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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 507 - Applied Nonlinear Control Systems

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

Analysis and design of controls for inherently nonlinear systems and the use of nonlinear elements in design. Techniques for analysis and design include, stability by Liaqunov, describing functions, phase plane analysis, sliding control, adaptive control and control of multi-input systems.