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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 2.004 (Spring 2003) 
  • Course Title:
  • Modeling Dynamics and Control II 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Triantaphyllos Akylas 
    Prof. Peter So
    Prof. George Haller 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 2.004 Modeling Dynamics and Control II

    Spring 2003

    Course Highlights

    This course includes a generous selection of labs, pre-lab exercises, assignments and solutions where available.

    Course Description

    Second subject of two-term sequence on modeling, analysis and control of dynamic systems. Kinematics and dynamics of mechanical systems including rigid bodies in plane motion. Linear and angular momentum principles. Impact and collision problems. Linearization about equilibrium. Free and forced vibrations. Sensors and actuators. Control of mechanical systems. Integral and derivative action, lead and lag compensators. Root-locus design methods. Frequency-domain design methods. Applications to case-studies of multi-domain systems.

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.


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