, along with due dates for the various assessment items.

Week Starting Week Day Lecture Reading (A&M) Work Due
4/3 1 Mon Introduction    
Wed Classical Control    
Fri    
11/3 2 Mon Linear Algebra    
Wed    
Fri Quiz + Computer Exercise    
18/3 3 Mon State Space Modelling Ch2,3, 6.4  
Wed    
Fri    
25/3 4 Mon Time Response 5.1-5.3, Ch6  
Wed    
Fri Quiz + Computer Exercise   Assignment 1
1/4 5 Mon State Space Transformation    
Wed Regulators - Equilibrium 7.1-7.3    
Fri Quiz + Computer Exercise    
8/4 6 Mon Regulators - Controllability    
Wed Regulators - Feedback design 7.4  
Fri Regulators - Pole placement   Assignment 2
MID-TRIMESTER BREAK
29/4 7 Mon Servo Systems 8.1-8.3  
Wed    
Fri TEST MustKnows    
6/5 8 Mon Quiz + Computer Exercise  
Wed State Observers 8.4  
Fri    
13/5 9 Mon    
Wed Kalman Filters - Noise Supp Ch5  
Fri Kalman Filters - Prediction   Assignment 3
20/5 10 Mon Kalman Filters - Derivation    
Wed Kalman Filters - Steady State    
Fri Kalman Filters - Demonstration   Assignment 4
27/5 11 Mon Optimal Control (LQR) Supp Ch2  
Wed      
Fri Optimal Control - Extensions Supp Ch3 Assignment 5
3/6 12 Mon QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY HOLIDAY    
Wed Model Predictive Control (MPC)    
Fri Review    
EXAMINATION PERIOD