16.06 Principles of Automatic Control
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. Root locus method, Nyquist criterion, frequency-domain design, and some state space methods. Strong emphasis on the synthesis of classical controllers. Application to a variety of aerospace systems. Hands-on experiments using simple robotic systems.
16.06 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by J. P. How.
Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 35-225.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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