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2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
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ME 4303 - Electromechanical Systems

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course extends the concepts of instrumentation and control to the design of electromechanical systems. Topics will include modeling, simulation, and implementation of analog and digital control algorithms. The course includes an electromechanical systems design project. (prereq: ME 4302 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Develop mathematical models of electromechnical components and systems
  • Formulate and evaluate analog and digital controllers
  • Specify and evaluate state feedback controllers
  • Design an electromechanical system to achieve specified performance objectives
  • Apply frequency response design tools for stability analysis

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Laplace transforms
  • Feedback control systems
  • Numerical methods

Course Topics
  • Gain and phase margins
  • Phase lead and phase lag controllers
  • DC motor modeling
  • Z-transforms
  • Difference equations
  • State feedback
  • Z-domain control implementation
  • Digital system effects

Dr. Daniel Williams

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