Schedule

  • Class: Tu, Th, 4:15 - 5:30, Room 200-303
  • Sanjay's office hours: Wed, 11:00 - 12:00
  • Review session: Wed 3:15 - 4:05 pm, GESB 131
  • Ray's office hours: Tue and Wed, 2:00 - 3:00, Durand 271/272

Class Description

  • This class is an introduction to control of discrete time systems. We'll focus on state-space models, and aim to cover controllability, observability and some optimal control.

Lecture Notes

  1. Introduction (ps, pdf, 2up)
  2. Linear algebra review (ps, pdf, 2up)
  3. Symmetric matrices (ps, pdf, 2up)
  4. The singular value decomposition (ps, pdf, 2up)
  5. Least squares (ps, pdf, 2up)
  6. Multiobjective least-squares (ps, pdf, 2up)
  7. Discrete-time systems (ps, pdf, 2up)
  8. Controllability (ps, pdf, 2up)
  9. Observability (ps, pdf, 2up)
  10. The linear-quadratic regulator (ps, pdf, 2up)

Old and supplementary notes

Matlab

Contact

Assistant

  • Julia Gillespie
  • jvgill@stanford.edu
  • 365 Packard
  • 650-723-2681

Mailing Address

  • Professor Sanjay Lall
  • Stanford University
  • Packard Building
  • Mail Code 9505
  • 350 Serra Mall
  • Stanford, CA 94305

Course Assistant

  • Ray Chen
  • email: raytchen@stanford.edu
  • phone: 650-387-9562 (cell)

Calendar

  • Th 9/27. First class.
  • Fri 11/02. Mid-term, 24hr. take-home
  • Th 12/06. Last class
  • Sat 12/08 Final exam, 24 hr. take-home