ME 451-Control Systems, Spring 2007

Announcements from the instructor 

Instructor: Jongeun Choi, Assisntant Professor

2459 Engineering Building
East Lansing, MI 48824, Phone: (517)-432-3164 

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Lecturer: MWF: 12:40-1:30pm, room 2205 EB

Office hours: 2459 Engineering Building,  Wed 10:00-11:00am, and 5:00-6:30pm. Extra hours can be arranged by groups only (via email)

Laboratory Instructor: Professor C. J. Radcliffe 

2445 Engineering Building
East Lansing, MI 48824, Phone: (517)-355-5198

TA for Homework: Andrew White


TA will grade homework and will also be available during his laboratory sessions to help students with homework.

TA schedule


Course Description

Mathematical modeling of dynamic systems. Standard feedback control formulation. Transient and sinusoidal steady-state analysis. Time and frequency domain controller synthesis.

Required Text
Feedback Control Systems, C. L. Phillips and R. D. Harbor, Prentice Hall, 4th edition, 2000, ISBN 0-13-949090-6

Handouts and Notes





Homework                                     15%
Exam 1                                           15%
Exam 2                                           15%
Final Exam(comprehensive)             30%
Laboratory work                             25%
Total                                             100%

  1. Homework will be done in one week from the day it is assigned.
  2. 100% laboratory attendance and 75% marks in the laboratory reports will be required to pass the course.
  3. Laboratory groups for all sections will be posted on the door of 1532 EB.