**Lectures**

Th, 1-3pm, 125 Steele

**Instructor**

Jorge Gonçalves, 5 Steele, x3367,

jmg@cds.caltech.edu

Office hours: after classes
**Teaching Assistant**

Xin Liu, 7 Steele, x2289, xinliu@cds.caltech.edu
Office hours: 4-6pm on Mondays

**Course Description**

Linear systems, realization theory, time and frequency response, norms and performance, stochastic noise models, robust stability and performance, linear fractional transformations, structured uncertainty, optimal control, model reduction, mu analysis and synthesis, real parametric uncertainty, Kharitonov~s theorem, uncertainty modeling.

**Course Policy**

This course is pass-fail. There are going to be 3 homework assignments and a final project. The homeworks will weigh 50% and the project will weigh 50%.

**Course Textbook(s)**

G.E. Dullerud and F.G. Paganini, *"A Course in Robust Control Theory: A Convex Approach"*, Springer-Verlag NY Inc, 2000.

**Homework Assignments**

Homework1 due Feb 5th in class

Homework2 due Feb 19th in class

Homework3

**Software**

In case you use SOSTOOLS for the final project, it can be found at:

http://www.cds.caltech.edu/sostools/

SOSTOOLS requires MATLAB and SeDuMi, a semidefinite programming solver, downloadable at:

http://fewcal.kub.nl/sturm/software/sedumi.html

Matlab is available on the ITS machines as well as on other campus machines. Online tutorials for Matlab are available at http://www.engin.umich.edu/group/ctm/basic/basic.html
http://www.cds.caltech.edu/~murray/notes/matlab-primer.ps