ENGS 22: Systems

Offered

18F: 2; Lab
Farid

Textbooks  
1. Differential Equations and Linear Algebra: 4th Edition by C. Henry Edwards. David E. Penney. David T. Calvis Pearson. 2018. ISBN-13 978-0134497181.
2. System Dynamics. William J. Palm III. 3rd Edition. ISBN-13: 978-0073398068

19W: 9L; Lab
Trembly

Textbooks  
Required: System Dynamics; William J. Palm; McGraw Hill; 3rd Edition; ISBN 0073398063. Would also like Wheelock to order copies of the 2nd Edition as well. (or 2nd Edition; ISBN-10: 0073529273).

19S: 9L; Lab
Testorf, Stauth

Textbooks  
No Textbook Required

19X: 10; Lab
Zhang

19F: 2; Lab
Farid

20W: 9L; Lab
Zhang

20S: 9L; Lab
Stauth

Prerequisites

MATH 13, PHYS 14, and ENGS 20

Dist

TLA

The student is introduced to the techniques of modeling and analyzing lumped systems of a variety of types, including electrical, mechanical, reacting, fluid, and thermal systems. System input will be related to output through ordinary differential equations, which will be solved by analytical and numerical techniques. Systems concepts such as time constant, natural frequency, and damping factor are introduced. The course includes computer and laboratory exercises to enhance the students’ understanding of the principles of lumped systems. Students will develop the ability to write MATLAB code. Enrollment is limited to 50 students.

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