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Adaptive process control course offered by Prof. Erik Ydstie from the Department of Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University

Abstract:

This is a one week (2 credit) block course on the principles of Adaptive Control.

Course outline:

The course will consist of lectures and exercise sessions. The topics to be covered are:

  1. Introduction and passivity
    1. Introduction
    2. Passivity-based adaptive control
  2. Certainty equivalence adaptive control
    1. Extremum seeking control
    2. Identification-based control (ideal case)
    3. Adaptive predictive control
  3. Robust adaptive control
    1. Nonlinear dynamics
    2. Theory of robust adaptive control systems
    3. Practical design modifications.
  4. Student presentations

Schedule

Date Time Activity Room
Mo. 24.9.2012 14.00 to 18.00 lectureML H 43
Tu. 25.9.2012 14.00 to 18.00 lectureHG E 23
We. 26.9.2012 8.00 to 12.00 lectureML H 43
We. 26.9.2012 14.00 to 18.00 exercisesML H 43
Th. 27.9.2012 8.00 to 10.00 lectureML H 43
Th. 27.9.2012 10.00 to 12.00 exercisesML H 43
Th. 27.9.2012 14.00 to 18.00 exercisesML H 43
Fr. 28.9.2012 9.00 to 12.00 presentationsML H 43

Further course details including the times when they become available, will be posted on the ETH course catalog.



Further Information
Date/Time:

Sep 24, 2012   14.00 - 18.00 (first lectures - see description for remainder)
Contact Person:

Roy Smith