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Linda Bushnell
E E 547
Seattle Campus

Linear Systems Theory

Linearity, linearization, finite dimensionality, time-varying vs. time-invariant linear systems, interconnection of linear systems, functional/structural descriptions of linear systems, system zeros and invertibility, linear system stability, system norms, state transition, matrix exponentials, controllability and observability, realization theory. Recommended: either A A 447, E E 447, or M E 471. Offered: jointly with A A 547/M E 547.

Class description

System Representation: state space linearization causality, time invariance, and linearity impulse response and transfer function of state space solutions to LTV systems solutions to LTI systems

Stability: Lyapunov Input-Output

Controllability and State Feedback: controllable subspaces controllable systems controllable decompositions stabilizability

Observability and Output Feedback: observability output feedback minimal realizations

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Linda Bushnell
Date: 12/18/2013