Software Eng. Building, room 302, tel 7768, email: michaelm@eng.tau.ac.il
Final Grade: HW 20%, final exam 80%
Syllabus:
Part I: Introduction to circuit theory
Lumped elements, resistors, capacitors, inductors, sources, Kirchhoff's circuit laws, series and parallel connections, superposition principle, Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits, power and energy, first- and second-order circuits, ordinary differential equations and their solution via Laplace transform, transfer function, sinusoidal steady state, impedance and admittance.
Part II: Introduction to linear systems
Linear time invariant systems, impulse response, convolution, the frequency response, Bode plots.
Part II: Introduction to control theory
Open- and closed-loop control, steady state errors, Nyquist stability criterion, phase and gain margins, control design using phase-lead and phase-lag networks.