16.06 Principles of Automatic Control

Class Info

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.

This class has 16.002, 16.003, and 16.004 as prerequisites.

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.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Principles of Automatic Control site or on the 16.06 Stellar site.

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