Date 
Event 
Topic 
Text 
PS Posted 
PS Due 
Sept. 9, 2009 
Lecture 1 
Introduction: an Overview 
Ch.1
M1

PS1 

Sept. 14, 2009 
Lecture 2 
Least Squares Optimization 
Ch.2
Ch.3
M2



Sept. 16, 2009 
Lecture 3 
Operator Norm and Robustness 
Ch.4
Ch.5
M3

PS2 
PS1 
Sept. 21, 2009 
Lecture 4 
Singular Value Decomposition and Model Reduction 
Ch.4
Ch.5
M4



Sept. 23, 2009 
Lecture 5 
Catching up on Linear Algebra 

PS3 
PS2 
Sept. 28, 2009 
Lecture 6 
Dynamic System Models 
Ch.6
Ch.7
M5



Sept. 30, 2009 
Lecture 7 
Linear State Space Models 
Ch.7 Ch.8 
PS4 
PS3 
Oct. 5, 2009 
Lecture 8 
Solutions of LTI State Space Equations 
Ch.10 Ch.11 


Oct. 7, 2009 
Lecture 9 
Transfer Matrices 
Ch.12 

PS4 
Oct. 13, 2009 
Lecture 10 
Catching up on System Models 



Oct. 14, 2009 
Midterm 1 
Exam covering PS1PS4
[ sample questions ]
[ solutions ] 

PS5 

Oct. 19, 2009 
Lecture 11 
Lyapunov Functions and Storage Functions 
Ch.13 


Oct. 21, 2009 
Lecture 12 
Lyapunov Equations 
Ch.14 
PS6 
PS5 
Oct. 26, 2009 
Lecture 13 
Local Stability by Linearization 



Oct. 28, 2009 
Lecture 14 
I/O Stability and System Norms 
Ch.15
Ch.16
M6
M7

PS7 
PS6 
Nov. 2, 2009 
Lecture 15 
Feedback Inteconnections of Systems 
Ch.17 


Nov. 4, 2009 
Lecture 16 
Performance Measures in Feedback Control 
Ch.18 
PS8 
PS7 
Nov. 9, 2009 
Lecture 17 
Small Gain Theorem 
Ch.19 


Nov. 16, 2009 
Lecture 18 
Robust Stability and Performance 
Ch.20 Ch.21 

PS8 
Nov. 18, 2009 
Midterm 2 
Exam covering PS1PS7
[ sample ]
[ hints ]
[ answers ] 

PS9 

Nov. 23, 2009 
Lecture 19 
Catching Up on Robustness Analysis 



Nov. 25, 2009 
Lecture 20 
Reachibility 
Ch.22 Ch.23 
PS10 
PS9 
Nov. 30, 2009 
Lecture 21 
Observability 
Ch.24 


Dec. 2, 2009 
Lecture 22 
Balanced Truncation 
Ch.26 

PS10 
Dec. 7, 2009 
Lecture 23 
Pole Placement 
Ch.28 Ch.29 


Dec. 9, 2009 
Lecture 24 
Summarizing and Catching Up 



Week of Dec. 14 
Final 
[ Sample problems ]
Exam covering PS1PS10 [ Q3 ] 


