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CIC337: Optimal Control syllabus for EEE 2021 regulation (Professional Elective-V)

Optimal Control detailed syllabus for Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE) for 2021 regulation curriculum has been taken from the Anna Universities official website and presented for the EEE students. For course code, course name, number of credits for a course and other scheme related information, do visit full semester subjects post given below.

For Electrical & Electronics Engineering 6th Sem scheme and its subjects, do visit EEE 6th Sem 2021 regulation scheme. For Professional Elective-V scheme and its subjects refer to EEE Professional Elective-V syllabus scheme. The detailed syllabus of optimal control is as follows.

Optimal Control

Unit I

CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS AND OPTIMAL CONTROL 9 Introduction – Performance Index- Constraints – Formal statement of optimal control system – Calculus of variations – Function, Functional, Increment, Differential and variation and optimum of function and functional – The basic variation problem Extrema of functions and functional with conditions – variational approach to optimal control system

Unit III

DISCRETE TIME OPTIMAL CONTROL SYSTEMS 9 Variational calculus for Discrete time systems – Discrete time optimal control systems:-Fixedfinal state and open-loop optimal control and Free-final state and open-loop optimal control – Discrete time linear state regulator system – Steady state regulator system

Unit V

CONSTRAINED OPTIMAL CONTROL SYSTEMS 9 Time optimal control systems – Fuel Optimal Control Systems- Energy Optimal Control Systems – Optimal Control Systems with State Constraints

Course Outcomes:

Students able to

1. Explain different type of optimal control problems such as time-optimal, fuel optimal, energy optimal control problems.
2. Design Linear Quadratic Regulator for Time-invariant and Time-varying Linear system (Continuous time and Discrete-time systems)
3. Design optimal controller using Dynamic Programming Approach and H-J-B equation.
4. Explain the Pontryagin Minimum Principle.
5. Design optimal controller in the presence of state constraints and time optimal controller.
6. Understand the concepts of dynamic programming

Text Books:

1. Donald E. Kirk, Optimal Control Theory – An Introduction, Dover Publications, Inc. Mineola, New York, 2012, 10th Edition.