class  day  date  topics / readings  hw  due 
Week 1  
01  M  6 Jun  Introduction to modelbased systems engineering / 2.1, 2.2  Le01/HW1 

02  M  6  Model forms / Chapter 3  Le02/HW1 

03  T  7  Response behavior in the Laplace domain / Chapter 7  Le03/HW1  
04  T  7  Modeling Mechanical Systems / 2.3  Le04/HW1  
Lab 1  W  8  Model representations and secondorder systems / Chapter 3 
Lab 1 prelab memo  
05  R  9  Modeling with gears / 2.4  Le05/HW2  Lab 1 memo 
06  R  9  Mechanical systems modeling / 2.3  Le06/HW2  HW1 
Lab 2  F  10  Modeling from time response data / 7.6  Lab 2 prelab memo  
Week 2  
07  M  13  Modeling electrical systems / 4.1  Le07/HW3  Lab 2 memo 
08  M  13  Electrical systems modeling / 4.2  Le08/HW3  HW 2 
09  T  14  Modeling armature controlled DC motors / 4.3  Le09/HW3  
10  T  14  Electromechanical systems modeling  Le10/HW3  
Lab 3  W  15  Time response of an RC circuit  
11  R  16  More electromechanical systems modeling  Le11/HW4  HW 3, Lab 3 memo 
Lab 4  F  17  Solving ODEs in MATLAB 


Week 3  
12  M  20  Exam 1  Lab 4 memo  
13  T  21  Modeling tank draining fluid systems / Chapter 5  Le13/HW5  HW 4 
14  T  21  Tank draining modeling and simulation / 5.3  Le14/HW5  
Lab 5  W  22  Tank Draining 

Lab 5 prelab memo 
15  R  23  Modeling thermal systems / 6.1, 6.2  Le15/HW6  Lab 5 memo 
16  R  23  Modeling thermal systems / 6.3, 6.4  Le16/HW6  
17  F  24  Introduction to frequency response  Le17/HW6  
18  F  24  Introduction to Frequency Response sketching/ 10.1, 10.2  Le18/HW7  HW 5 
Week 4  
19  M  27  Sketching and interpreting Bode plots / 10.3  Le19/HW7 

20  M  27  Frequency Response sketching and analysis / 10.4  Le20/HW7 
HW6 
21  T  28  Frequency Response and Vibration analysis  
22  T  28  Analysis and design with performance specifications / 7.5  HW7  
Lab 7  W  29  Frequency response computations  
23  R  30 
Exam 2 
Lab 7 memo  
Lab 8  F  Jul 1  Lab: Modeling from Frequency Response data  
Week 5  
M  4  No class, Independence Day  
24  T  5  Introduction to control systems  Le24/HW9  HW 8 
25  T  5  Feedback Control / 11.1, 11.2, 11.3  Le25/HW9  Lab 8 memo 
Lab 10  W  6  Exploring PID control 


26  R  7  Feedback Control  Lab 10 memo  
27  R  7  Course review  HW 9  
Final  F  8  Final Exam 

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