Discrete-time system analysis, discretization methods, zero-order-hold (ZOH) discretization, discrete-time transfer functions and state space models. Frequency response of discrete-time systems, effects of sampling and ZOH in digital control. Controllability and observability of state space models. Digital control design by direct and emulation methods. State feedback and observers via eigenvalue assignment, deadbeat control, digital observer-based state feedback control. Introduction to digital linear quadratic regulator (DLQR). Prerequisites: ECE 340 or E E 338, and ECE 360 or ECE 362 or E E 357 or E E 462. Credit may be obtained in only one of ECE 461 or E E 461.