Control Theory (CM622)

CM622: Control Theory

Prof. Sorin Micu

1. Introduction: Optimal control and controllability. Exemples in finite and infinite dimension

2. Control of the finite dimensional systems: Necessary and sufficient conditions for controllability Variational methods to find the control .

3. Controllability in one dimension with Fourier series: Riesz basis. Biorthogonal sequences. Ingham’s inequalities Applications to the controllability of the wave and heat equation.

4. Controllability of the wave and heat equation in several dimensions: Unique continuation principle. Approximate controllability. Observability. Controllability. Multipliers Hilbert Uniqueness Method (HUM)

5. Stabilizability of the wave equation: Problem of stabilizability for the wave equation. Relation between stabilizability and controllability



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