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# Course List

## Modeling and Simulation

• Course Code :
MAN 380
• Level :
• Course Hours :
2.00 Hours
• Department :
Department of Mechanical Engineering

## Area of Study :

This courseaims to:  Enrich the student's basic theoretical knowledge about the modeling of physical systems and their governing differential equations.

## Modeling and Simulation

Mathematical models for mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, hydraulic, and mechatronic systems in the time domain for single and multivariable systems; Laplace and state space formulation Continuous, discrete, and combined system models; Hardware-in-the-loop simulation and rapid prototyping of real-time electromechanical systems; Mat Lab, SimMechanics, Simulink, etc. are used to build models and virtual prototypes.

## a. Knowledge and Understanding:

 1- Identify the type control system. 2- Identify the type of physical system; mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electric and electronic. 3- Predict time response of first and second order differential equations.

## b. Intellectual Skills:

 1- Deduce the differential equations of physical systems 2- Apply Laplace transformation to change functions from time domain to s-domain and vice versa. 3- Transform differential equations to transfer function. 4- Solve the differential equations of physical systems.

## c. Professional and Practical Skills:

 1- Use of MATLAB software to get inverse Laplace transform for certain transfer function. 2- Solve first and second order transfer functions using SIMULINK.

## d. General and Transferable Skills:

 1- Work coherently and successfully as a part of a team in assignments. 2- Write reports in accordance with the standard scientific guidelines.

## Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction to control systems 1 1
Classification of physical systems 2 2
Modeling of mechanical systems: linear and rotational 6 4 2
Modeling of hydraulic systems 6 4 2
Modeling of pneumatic systems 3 2 1
Modeling of electrical systems 2 4 2
Modeling of electronic systems: Operational amplifiers 5 3 2
Laplace Transform : definition, transformation of various functions from time domain to s-domain 5 4 1
Inverse Laplace Transform and partial fraction method. The use of MATLAB software. 8 4 4
Solution of first and second order differential equations using Laplace transform and transfer function approach. Use of SIMULINK software 3 2 1

## Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Problem solving
Experiential learning

## Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
1st Midterm 20.00 6
2nd Midterm 20.00 11
Assignments, Participation 10.00
Final Exam 40.00 16
Quizzes 10.00

## Books:

Book Author Publisher

## Recommended books :

Ogata,K., "ModernControl Engineering", Prentice Hall Int., Fourth Edition 2002. Bolton, W; “Mechatronics: Electronic Control Systems in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering”, Pearson; 6 edition, 2016.