Volgenau School of Engineering
George Mason University
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George Mason University

SYST 421: Classical Systems and Control Theory

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Introduction to analysis and synthesis of feedback systems. Functional description of linear and nonlinear systems. Block diagrams and signal flow graphs. State-space representation of dynamical systems. Frequency response methods: Root Locus, Nyquist, and other stability criteria. Application to mechanical and electromechanical control systems.

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Limited to 2 Attempts


Introduction to analysis and synthesis of feedback systems. Functional description of linear and nonlinear systems. Block diagrams and signal flow graphs. State-space representation of dynamical systems. Frequency response methods: Root Locus, Nyquist, and other stability criteria. Application to mechanical and electromechanical control systems.

When Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Equivalent to ECE 421

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

Grade of C or better in ECE 220.

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