M E 421: System Dynamics and Control
(3-2) Cr. 4. F.S.SS.
Prereq: E E 442; E E 448; MATH 267; M E 345
Modeling and simulation of mechanical, electrical, fluid, and/or thermal systems. Development of equations of motion and dynamic response characteristics in time and frequency domains. Fundamentals of classical control applications, including mathematical analysis and design for closed loop control systems. Introduction to computer interfacing for simulation, data acquisition, and control. Laboratory exercises for hands-on system investigation and control implementation.
For the undergraduate curriculum in mechanical engineering leading to the degree bachelor of science. The Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org/ .