Automatic Control III (1RT496) 5hp
Autumn 2013 - period 2
This course will provide the theoretical tools for understanding the properties of multivariable and / or nonlinear control systems subjected to disturbances. It also aims to teach some of the most commonly used controller design methods.
Systems with multiple inputs and outputs. Properties and methods of analysis.
The basic limitations of achievable performance.
Controller design. Systematic methods. Sensitivity and robustness of controllers.
Nonlinear systems. Analysis and controllers.
- Lectures: 10
- Problem solving sessions: 8
- Computer labs: 2
- Homework assignments: 3 (compulsory, part of the examination)
- Exam: oral exam for grade 3 and a non-compulsory written exam for grad 4 or 5.
- Textbook: Torkel Glad and Lennart Ljung, Reglerteori: Flervariabla och olinjära metoder, andra upplagan, Studentlitteratur 2003. There is also an English version available: Torkel Glad, Lennart Ljung, Control theory, Taylor and Francis, 2000. Reading instructions are available here.
- Exercise manual: Exercises Control Theory 2012. Available as pdf via Studentportalen (link, log-in required) and a printed version can be bought at the reception of the IT department (house 4, 2nd floor, Polacksbacken).
- Homework: Click here.
- Computer labs: Click here.
- English/Swedish control vocabulary
Recommended side reading
There are many books available on the topic of this course, but besides Glad and Ljung the following book by Åström and Murray is highly recommended.
- Åström, K. J. and Murray, R. M. Feedback Systems: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers, 2008, Princeton University press. The book is freely available here.
Some other relevant material (in Swedish)