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EMCH 516 - Control Theory in Mechanical Engineering

Class Session: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Monday, April 30, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of undergraduate/graduate credit

Prerequisites: MATH 242, EMCH 330

Instructor: Victor Giurgiutiu


Course Description

An introduction to closed-loop control systems; development of concepts, including transfer function, feedback, frequency response, and system stability by examples taken from mechanical engineering practice; control system design methods. Also an introduction to programmable logic controllers (PLCs).


General Information

Classes will be held on Mondays & Wednesdays from 2:20pm-3:35pm in Swearingen Engineering Center room 2A11.


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).


Information is accurate as of November 22, 2017, 5:20 pm (Subject to change)



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