By the end of the course, students will be able to:
- Define signal and system
- Describe control system characteristics
- Model biomedical systems in the time and frequency domain
- Determine the response of a biomedical system given an input
- Analyze biomedical systems for stability
- Design control systems given system specifications
- Use MATLAB to solve control systems problems
If you have questions during reading, solving homework problems, writing up assignments, studying for exams, etc., send me an email with the question. I will respond to all students, “A student asked the following question…” so you will not be identified. Office visits are also welcome.
Homework is due at the beginning of class on the due date.
Homework is assigned to help you practice applying the principles you learn in class. Upload pictures/electronic copies of your HW to Blackboard.
Final Exam: Tuesday, April 27, 12:00–3:20 PM.
The final course grade comprises:
Final grades will be assigned based on the following scale:
||Intro to physical systems||Notes|
||DEs of electrical systems||Notes
||DEs of mechanical systems||Notes
||DEs of mechanical systems cont’d||HW1
Due Feb 4
||DEs of fluid systems||Notes|
Due Feb 11
||State Space cont’d||Notes|
||Numerical Simulation MATLAB||HW3
Due Feb 18
Due Feb 27
||Transient analysis cont’d||Notes
||Review||Exam 1 IO|
Due Mar 11
||Static Analysis MATLAB||HW6
Due Mar 23
||Lung model; Feedback||Notes
||Lung model; PID||Notes|
||Block Diagrams; SS Error||HW7
Due Apr 3
||Review||Exam 2 IO|
||Example: Glucose Homeostasis 1||HW due Apr 13
||Example: Glucose Homeostasis 2||HW due Apr 16
||Example: Glucose Controller||HW due Apr 20
||Example: Respirator PID Tuner||HW due Apr 25
||Review||Final Exam IO|
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