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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    Course Outline

    Robust and Adaptive Control Theory



    Course Outline:

    I. Part 1 - Review of Basics
    A. Frequency Domain Analysis – Theory and methods for MIMO analysis and design
    B. Robust Control System Design - Control system design
    C. Robust servomechanism
    D. Linear Quadratic Regulator (LQR)
    E. Projective control theory, mu–synthesis, H∞ optimal control.
    F. What makes a control system robust


    II. Part 2 - Review of Lyapunov Stability Theory
    A. Model Reference Adaptive Control, Neural Networks, (NN)
    B. Adaptive NeuroControl, Adaptive Backstepping
    C. F-16 Control Design Example
    D. Adaptive Control Modifications
    E. Adaptive Control Augmentation of a Baseline Flight Controller

    III. Part 3 - L1 Adaptive Control Theory

    IV. Systems with Matched Uncertainties

    V. Performance Bounds, Robustness/Stability Margins

    VI. Verification and Validation Examples

    VII. Output Feedback Extension, Autopilot Augmentation Architecture

    VIII. Systems with Unmatched Uncertainties

    IX. AirSTAR flight tests