16.06 Principles of Automatic Control

Fall 2003

NASA Ames Research Center pilot George E. Tucker evaluates perspective flight guidance displays.
NASA Ames Research Center pilot George E. Tucker evaluates perspective flight guidance displays being developed by a Boeing/Ames research team for "runway independent aircraft." (Image courtesy of NASA.)

Course Highlights

This course contains a full set of lecture notesproblem sets with solutions, lab handouts, and sample exam materials.

Course Description

The course deals with 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. It also covers root locus method, nyquist criterion, frequency-domain design, and state space methods.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Staff

Instructors:
Prof. John Deyst
Prof. Karen Willcox

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Three sessions / week
1 hour / session

Recitations:
One session / week
1 hour / session

Level

Undergraduate

*Translations