Modeling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems

Bond graph of a switched junction model.

This bond graph models the free-flight and contact behaviors of a ball bouncing off of another ball. (Image by Prof. Neville Hogan.)


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Fall 2006



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This course models multi-domain engineering systems at a level of detail suitable for design and control system implementation. Topics include network representation, state-space models; multi-port energy storage and dissipation, Legendre transforms; nonlinear mechanics, transformation theory, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian forms; and control-relevant properties. Application examples may include electro-mechanical transducers, mechanisms, electronics, fluid and thermal systems, compressible flow, chemical processes, diffusion, and wave transmission.

Neville Hogan. 2.141 Modeling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems, Fall 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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