Co-requisites: SCI 1111, and MTH 1111

Credits: 3 ENGR

Hours: 3-3-3

Usually offered: Fall

For information contact: Brian Story

Course description: A hands-on class in the modeling and control of compartment systems, including first- and second-order thermal, mechanical, and electrical systems, the nature of effort and flow (across and through state variables) as universal concepts, power and energy, impedance, damping, passivity, qualitative feedback stability, and hysteretic, P, PI, and PID control. Students will also learn to use MATLAB and Simulink, and to write basic real-time control and simulation software.

Competencies: qualitative analysis, quantitative analysis, communication, diagnosis