Department
of Mechanical Engineering


ME 312: Dynamic Systems and Control

 

 

Course Outline

Spring 2006

 

(Replaces ME 318 as a required course in the ME UG curriculum for students entering the program Fall

2004 or later. Students in the ME program prior to Fall 2004 have option to take ME 312 or ME 318)

Call #: 19567 (ME), 21976 (IE)

 

 

 

ME312 Syllabus for Fall 2008 in pdf

 

Instructor:

Prof. Tom Royston

Office: 2053 ERF

troyston@uic.edu

TA:

Temel Kaya Yasar

Office: 1072 ERF

tyasar2@uic.edu

 

Textbook:

System Dynamics, by K. Ogata, Prentice Hall, Fourth Edition, 2004.

 

 

Computer Usage:

Familiarity with Matlab or equivalent language

 

Office Hours:

 

 

TA Hours:

TBA

 

 

TBA

 

Course Description:

 

Dynamics of linear systems. Modeling of mechanical, electrical, fluid, and thermal

systems. Analysis and design of feedback control systems. Analytical, computer and

experimental solution methods. Time and frequency domain techniques.

 

 

Credit:              U.G. 3 hours

 

Time & Place:   MWF 12 12:50 AM, 1003 ERF

 

 

Prerequisite:      Math 220, Introduction to Differential Equations

Physics 142, General Physics II

 

Prerequisite for:             ME 411, Mechatronics; ME 412, Dynamic Systems Analysis;

 

 

 

Topics:

 

CH 1: Introduction to course. (0.5 hours)

CH 2: The Laplace Transform (3.5 hours)

CH 3: Mechanical systems (4 hours)

CH 4: Transfer function approach to modeling dynamic systems (5 hours)

CH 6: Electrical systems and electromechanical systems (5 hours)

CH 7: Fluid systems & thermal systems (4 hours)

CH 10: Time Domain Analysis and Design of Control Systems (9 hours)

CH 11: Frequency Domain Analysis and Design of Control Systems (7 hours)

 

 


 

Grading:

 

Homework - assigned in class - due week later beginning of class

 

25 %

 

Exam #1 - Week 7, Wednesday (2/23) - on material covered through Week 6

 

20 %

 

Exam #2 - Week 13, Wednesday (4/13) - on material covered through Week 12

 

20 %

 

Final Exam date and time TBA

 

35 %

 

 

 

 

 

 

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