Course Syllabus   (041)

SE207: Modeling and Simulation (2-3-3)

Instructor: Dr. Moustafa Elshafei     Office:22-135

Office Hours: As posted

Catalog Description: Principle of modeling, Linear and nonlinear lumped parameter dynamic models. Introduction to Laplace Transform and system analysis. Linearization of nonlinear models. Modeling of  Mechanical and Electrical systems. Transfer function and state space models. Laboratory activities including analog and digital simulation of dynamic models.

Prerequisite : Se201, MATH250

Textbook: C.M. Close and D.F. Frederick, Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems, ( 3rd Ed.) John Wiley.

Weekly Breakdown:

 Topic Week 1 INTRODUCTION: Concept and purpose of system modeling and analysis, Cause-Effect relationship, Variables and system classification (Ch.1). 1 2 MATHEMATICAL PRELIMINARIES: Laplace Transform: Theory and application to solution of linear time-invariant  ODE (Ch.7). 2 3 MODELING OF MECHANICAL SYSTEMS: Basic elements and motion laws. Fee-body diagrams. Systems with pulleys. Series and parallel combinations of Systems. (Ch.2) 2 Major 1 4 STANDARD FORMS FOR SYSTEM MODELS: Basic concepts of state variable and Input/Output models with examples. (Ch. 3). 1 5 MODELING OF ROTATIONAL MECHANICAL SYSTEMS: Basic elements and motion laws. Fee-body diagrams.  Input/output models for gear and composite systems (Ch.4). 2 6 MODELING OF ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS: Passive elements and circuit laws. Input/output and state variable models. Controlled sources and Op. Amps. (Ch.5) 3.5 Major 2 7 TRANSFER FUNCTION ANALYSIS: Free Response in the Frequency –Domain, System Modes, Forced response in the frequency domain, concept of Transfer Function. Poles, Zeros, Complete response, Frequency response. (Ch. 8.1-8.5) 2.5 8 LINEARIZATION OF NONLINEAR MODELS: Graphical and series expansion methods with examples. (Ch. 9.1-9.2) 1 FINAL EXAM

Attendance +Homework         10%

Lab Work                                 25%

Major 1                                    15%

Major 2                                    20%

Final Exam                              30%