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Course Descriptions

The mechanical engineering curriculum is designed to prepare students for productive careers in industry, government, education and private consulting as well as for graduate study. Thus, it is based on the fundamental principles of science and engineering. These provide a strong foundation that enables students to apply what they have learned to the complex technological problems of today and to teach themselves the new technologies of tomorrow.

ME 506 - Advanced Control Systems

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: -
  • Prerequisites: ME 406 - Control Systems or equivalent or consent of instructor
  • Corequisites: None

Physical models for control; system response, analysis and design. Time domain; system response, analysis and design. Frequency domain; state variable representation/description; stability, controllability, observability; linear quadratic regulator, pole-placement, state estimation/observers.