ME 451-Control Systems, Fall 2008


Instructor: Jongeun Choi, Assisntant Professor

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

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Lecturer: MWF: 11:30am-12:20pm, C103 McDonel Hall

Office hours: 2459 Engineering Building,  MW 2:00-3:00pm. Extra hours can be arranged 

Laboratory Instructor: Professor C. J. Radcliffe 

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

TA for Homework: Yunfei Xu


TA will grade homework and other TAs are available during 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 Textbook
Feedback Control Systems, C. L. Phillips and R. D. Harbor, Prentice Hall, 4th edition, 2000, ISBN 0-13-949090-6


Handouts and Notes (Most of Slides are originally created by Professor Ryozo Nagamune at University of British Columbia, Canada)





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.