class  day  date  topics / readings  hw  due 
Week 0  
01  F  5 Jun  Introduction, Standard Model Forms / Chapter 1  Le01/HW1 

02  F  5  Modeling, Springs and Dampers / 2.1, 2.2  Le02/HW2 

Week 1  
03  M  8  Mechanical Systems Problems: Gears / 2.4  Le03/HW2  HW1 
04  M  8  Mechanical Systems Problems: Levers / 2.3  Le04/HW2  
05  T  9  Mechanical Systems  Le05/HW3 

06  T  9  Laplace Solns. to 1^{st} and 2^{nd}Order Systems / Chapter 7  Le06/HW3  HW2 
Lab 1  W  10  Model representations and secondorder systems / Chapter 3 
Lab 1 memo  
07  R  11  Laplace Solns. to 1^{st} and 2^{nd}Order Systems / Chapter 7  Le07/HW3 

08  R  11  RLC Circuits and OpAmps (Review) / 4.1  Le08/HW4 

Lab 2  F  12  Modeling from time response data / 7.6  Lab 2 memo  
Week 2  
09  M  15  Electrical Systems / 4.2  Le09/HW4  HW3 
10  M  15  DC Motors, ArmatureControlled / 4.3  Le10/HW4  
11  T  16  Convection, Conduction, and Radiation / 6.1, 6.2  Le11/HW5  
12  T  16  Thermal Capacitance and Lumped Parameters / 6.3, 6.4  Le12/HW5  HW4 
Lab 3  W  17  Time response of a torsional apparatus  Lab 3 memo  
13  R  18  Solving DEs with Matlab / Chapter 8  Le13/HW5 

14  R  18  Performance
Specifications / 7.5 
Le14/HW6  
Lab 4  F  19  Exam I (90 minutes) 


Week 3  
15  T  23  Review: Model Forms, Laplace 
none  
16  T  23  Tank Draining Problems / Chapter 5  Le16/HW6  HW5 
Lab 5  W  24  Tank Draining 

Lab 5 Memo 
17  R  25  Tank Draining Problems / 5.3  Le17/HW6  
18  R  25  Introduction to Frequency Response / 10.1, 10.2  Le18/HW7 

Lab 6  F  26  Frequency response computations 

Lab 6 memo 
Week 4  
19  M  29  Frequency Response, Sketching / 10.3  Le19/HW7 

20  M  29  Frequency Response, Sketching/ 10.3  Le20/HW7 
HW6 
21/22  T  30  Exam 2 (Le 1222) 90 minutes  
Lab 7  W  1 Jul  Lab: Modeling from freq. resp. data  Lab 7 memo  
23  R  2 
Frequency Response Sketching / 10.3 
Le23/HW8 

24  R  2  Frequency Response Sketching / 10.4  Le24/HW8 
HW7 
25/26  F  3  No class, Independence Day  
Week 5  
Lab 8  M  6  Lab: More modeling from Frequency Response  Lab 8 memo 

27  T  7  Frequency Response  Le27/HW9 

28  T  7  Feedback Controls / 11.1, 11.2, 11.3  Le28/HW9  HW8 
Lab 10  W  8  Exploring PID control 

Lab 10 memo 
29  R  9  Feedback Controls 


30  R  9  Review / Evaluations  HW9  
Final Exam  F  10 

none  
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