aeuronotics100willcox2003

aeuronotics100willcox2003 - weeks) Q u i z 2 domain using...

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16.06 Principles of Automatic Control • Automatic (feedback) controls are the basis for virtually all aircraft and spacecraft flight control and guidance systems • Without feedback controls many modern aerospace vehicles cannot be flown by humans • All unoccupied aerospace vehicles (e.g. UAVs, deep space probes) are controlled and guided by feedback controls, with high level supervision by humans
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Teaching Staff Faculty Prof. Karen Willcox Prof. John Deyst Graduate Teaching Assistant Farmey Joseph Undergraduate Teaching Assistants Julie Arnold Timothee De Mierry Paula Echeverri
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Brief Course Outline • Linear systems analysis using Laplace Transforms (Willcox, 4 weeks) • Lab 1 • State space methods (Deyst, 3 weeks) •Q u i z 1 • Analysis and design in the time domain using root locus (Willcox, 2 weeks) • Lab 2
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Brief Course Outline (cont.) • Analysis and design in the frequency domain using Nyquist methods (Deyst, 4
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Unformatted text preview: weeks) Q u i z 2 domain using Bode methods (Willcox, 2 Final Exam Course Objectives Give students- a basic understanding of feedback control systems theory the ability to perform analysis and design of linear feedback control systems hands on experience analysing and designing controls for an aerospace-like laboratory system Measurable Outcomes ability to explain typical feedback control system operation ability to apply linearization techniques utilization of the duality of time and frequency domain performance specifications to design linear compensators for closed loop systems Demonstrate the-Evaluation Methods Weekly homework assignments-25% Two laboratory assignments-15% Two quizzes-30% Final exam-25% Personal assessments by teaching staff-5%...
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course AERO 100 taught by Professor Willcox during the Fall '03 term at MIT.

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