ME 451-Control Systems, Spring 2011


Instructor: Jongeun Choi, Assisntant Professor

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

 j c h o i at e g r dot m s u dot e d u

Lecturer: M W F: 12:40pm-1:30pm, 155 Communication Arts Bldg 

Office hours: M W F 10:10-11:00am, 2459 Engineering Building,   Extra hours can be arranged 

Laboratory Instructor: Ranjan Mukherjee, Professor

Email: mukherji at egr dot
2445 Engineering Building
East Lansing, MI 48824, Phone: (517)-355-5198

Lab website:

TA for Homework: Andrey Maslennikov

Email: amas at msu dot edu

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
Modern Control Systems, Richard C. Dorf and Robert H. Bishop, Prentice Hall, 12th edition, 2010, ISBN-10: 0-13-602458-0


Handouts and Notes  

Old Exams and HW Solutions




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.