http://www.egr.msu.edu/~xbtan/Courses/ECE313_Spring14.htm
Access the Angel system for homework problems and solutions, etc.
Prof. Xiaobo Tan, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Office: 3213 Engineering Building. Tel: (517)432-5671
Email: xbtan@egr.msu.edu. Homepage: http://www.egr.msu.edu/~xbtan
Office hours: T,9:30-10:30 am;W:9:30-11am; or by appointment
Reemon Haddad (haddadre@msu.edu)
M, W, F, 3 - 3:50 pm, 1279 Anthony Hall
Dorf and Bishop, Modern Control Systems (12th Edition), Prentice Hall, 2011
The following items are reserved in the Engineering Library:
Nise, Control Systems Engineering (6th Edition), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011
Franklin, Powell, and Emami-Naeini Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems (6th Edition),Prentice Hall, 2010
Introduction to control systems
Transfer functions, models for electrical, mechanical, and electromechanical systems
Stability, time response, steady-state error, and sensitivity
Root locus method
Frequency response, Bode plots, Nyquist criterion
Feedback control design
Matlab, Simulink, and Control Systems Toolbox throughout the semester
Homework is assigned weekly, and will be posted one week before the due date. Homework is due in class. Homework solutions will be posted after the due date.
The lowest homework grade will be dropped.
While discussion on homework problems between students is allowed and encouraged, copying homework solutions directly from any sources (including peers) is strictly prohibited. A violating student will receive zero points for the whole assignment in question. The instructor reserves further rights to reflect homework cheating on the final grade.
There will be two midterm exams and one final exam. Note that the exact dates for the midterms will be announced two weeks before the exams.
Midterm 1: February 26, Wednesday, in class.
Midterm 2: TBA
Final exam: April 28, Monday,3 - 5 pm, 1279 Anthony Hall. Note that failing to attend the final exam automatically fails the class.
The final grade is based on homework (20%), midterm 1 (25%), midterm 2 (25%), and final exam (30%).
Percentile |
85% - 100% |
80% - 84.9% |
70% - 79.9% |
65% - 69.9% |
60% - 64.9% |
Final grade |
4.0 |
3.5 |
3.0 |
2.5 |
2.0 |
The instructor can adjust the above grading scale as he deems appropriate.