16.31 Feedback Control Systems

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.)

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.

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Jonathan How, course materials for 16.31 Feedback Control Systems, Fall 2007. MIT OpenCourseWare (http://ocw.mit.edu), Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Downloaded on [DD Month YYYY].

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Course Meeting Times

Three sessions / week
1 hour / session



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