Webpage of ECE/MAE 7750 Distributed Control Systems
Spring 2010 Offering,

Instructor: YangQuan Chen

Co-Instructor: Christophe Tricaud


Note: This course web is only accessible from within USU Campus. Please do not distribute. Last updated: 3/10/2010.

The website from the 2008 offering can be found at this address, 2005 offering here.


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Weekly Schedule:

 

wk

#

Date

Topic

Handouts/project/

Assignment

Speaker/

Instructor

1

1

1/12

Big picture on “Distributed Control Systems”. Review of classical control and linear multivariable control.

Notes. Papers

Dr. Chen

1

2

1/14

Overview of Cyber-Physical Systems

Papers, Notes.

Dr. Chen

2

3

1/19

Overview of Networked Control Systems (NCS), Time-Delay Systems Theory - Stability

Notes

Project #1: Understanding an NCS (tele-control of CSOIS smart wheel rig)

Dr. Chen

2

4

1/21

The Smith Predictor - Youla Parameterization

Notes

Assignment#1

Dr. Chen

3

5

1/26

Networked Control Systems Delay Characteristics

Notes

FISP #1 (EngNetBase Books)

 Dr. Chen

3

6

1/28

Control Strategies for Networked Control Systems

Notes

FISP #1 (EngNetBase Books)

 Dr. Chen

4

7

2/2

Optimal Control Theory - Introduction

Notes, MyiLibrary book

FISP #1

Assignment#2

C.Tricaud

4

8

2/4

Optimal Control Theory - Linear Quadratic Optimal Control

Notes, MyiLibrary book

FISP #1

C.Tricaud

5

9

2/9

Optimal Control Theory - Pontryagin Minimum Principle

Notes, MyiLibrary book

FISP #1

C.Tricaud

5

10

2/11

Optimal Control Theory - Constrained Optimal Control Systems

Notes, MyiLibrary book

FISP #1

Assignment#3

C.Tricaud

6

11

2/16

FISP1.1 : Nate Erni - Network Delay Mitigation

FISP1.2 : Long Di - Distributed control of triangular formations with angle-only constraints

YangQuan Chen - Resilience in Control Systems

FISP #1

 

6

12

2/18

FISP1.3 : Yunshu Liu - Collective motion and

mobile sensor networks

FISP1.4 : Amin Hernandez – Review of Networked Control Systems

FISP1.5 : Jinlu Han - Introduction to ZigBee  Wireless Sensor Networks

FISP #1

7

13

2/23

No Class

7

14

2/25

FISP1.6 : Cal Coopmans –  Distributed Pollution Monitoring via Cyber-Physical Systems

Christophe Tricaud -  Optimal Mobile Remote Sensing  Policies in Downscaling and Assimilation of Soil Moisture

Problems

8

15

3/2

Model Predictive Control (1/2)

Notes

C.Tricaud

8

16

3/4

Model Predictive Control (2/2)

Notes

Project #2. Experience with Model Predictive Control using RIOTS

C.Tricaud

9

15

3/9

Description of the MAS-Net Project

Notes

Dr. Chen

9

16

3/11

The Fischer Information Matrix - Optimal Sensor Location

Notes

Assignment#4

C.Tricaud

10

17

3/16

Spring Break. No class.

10

18

3/18

11

19

3/23

Review of functional analysis, C0-semigroup operator theory, generating operator, evolutional equations

Notes

FISP #2

Dr. Chen

11

20

3/25

Controllability and observability of infinite-dimensional linear system

Notes

FISP #2

Dr. Chen

12

21

3/30

Control of PDE-Governed Systems

Notes

FISP #2

Dr. Chen

12

22

4/1

Laplace transformation techniques for PDE solution.

Notes

FISP #2

Dr. Chen

13

23

4/6

Finite Difference Method for Solving PDEs

Notes

FISP #2

Dr. Chen

13

24

4/8

Matlab PDE Toolbox Workshop

Notes

FISP #2

Project#3, Optimal control of  partial differential equations (Matlab programming)

 

C.Tricaud

14

25

4/13

Optimal Observations in Distributed Parameter Systems

Notes

FISP #2

C.Tricaud

14

26

4/15

Optimal Observations in Distributed Parameter Systems

Notes

FISP #2

Assignment#5

C.Tricaud

15

27

4/20

FISP 2.1

FISP 2.2

FISP 2.3

Notes

FISP #2

15

28

4/22

FISP 2.4

FISP 2.5

FISP 2.6

Notes

FISP #2

16

29

4/27

Complexity, robustness, power law, and reliable control.

Notes

Dr. Chen

16

30

4/29

Topics in Distributed Control Systems

Notes

Dr. Chen

Exit interview.

 

 


 

Projects list:

Project #1: Understanding and Constructing an NCS (tele-control of CSOIS smart wheel rig)

Reference: Bharath's presentation (Bharath Ramaswamy - Tele-operation of CSOIS omni-directional wheel (presentation slides and demos movie-1 , movie-2 )  Client software installation with movies (. ZIP )

Project #2: NonLinear Model Predictive Control Using RIOTS Toolbox

Project #3: Optimal Control of a 1d diffusion process.

 


Weekly Readings

Don’t forget to check the website from the last offering for more material

 

 

Week

Reading Material

01

TrueTime, Simulation of Networked and Embedded Control Systems

Model Based Predictive Networked Control Systems

Networked Control Systems Repository

 

02

Stability of Networked Control Systems in the Presence of Packet Losses

Stability Analysis of Networked Control Systems

Stability of Networked Control Systems: Explicit Analysis of Delay

Stability of Networked Control Systems

 

03

The estimation and compensation of processes with time delays

 

04

Control methodologies in networked control systems

Control Compensation Based on Upper Bound Delay in Networked Control System

Real-Time Control Systems with Delays

PID Controller Design in Networked Control Systems

 

05

DISC Course Model Predictive Control -- 2007/2008

 

06

 

07

References on Wireless Sensor Networks

A Wireless Sensor Networks Bibliography (from Prof. Bhaskar Krishnamachari)

 

08

Fisher Information and Confidence Intervals Using Maximum Likelihood

Mobile Actuator Sensor Networks (MAS-Net Project)

 

09

Tomasz G. Zielinski Course Website : Introduction to Modelling of Multiphysics Problems

MITOpenCourseWare : Introduction to Partial Differential Equations

MITOpenCourseWare : Advanced Partial Differential Equations with Applications

Lecture Notes on PDE (University of California)

 

10

 

11

Dr. Chen’s Fractional Order Calculus Repository

 

12

Ferdinando Auricchio : Linear Finite Element Method

 

13

Matlab PDE Toolbox Documentation

 

14

 

15

 

 

 


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