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ELEC 341 Syllabus - Fall 2017

Systems & Control
Section 101  
Lectures Thursday SWNG 121 12:00 - 2:00 pm
  Friday IRC 4 2:00 - 4:00 pm
TA Anahita Shoajei Quiz 1 & 4 email
  Hamid Moradi Quiz 2 & 3 email
Project Mahdi Yousefi Project email
Textbook Modern Control Systems, 13th Edition, Dorf & Bishop (website)
  ISBN 978-0-13-227028-1 (11th edition)
  ISBN 978-0-13-602458-3 (12th edition)
Week Reading Handouts Topic
W1 1.1-5 notes Intro to ELEC 341 & feedback control
  1.11 notes Block diagrams + Laplace Xform
  2.6   Block diagram manipulation
W2 2.7 notes Signal flow graphs
      Mason's gain formula
W3 2.1-5 notes, ex Electro-mech equivalents
    notes Poles, zeros & characteristic equation
W4 2.4   Quiz 1 : Thurs Sept 28
      Natural response & final value
      Modeling practical systems
W5 4.1 notes Design Project
  4.5-7 Simulink System Classification : 2nd Order Systems
W6 4.2-4   System Classification : 2nd Order Systems
  5.1-5 notes Performance measures
W7     Quiz 2 : Thurs Oct 19
    notes Routh-Hurwitz stability criterion
  7.1-3 notes Root Locus - OL Poles & Zeros
W8     Root Locus - angle criterion & real axis
      Root Locus - assymptotes & breakpoints
      Root Locus - departure & arrival angles
W9     Quiz 3 : Thurs Nov 2
  9.9 notes P Control
      PI Control
W10     PD Control
      PID Control
      PID Control
W11 9.1-4   Quiz 4 : Thurs Nov 16
    Intro Notes Contours in s & uv-plane
    notes Nyquist stability criterion
      Nyquist plots - gain & phase margin
      Design Project (Part 1) Due : Fri Nov 17
W12 9.12   Nyquist plots - complex Poles & Zeros
    leadlag ex Nyquist plots - challenging examples
  3.1-4 notes Intro to state space
W13     Time-domain state equations
      S-domain state equations & state transition matrix
      Characteristic equation in s-domain
      State space examples
      Design Project (Part 2) Due : Fri Dec. 1