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Syllabus (pdf)

Calendar (pdf)

Lecture notes

  Date     Topic     Content  
  3/10/14     Introduction and mechanical systems modeling       Notes (pdf)  
  3/11/14     Modeling mechanical systems and model forms       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 3 Maple (mw)  
  3/14/14     Modeling with gears       Notes (pdf)  
  Example Maple (mw)  
  3/17/14     Mechanical systems modeling       Notes (pdf)  
  Activity Maple (mw)  
  3/18/14     Solving DEs by the Laplace transform approach       Notes (pdf)
  3/21/14     Response behavior in the Laplace domain       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  3/24/14     Modeling electrical systems       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 3 Maple (mw)  
  3/25/14     Electrical systems modeling       Notes (pdf)  
  Activity 1 Maple (mw)  
  Activity 2 Maple (mw)  
  3/28/14     Electromechanical systems modeling       Notes (pdf)
  3/31/14     Armature-controlled DC motors       Notes (pdf)  
  Example Maple (mw)  
  4/01/14     More electromechanical systems modeling       Notes (pdf)
  4/07/14     "Soak week" -- Systems modeling       Notes (pdf)  
  Activity Maple (mw)  
  4/08/14     "Soak week" -- Analysis in the Laplace domain       Notes (pdf)  
  Activity Maple (mw)  
  4/11/14     "Soak week" -- Model forms     Notes (pdf)  
  Activity 1 Maple (mw)  
  4/14/14     Tank draining fluid systems       Notes (pdf)
  4/15/14     Tank draining modeling and simulation       Notes (pdf)
  4/18/14     Systems analysis with tank draining       Notes (pdf)


Lab material

  Week     Topic     Content  
  1     Model representations and second-order systems     Prelab (zip)  
  Prelab memo exemplar (pdf)  
  Handout (pdf)  
  Data (mat)  
  Memo template (docx)  
  Rubric (pdf)  
  Lab memo exemplar (pdf)  
  2     Modeling from an observed response     Prelab (zip)  
  Handout (pdf)  
  Memo template (docx)  
  Rubric (pdf)  
  3     Technical report writing       Handout (pdf)  
  Technical report template (docx)  
  6     Tank draining     Prelab (zip)  
  Handout (pdf)  
  Memo template (docx)  
  Rubric (pdf)  
  Sample data (zip)  



  HW     Problems     Problem  
  Answers     Due  
  1     M-1, M-2, MC-1     pdf     pdf     3/18/14  
  2     LT-1, LT-2, LT-3, LT-4, LT-5, MC-2     pdf     pdf     3/25/14  
  3     E-1, E-2, E-3, S-1     pdf     pdf     4/01/14  
  4     EM-1, EM-2     pdf     No answers     4/08/14  
  5     M-3, E-4, S-2     pdf     pdf     4/15/14  
  6     F-1, F-2, EMF-1     pdf     pdf     4/29/14