After all the theory we went through in the part 1 it is time for a real design of control system. In this part we are about to design a full state feedback control system of the magnetically suspended ball.
The very first step in the control design process is to develop appropriate mathematical model of the system derived either from physical laws or experimental data. We introduce the state-space and transfer function representations of dynamic systems. We then review some basic approaches to modeling mechanical and electrical systems and show how to enter these models into MATLAB for further analysis.
The algorithm is widely used in path-finding and graph traversal problems. It is an extension of Edsger Dijkstra's algorithm (1959). A* achieves better performance (with respect to time) by using heuristic function.