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    Milwaukee School of Engineering
  Jan 18, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog
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EE 3050 - Dynamic Systems

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course introduces modeling and analysis techniques of the major types of dynamic engineering systems: mechanical translational, mechanical rotational, electromechanical, and operational amplifier systems. Appropriate methods for analytically solving system differential equations are reviewed. (prereq: EE 2070 , PH 2010 ) (coreq: MA 383 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Understand basic components of mechanical and electrical (including ideal operational amplifiers)
  • Combine mechanical and electrical (including ideal operational amplifiers) components into systems
  • Formulate mechanical, electrical, and mixed discipline systems into appropriate differential equation models including state space models
  • Analyze systems for dynamic time-domain response and for frequency response
  • Recognize the similarity of the response characteristics of various physically dissimiliar systems
  • Predict system response using analytic methods

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Linear differential equation solution techniques
  • Transient analysis of series and parallel RLC circuits
  • Laplace transform analysis of circuits
  • Transfer functions
  • Electric circuit frequency response
  • Draw free body diagrams for static systems
  • Identify forces related to each other through Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion
  • Apply the principles of Conservation of Energy and Conservation of Linear Momentum to solve problems

Course Topics
  • Modeling in the frequency domain
  • Modeling in the time domain
  • Time response


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