Lecture Notes

LEC # TOPICS
1 Introduction ( PDF)
2 Example: cruise control ( PDF)
3 Laplace transform definition, properties ( PDF)
4 Block diagram algebra ( PDF)
5 Modeling: impedance of electrical components ( PDF)
6 Kirchoff’s laws, circuit equations ( PDF)
7 Transfer functions, loop/mesh currents ( PDF)
8 Modeling: real components as Thevenin and Norton sources ( PDF)
9 Modeling: one-dimensional mechanical components ( PDF)
10 Modeling: impedance of mechanical components ( PDF)
11 Transfer functions in MATLAB and Maple ( PDF)
12 Operational amplifiers ( PDF)
13 Generalized system modeling ( PDF)
14 Modeling: rotational systems ( PDF)
15 Example: rotational systems ( PDF)
16 Modeling: two-port components ( PDF)
17 LTI system response ( PDF)
18 Standard input functions: delta, step, ramp, sinusoid ( PDF)
19 Poles and zeros ( PDF)
20 Standard 1st and 2nd order system responses ( PDF)
21 Higher order systems, LTI system properties ( PDF)
22 Example: finding system responses ( PDF)
23 Effects of poles and zeros ( PDF)
24 Closed-loop systems, steady-state errors ( PDF)
25 System stability, Routh-Hurwitz criterion ( PDF)
26 Stability of closed-loop systems, root locus plots ( PDF)
27 Root locus development ( PDF)
28 Root locus development (cont.) ( PDF)
29 Root locus summary, MATLAB ( PDF)
30 Sinusoidal system response ( PDF)
31 Frequency response and pole-zero plots ( PDF)
32 Bode plots ( PDF)
33 Poles and zeros on bode plots ( PDF)
34 Bode plots, conclusion ( PDF)
35-37 Review
38 Final exam

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