Dynamics and Control

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11 месяцев
О курсе

This is an interactive course about the basic concepts of Systems, Control and their impact in all the human activities. First, the basic concepts of systems, dynamics, structure and control are introduced. Then, looking at many examples in Nature and human made devices, we will realize that the dynamic behavior of most systems can be modified by adding a control system. Later we will see how knowing how to evaluate the dynamic behavior of a system and measure its performance will provide the tools to design new controlled systems fulfilling some requirements.

By considering which are the benefits of control and the challenges for the future we will open the mind to tackle new applications and develop new scenarios from the micro-systems level to the common systems and the whole universe. An overview of the techniques available for a deeper introduction to the subject will be presented at the end.

Control technology is said to be a hidden technology. We do not notice it under normal operation, but it appears if a failure happens. Looking around in Nature and at human made devices, we realize that their behavior presents analogies and that we can manipulate their temporal evolution.

Characterizing the dynamic behavior of systems and the possibility to change it by introducing control devices is the main aim of the course. You will learn to analyze the dynamic properties of a system and the options to change its behavior according to some requirements.You will learn the basic concepts to undertake further studies in control engineering and its use in a variety of disciplines, from human and social sciences to any engineering field.

Программа
Dynamics and Control
This is an interactive course about the basic concepts of Systems, Control and their impact in all the human activities.
Что Вы изучите?
  • Characterizing the dynamic behavior of systems and the possibility to change it by introducing control devices is the main aim of the course. You will:learn to analyze the dynamic properties of a system and the options to change its behavior according to some requirements.
  • learn the basic concepts to undertake further studies in control engineering.
  • see examples of its use in a variety of disciplines, from human and social sciences to any engineering field.
Лекторы
Pedro Albertos
Pedro Albertos
Full Professor, Systems Engineering and Control Dept. Universitat Politècnica de Valencia
Past president of IFAC (the International Federation of Automatic Control) in 1999-2002, IFAC Fellow, IFAC Advisor and Senior Member of IEEE, is a world recognized expert in real-time control, leading several projects in the field. Full Professor since 1975, he is currently at Systems Engineering and Control Dept. UPV, Spain. He is Honorary Professor at the North-eastern University, Shenyang, China and Doctor Honoris Causa at the Universities of Oulu (Finland) and Polytechnic of Bucharest (Romania). Invited Professor in more than 20 Universities, he delivered seminars in more than 30 universities and research centres. Author of over 300 papers, book chapters and congress communications, co-editor of 7 books and co-author of “Multivariable Control Systems” (Springer 2004) and “Feedback and Control for Everyone” (Springer 2010), he is also associated editor of Control Engineering Practice and Editor in Chief of the Spanish journal RIAI. His research interest includes multivariable control and non-conventional sampling control systems, with focus on time delays and multirate sampling patterns.
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EdX
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