ME 451-Control Systems, Spring 2010


Instructor: Jongeun Choi, Assisntant Professor

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

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Lecturer: M W F: 12:40pm-1:30pm, 2245 Engineering Building

Office hours: M W F 10:10-11:00pm, 2459 Engineering Building,   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: Jeffrey Striker Email: strick69 at

TA will grade homework and other TAs are available during laboratory sessions to help students with homework.


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  

Old Exams




Homework                                     10%
Math Quiz                                        5%
Exam 1                                           17.5%
Exam 2                                           17.5%
Final Exam(comprehensive)             25%
Laboratory work                             25%
Total                                             100%

  1. Homework will be done in one week from the day it is assigned.
  2. laboratory attendance and a minimum of  70% lab grade in the laboratory reports will be required to pass the course.