SYST203

Dynamic Systems Modeling

Systems Engineering and Operations Research

George Mason University

 

Instructor: Dr. Susmit H. Patel

(703) 883-7806 (w), Office hours: After class or by appointment

(703) 883-6143 (fax)

spatel@mitre.org

 

Description:

 

         Modeling and simulation of dynamic systems

         Introduction to computer modeling using MATLAB software on personal computers

         Use of built-in functions and construction of macros

         Graphical presentation of results

 

Text:

 

C. Close and D. Frederick, and J. Newell, Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems, 3rd Ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002 (Required)

 

D. Etter, Engineering Problem Solving with MATLAB, 2nd Ed. Prentice-Hall, 1997 (Reference)

 

Co-requisite: SYST202

 

Schedule:

 

Week 1 (1/23/02): Introduction, Chapter 1

Week 2 (1/30/02): Chapter 2

Week 3 (2/06/02): Chapter 3

Week 4 (2/13/02): Chapter 4

Week 5 (2/20/02): Chapter 5

Week 6 (2/27/02): Chapter 6

Week 7 (3/06/02): Quiz 1, Chapters 1-6

Spring Break: no class (3/13/02)

Week 8 (3/20/02): Chapter 7

Week 9 (3/27/02): Chapter 8

Week 10 (4/03/02): Chapter 9

Week 11 (4/10/02): Chapter 10

Week 12 (4/17/02): Chapter 13

Week 13 (4/24/02): Chapter 14

Week 14 (5/01/02): Quiz 2, Chapters 7-10, 13-14

Week 15 (5/08/02): Project due

 

Grading:

 

Homework will be assigned and graded (40% of grade)

Quiz 1 (20% of grade)

Quiz 2 (20% of grade)

Project (20% of grade)