Qing Zhao, PhD, PEng

Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept

Fall Term 2024 (1890)

ECE 340 - Discrete Time Signals and Systems

3 units (fi 8)(EITHER, 3-0-3/2)

Discrete time signals and systems; Sampled signals and sampling theorem, aliasing, A/D converter; Z-transform, stability analysis; Discrete-time Fourier transform; Discrete Fourier transform, leakage, spectral analysis; Digital filter design, filter structure. Prerequisite: ECE 240 or E E 238. Credit may be obtained in only one of ECE 340 or E E 338.

LECTURE A1 (46772)

2024-09-03 - 2024-12-09
TR 11:00 - 12:20

Winter Term 2025 (1900)

ECE 460 - Control Systems II

3 units (fi 8)(EITHER, 3-0-3/2)

Introduction to computer control, sample and hold, discrete-time systems. States and state space models. Linearization of nonlinear state-space models. Solving linear time-invariant state-space equations. Discretization of continuous-time systems. Controllability and observability, and their algebraic tests. Minimal state-space realizations. State feedback and eigenvalue/pole assignment, deadbeat control. Step tracking control design. State estimation and observer design. Observer based control. Introduction to linear quadratic optimal control. Prerequisites: ECE 360 or E E 357, and ECE 340. Credit may be obtained in only one of ECE 460 or E E 460.

LECTURE B1 (72171)

2025-01-06 - 2025-04-09
MWF 10:00 - 10:50

ECE 660 - Optimization in Dynamic Control and Estimation

3 units (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Mathematical preliminaries (probability and linear systems); Conditions of optimality in dynamic systems (minimum principle, HJB equation); Linear quadratic (LQ) control; Minimum-time control; Least-squares estimator; Dynamic estimation; Design of various Kalman filters; Design of linear-quadratic Gaussian (LQG) control. Prerequisites: ECE560 or equivalent.

LECTURE B1 (75813)

2025-01-06 - 2025-04-09
MW 12:30 - 13:50