Advanced Control System Design for Aerospace Vehicles

IISc Bangalore Course , Prof. Radhakant Padhi

Lecture 1: Introduction and Motivation for Advanced Control Design

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Advanced Control System Design by Radhakant Padhi, Department of Aerospace Engineering, IISC Bangalore For more details on NPTEL visit

Course Description :

Introduction and Motivation for Advanced Control Design - Review of Classical Control - Classical Control Overview - Flight Dynamics - Basic Principles of Atmospheric Flight Mechanics - Overview of Flight Dynamics - Representation of Linear Systems - Representation of Dynamical Systems - Review of the Matrix Theory - Review of Numerical Methods - Linearization of Nonlinear Systems - Linearization of Nonlinear Systems - Time Response, Stability, Controllability and Observability of Linear Systems - First and Second Order Linear Differential Equations - Time Response of Linear Dynamical Systems - Stability of Linear Time Invariant Systems - Controllability and Observability of Linear Time Invariant Systems - Pole Placement, Controller and Observer Design of Linear Systems - Pole Placement Control Design - Pole Placement Observer Design

Static Optimization: An Overview - Optimal Control Design - Calculus of Variations: An Overview - Optimal Control Formulation using Calculus of Variations - Classical Numerical Methods for Optimal Control - Linear Quadratic Regulator (LQR) Design - Linear Control Applications in Flight Control Design - Linear Control Design Techniques in Aircraft Control - Nonlinear System Analysis Using Lyapunov Theory - Lyapunov Theory - Constructions of Lyapunov Functions - Nonlinear Control Synthesis - Dynamic Inversion - Dynamic Inversion - Neuro-Adaptive Design - Neuro-Adaptive Design for Flight Control - Nonlinear Observer and Kalman Filter Design - Integrator Back-Stepping; Linear Quadratic (LQ) Observer - An Overview of Kalman Filter Theory

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