SYST203 (Spring 2003)

Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems

Systems Engineering and Operations Research (SEOR)

George Mason University

 

 

Instructor: Dr. Susmit H. Patel

(703) 993-1670 (office: room 111, SEOR dept., S&TII building)

Office hours: After class or by appointment

Email: spate2@gmu.edu

Schedule: Monday 4:30 to 7:10 PM, room 17, Sci. & Tech. II

 

Topics:

 

         Modeling and simulation of continuous-time dynamic systems

o       Translational Mechanical, Rotational Mechanical and Electrical Systems

         Introduction to computer modeling, simulation and analysis using MATLAB and SIMULINK software on personal computers

         Use of built-in functions and construction of scripts

         Block diagrams and standard forms of system models representation

         Flow programming and use of conditional statements

         Graphical presentation of results using plots

         Laplace transforms

         Time-domain/Frequency-domain analysis

 

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)

 

W. Palm III, Introduction to MATLAB 6 for Engineers, McGraw-Hill Companies, 2001 (reference)

 

Co-requisite: SYST202

 

Pre-requisite: Basic course-work in Matrix Theory, Calculus, Numerical and Complex Algebra

 

 

Schedule:

 

Week 1 (1/27/03): Introduction, Chapter 1, 2

Week 2 (2/3/03): Chapter 2, 3

Week 3 (2/10/03): Chapter 4

Week 4 (2/17/03): Chapter 5

Week 5 (2/24/03): Chapter 6

Week 6 (3/3/03): Review - 1st half

Week 7 (3/10/03): no class, Spring break

Week 8 (3/17/03): Quiz 1 - 1st half: Chapters 1-6

Week 9 (3/24/03): Chapter 7

Week 10 (3/31/03): Chapter 8

Week 11 (4/07/03): Chapter 8

Week 12 (4/14/03): Chapter 13, Project assignment

Week 13 (4/21/03): Chapter 14

Week 14 (4/28/03): Chapter 15

Week 15 (5/5/03): Project due, Review - 2nd half

Week 16 (5/12/03): Quiz 2 - 2nd half: Chapters 7, 8, 13-15

 

Grading:

 

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

Quiz 1 (20% of grade)

Project (20% of grade)

Quiz 2 (20% of grade)