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Module

EEE8158 : Robust and Adaptive Control Systems

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Damian Giaouris
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

To provide students with an advanced understanding of modern controller design. To enhance student’s appreciation of practical issues and problems associated with the design of real-life control systems and appropriate techniques for improving controller performance. To provide insight into current trends in the field.

Outline Of Syllabus

Ordinary Differential Equations
• First, second and nth order systems
• Systems of first order differential equations

State Space Analysis
• Solution of a state space model
• State space transformations
• Controllability/Observability
• State feedback and LQR control

Nonlinear Dynamics
• Properties of nonlinear systems
• Linearisation
• Stability

Robust/Sliding mode control
• Ideal systems
• Nonsmooth control law
• Uncertainty
• Finite Convergence

Adaptive control
• Basic concepts of adaptive control
• Model Reference Adaptive Control

Further advanced material drawn from:

• Stochastic estimation (Kalman Filters),

• Further adaptive/self tuning techniques
• Optimum control
• Model Predictive control

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable