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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Prerequisite:||Knowledge of basic control principles|
|Contact hours:||2 x 1 hour classes, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week|
|Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.|
This unit investigates, in-depth, the theory and design of linear finite-dimensional systems using state space description. The emphasis is on analysis and control of more complex systems, i.e. large and multivariate systems. The topics addressed in this unit are: state space representation of physical systems; controllability, observability and stability of systems; solutions of state equations and model decomposition; state feedback control and pole placement; state observers; reduced-order observers; linear functional observers and output feedback control. Applications of the above theory will be illustrated using problems from energy, robotics and aerospace and will use MATLAB software for control system design and analysis.
Examination 60%, two assignments (20% each) 40%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 40% in the examination.
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