Instructor | Eric Sutton, Bryan 225, Homepage |

Course Web Site | http://classes.engineering.wustl.edu/ese441 |

Course meeting times | Monday & Wednesday 5:30 PM - 7:00PM in Lopata Hall, Room 101 |

Final exam | Monday, May 4, 6:00 - 8:00 in Lopata, Room 101 |

Office hours | M 4:30pm-5:30pm, W 4:30pm-5:30pm |

Prerequisites | ESE 351, MAE 417, or equivalents |

TA | TBD |

- January 15, 2015 -- Welcome. No announcements, yet.

TBD

Introduction to theory and practice of automatic control for continuous-time systems. Representations of the system: transfer function, block diagram, signal flow graph, differential state equation and output equation. Analysis of control system components. Transient and steady-state performance. System analysis: Routh-Hurwitz, root-locus, Nyquist, Bode plots. System design: PID controller, and lead-lag compensators, pole placement via state feedback, observer, stability margins in Nyquist and Bode plots. Emphasis on design principles and their implementation. Design exercises with a MATLAB package for specific engineering problems.

- Norman S. Nise, Control Systems Engineering, 6th Edition, ISBN-10: 0470547561, ISBN-13: 978-0470547564

- Homework 1 -- Solution Due Wednesday, January 28
- Homework 2 -- Solution Due Wednesday, February 4
- Homework 3 -- Solution Due Wednesday, February 11
- Homework 4 -- Solution Due Wednesday, February 18
- Homework 5 -- Solution Due Monday, February 23,
*at the beginning of class* - Homework 6 -- Solution Due Wednesday, March 18
- Homework 7 -- Solution Due Wednesday, March 25
- Homework 8 -- Solution Due Wednesday, April 1
- Homework 9 -- Solution
- Homework 10 -- Solution
- Homework 11 -- Solution
- Homework 12 -- Solution

As a general rule, late work will not be accepted. Special arrangements, either due to emergencies or made well in advance, will be considered individually.

- Exam 1: Wednesday, February 25, 2015, in class
- Exam 2: Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in class
- Final: Monday, May 4, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Homework | 15% |

Exam 1 | 25% |

Exam 2 | 25% |

Final | 35% |

Students with disabilities or suspected disabilities are strongly encouraged to both bring any additional considerations to the attention of the instructor and make full use of the University's Disability Resource Center (http://disability.wustl.edu).

You are expected to maintain the highest standards of academic integrity and refrain from the forms of misconduct spelled out in the University Academic Integrity Policy.