SYST 203, SECTION 201 - SYSTEMS MODELING LABORATORY (1:0:3)

 

Dr. Harold D. Camp

harold.camp@ngc.com

703-585-7745

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Introduction to computer modeling using an engineering modeling environment such as MATLAB. Solution to systems of linear equations, numerical integration and differentiation, interpolation and curve fitting, solution of ordinary differential equations. Simulation and numerical solution of continuous dynamic systems. Discretization of continuous time systems. Use of built-in functions and construction of macros. Graphical presentation of results.

 

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES

1.       Prerequisite: SYST 201

2.       Corequisite: SYST 202

3.       Corequisites: MATH 203, 214, PHYS 260, and MTH 004 - "Algebra II" .

 

OFFICE HOURS:

After class or by appointment

 

TOPICS:

  1. Modeling and simulation of continuous-time dynamic systems
  2. Translational Mechanical, Rotational Mechanical and Electrical Systems
  3. Introduction to computer modeling, simulation and analysis using MATLAB and SIMULINK software on personal computers
  4. Use of built-in functions and construction of scripts
  5. Block diagrams and standard forms of system models representation
  6. Flow programming and use of conditional statements
  7. Graphical presentation of results using plots
  8. LaPlace transforms (basics)
  9. Time-domain/Frequency-domain analysis
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TEXT:

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

 

SPRING 2005 TERM

First day of classes January 24

Last day to drop with no tuition penalty February 8

Last day to add classes February 8

Last day to drop with 33% tuition penalty February 15

Last day to drop with 67% tuition penalty February 25

Last day to drop February 25

Mid-term progress reporting period February 21 - March 25

Spring Break March 13 - March 20

Last day of classes May 7

Exam period (beginning 4:30 p.m. on Tues., May 10) May 10 - 18

Grades available via Patriot Web May 10

 

ATTENDANCE

Attendance is important and is taken each class session. Inform me prior to absence, when possible, via email. Make-up examinations are arranged prior to class period when test is taken by other students.

 

GRADING

Two Tests 25 % Each

Homework 40 %

Project 30 %

Final Examination 20 %

Homework is collected each Thursday. Graded assignments are returned the next Thursday.

A (90 100%), B (80 89%), C (70 79%), D (60 69%), F (Below 60%)

 

 

COURSE OUTLINE AND READING SCHEDULE

Please read assignment prior to class.

         January 27: Introduction, Chapter 1, 2

         February 3: Chapter 2, 3

         February 10: Chapter 4

         February 17: Chapter 5

         February 24: Chapter 6

         March 3: Review - 1st half

         March 10 Quiz 1 - 1st half: Chapters 1-

         March 17: no class, Spring break

         March 24: Chapter 7, Project Assignment

         March 31: Chapter 8

         April 7: Chapter 8

         April 14: Chapter 13

         April 21: Chapter 14

         April 28: Chapter 15

         May 5: Project due, Review - 2nd half

         May 12: Quiz 2 - 2nd half: Chapters 7, 8, 13-15

 

 

HOMEWORK SCHEDULE

Date

Page

Problems

January 27, 2005

 

 

February 3, 2005

 

 

February 10, 2005

 

 

February 17, 2005

 

 

February 24, 2005

 

 

March 3, 2005

 

 

March 10, 2005

Quiz #1

No Homework Due

March 17, 2005

Spring Break

No Homework Due

March 24, 2005

 

 

March 31, 2005

 

 

April 7, 2005

 

 

April 14, 2005

 

 

April 21, 2005

 

 

April 28, 2005

 

 

May 5, 2005

Review

Project Due

May 12, 2005

Final Examination