Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: A (Second level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand. FRTN15 overlap following cours/es: FRT050 och FRT050. Optional for: C4, C4sst, D4, D4sst, E4ra, F4, F4rs, I4, Pi4. Course coordinator: Professor Rolf Johansson, och Professor Karl-Erik Årzén,, Inst f reglerteknik. Recommended prerequisits: FRT010 Automatic Control, Basic Course, FRT020 Computer Controlled Systems. The course might be cancelled if the numer of applicants is less than 10. Assessment: Written exam (5 hours), project, three laboratory exercises, two hand-in problems. In the case of less than five registered students, the second and third exam may be given on oral form. Home page:

The aim of the course is to provide advanced knowledge and skills about design of control systems that include predictive, adaptive and learning algorithms for control of time-variable and partially unknown processes with disturbances, including stability and interaction between control and identification.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Real-time identification, Recursive identification, Automatic controller tuning, Gain scheduling, Automatic calibration, Discrete-time linear systems, Pole-placement, Model reference system, Disturbance models, Optimal prediction, Optimal model-based predictive control, Adaptive control, Self-tuning control, Stochastic adaptive control, Model reference adaptive control, Stability, Passivity, Robustness, Model-predictive control, Iterative learning control, Iterative controller tuning, Applications and software

R. Johansson: Predictive and Adaptive Control, Dept of Automatic Control, 2007