UT Dallas 2023 Undergraduate Catalog

MECH4310 - Systems and Controls

MECH 4310 Systems and Controls (3 semester credit hours) Lecture course. Introduction to linear control theory. General structure of control systems. Mathematical models including differential equations, transfer functions, and state space. Transient response and steady-state error. Performance, stability, root-locus method, Bode diagram, and Nyquist plot. Compensation design using PID, phase-lead, and phase-lag controllers. Prerequisite: MECH 3340. Corequisite: MECH 4110. (3-0) S