ME-427 / 3 credits

Teacher: Ferrari Trecate Giancarlo

Language: English


Summary

This course offers an introduction to control systems using communication networks for interfacing sensors, actuators, controllers, and processes. Challenges due to network non-idealities and opportunities offered by communication will be analyzed.

Content

Keywords

Communication networks, sampled-data systems, feedback control, graph theory, consensus algorithms

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Linear algebra, Control systems

Important concepts to start the course

  • State-space models
  • Linear systems in continuous and discrete time
  • Basic concepts of stability
  • Feedback control

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Construct and analyse a discrete-time model for a dynamic system, A5
  • Analyze a multivariable dynamic system and design an appropriate controller for the system, A10
  • Assess / Evaluate the stability, performance and robustness of a closed-loop system, A12
  • Propose several control solutions, formulate the trade-offs, choose the options, A14

Transversal skills

  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.
  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking

Teaching methods

Ex-cathedra, exercises

Assessment methods

Written final exam

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Bibliography

Ressources en bibliothèque

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Networked control systems
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Networked control systems
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Networked control systems
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Networked control systems
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Networked control systems
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Networked control systems
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Networked control systems
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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