Professor Sanjay Lall
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00–10:20am in Gates B1
20 lectures, the first lecture is on Sep 22, the last is on Dec 4. No lecture on 11/24 or 11/26 for Thanksgiving
Weekly review sessions will be held on Fridays (starting 10/2) from 9:30am to 10:20am in Skilling Auditorium. These sessions will be videotaped by SCPD.
Applied linear algebra and linear dynamical systems with applications to circuits, signal processing, communications, and control systems. Topics: least-squares approximations of over-determined equations, and least-norm solutions of underdetermined equations. Symmetric matrices, matrix norm, and singular-value decomposition. Eigenvalues, left and right eigenvectors, with dynamical interpretation. Matrix exponential, stability, and asymptotic behavior. Multi-input/multi-output systems, impulse and step matrices; convolution and transfer-matrix descriptions. Control, reachability, and state transfer; observability and least-squares state estimation.
Prerequisites: linear algebra and matrices as in MATH104; differential equations and Laplace transforms as in EE102A.
There are no required or optional textbooks. Complete notes will be available online. See the section on reading for details.
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