ME 460 - Industrial Control Systems

Spring 2024

TitleRubricSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Industrial Control SystemsME460AB163288LAB01000 - 1150 T  0036 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Michael Aramyan
Ronald Tao
Industrial Control SystemsME460AB263289LAB01500 - 1650 T  0036 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Michael Aramyan
Ronald Tao
Industrial Control SystemsME460AB363290LAB01000 - 1150 F  0036 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Michael Aramyan
Ronald Tao
Industrial Control SystemsME460AB463291LAB01300 - 1450 F  0036 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Michael Aramyan
Ronald Tao
Industrial Control SystemsME460GR476111LCD41100 - 1220 M W  2045 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Naira Hovakimyan
Vivek Sharma
Industrial Control SystemsME460UG463287LCD41100 - 1220 M W  2045 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Naira Hovakimyan
Vivek Sharma

Official Description

Industrial control techniques; case studies of industrial systems; design, selection, and maintenance of industrial control systems, including electromechanical, pneumatic, thermal, and hydraulic systems. Course Information: 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Credit is not given for both ME 460 and ECE 486. Prerequisite: ME 340 and ME 360.

Detailed Course Description

Industrial control techniques; case studies of actual industrial systems; design, selection, and maintenance of industrial control systems, including electromechanical, pneumatic, thermal, and hydraulic systems. Prerequisite: ME 340 and ME 360 or equivalent or consent of instructor. 4 undergraduate hours or 4 graduate hours. Credit not given for this course and ECE 486.

TOPICS:

1. Introduction to computer controlled systems software and hardware of control systems

2. Modeling of dynamical systems by integral causality, state equations

3. Time domain analysis of linear time invariant continuous-time and discrete-time systems, discrete-time representation of computer interfaced continuous-time systems

4. Laplace transform and Z transform, transfer functions

5. Control system design by root locus method, PID controllers and Ziegler-Nichols method, approximation of analog controller by digital controller and Tustin transform

6. Frequency domain analysis of control systems, Bode plots, Nichols log-modulus plots, Nyquist stability criterion, digital signal aliasing and discrete frequency response

7. Frequency domain design of control systems, lead and lag compensations, phase and gain margins

ME: MechSE or technical elective.

EM: Possible secondary field, with approval.

Last updated

1/19/2021