Howard Jay Chizeck
A A 449
Topics of current interest in controls. Offered: Sp.
Please ignore outdated official description in catalog.
The goal of this course is an in-depth control engineering design experience in a small design team. The design projects will include attention to project planning and management, reporting, and technical communication. Each project will have a real customer with whom the team will define project requirements.
Student teams will design, implement, test, and report on their project results.
The course will include a few lectures on select topics (eg., project management, intellectual property, and some control engineering topics. Most course effort will be directed toward accomplishing the project. Groups will write and/or present progress reports (uploaded to course wiki, short (5 minutes) or longer reports in class, and each group will meet with the professor and TA most weeks.
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