AME 50652 Course Syllabus

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AME 50652 Course Syllabus

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University of Notre Dame
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

AME 50652: Intermediate Controls

Instructor: TA: Time and Place;
  • 322 Jordan Hall of Science
    MWF 12:50 - 1:40
Course Web Page: Grading:
  • The final grade will be based on homework sets and two exams:
    1. Homework (50%)
    2. Midterm Exam (20%): week before spring break.
    3. Final exam (30%): TBA
Course Text:
  • The required text for the course is Modern Control Engineering, Katsuhiko Ogata, 5th Edition.
  • Some of the additional course material will be from (reserve requests in the Engineering Library have been placed):
    1. Engineering Differential Equations: Theory and Applications, Bill Goodwine, 2010 (electronic link).
    2. Feedback Systems: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers, Astrom and Murray, 2008 (electronic link).
    3. System Dynamics & Control, Umez-Eronini, 1999.
    4. Continuous and Discrete Control Systems: Modeling, Identification, Design and Implementation, Dorsey, 2002. Available in hard copy in the library.
    5. Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems, Franklin, Powell and Emami-Naeini, 6th Edition, 2010.
Homework Policy:
  1. Homework sets will be assigned weekly and will be due before the beginning of class on Wednesdays. Late homework will not be accepted without permission from the instructor prior to the time it is due.
  2. Collaboration on homework assignments in encouraged. Unless otherwise prohibited, you may consult outside reference materials, other students, the TAs, or the instructor. However, all material that is submitted must be the result of your own individual effort and accurately and substantively reflect your understanding of the subject matter at the time of writing.
  3. Examples of allowed activities include:
    1. working on homeworks and projects as a group provided every member of the group submits material that is consistent with paragraph 2 above;
    2. obtaining help debugging computer programs provided that the computer program submitted is consistent with paragraph 2 above.
    3. consulting another person regarding any aspect of a homework assignment provided that what is ultimately submitted is consistent with paragraph 2 above.
  4. Examples of dishonest activities include:
    1. unless expressly allowed by the instructor, submitting material that is not entirely the result of your own intellectual effort;
    2. submitting material that is intentionally misleading such as plots or graphs that were not generated by an accompanying computer code listing, a computer code listing that is purported to be correct that is not or a homework problem that has the correct answer that does not result from the work preceding it;
    3. submitting material that is copied, wholly or in part, in any form; or,
    4. any activitiy not expressly allowed above that violates either the letter or spirit of the University Academic Code of Honor.
  1. Introduction
  2. System Modeling and Complex Variable Review
  3. Root Locus
  4. Frequency Response
  5. State Space Control [2,4]
  6. Introduction to Robust Control [2,4]
  7. Digital Control [4,5]
  8. Introduction to Nonlinear Control [1]
Bill Goodwine, 376 Fitzpatrick
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