LEC #  TOPICS  KEY DATES 

1  Introduction  Problem set 1 out 
2  Example: cruise control  
3  Laplace transform definition, properties 
Problem set 1 due Lab 1 
4  Block diagram algebra  
5  Modeling: impedance of electrical components  Problem set 2 out 
6  Kirchoff’s laws, circuit equations  
7  Transfer functions, loop/mesh currents  
8  Modeling: real components as Thevenin and Norton sources 
Problem set 2 due Problem set 3 out 
9  Modeling: onedimensional mechanical components  Lab 2 
10  Modeling: impedance of mechanical components  
11  Transfer functions in MATLAB and Maple 
Problem set 3 due Problem set 4 out 
12  Operational amplifiers  Lab 3 
13  Generalized system modeling  
14  Modeling: rotational systems 
Problem set 4 due Problem set 5 out 
15  Example: rotational systems  Lab 4 
16  Modeling: twoport components  
17  LTI system response  Problem set 5 due 
18  Standard input functions: delta, step, ramp, sinusoid  Lab 5 
Quiz 1  
19  Poles and zeros  Problem set 6 out 
20  Standard 1^{st} and 2^{nd} order system responses  Lab 6 
21  Higher order systems, LTI system properties  
22  Example: finding system responses 
Problem set 6 due Problem set 7 out 
23  Effects of poles and zeros  Lab 7 
24  Closedloop systems, steadystate errors  
25  System stability, RouthHurwitz criterion 
Problem set 7 due Problem set 8 out 
26  Stability of closedloop systems, root locus plots  Lab 8 
27  Root locus development  
28  Root locus development (cont.) 
Problem set 8 due Problem set 9 out 
29  Root locus summary, MATLAB  
30  Sinusoidal system response  Problem set 9 due 
31  Frequency response and polezero plots  Lab 9 
Quiz 2  
32  Bode plots  Problem set 10 out 
33  Poles and zeros on bode plots  Lab 10 
34  Bode plots, conclusion  
3537  Review  Problem set 10 due in Lec #35 
38  Final exam 
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As Taught In:  Spring 2008 
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