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Course notes for MEEN 364 - Fall 2012 (Sections 501 - 506)
Instructors: A. Palazzolo (Sections 501-503) & A. G. Parlos (Sections 504-505)

An overall description of the course requirements and expectations is provided in the document Course Outline. Please, also read the course Performance Objectives, as this will give you a clear understanding of my expectations from you.

Documents Key: A useful key to the various documents provided on this web page follows.

  1. Documents designated as "Handout M.X " represent material on mathematical background I feel you need to understand the subject matter in this course.
  2. Documents designated as "Handout E.X " represent examples that follow lecture notes.
  3. Documents designated as "Handout A.X " represent additional notes I will be making available to you beyond the lecture notes.

 

Material Related to Lectures:

Reading Assignments

Reading Assignments

Lecture Notes

Lectures Outline

Lecture #1 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.5

Lecture #2 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.7 and Handout A.3

Lecture #3 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.6

Lecture #4 - Complete material from Lecture #2

Lecture #5 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.8

Lecture #6 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.9

Lecture #7 - Lecture Notes, Handout A.4

Lecture #8 - Complete Lecture #7

Lecture #9 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.12 and Handout A.5

Lecture #10 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.3 and Handout A.2

Lecture #11 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.13

Lecture #12 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.15

Lecture #13 - Continue Lecture #12

Lecture #14 - Continue Lecture #12

Lecture #15 - Complete Lecture #12

Lecture #16 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.17

Lecture #17 - Complete with Lecture #16

Lecture #18 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.19

Lecture #19 - Complete with Lecture #18

Lecture #20 - Lecture Notes, PID Tutorial

Lecture #21 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.22, Handout A.6

Lecture #22 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.26

Lecture #23 - Complete Lecture #22

Lecture #24 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.28

Lecture #25 - Lecture Notes

Lecture #26 - Lecture Notes, Handout E.24

Lecture #27 - Complete Lecture #26

Lecture #28 - Lecture Notes

TA Office Hours

Alex Parlos: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00 PM 3:00 PM

Alan Palazzolo: Tuesdays and Thursdays - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Woongsun Jeon: Monday 1:00 PM 1:50 PM and Tuesday 5:20 PM - 6:20 PM

Andrew Crandall: Monday and Wednesday 4:40 PM 6:00 PM

Hristo Goumnerov: Wednesday 5:00 PM 7:00 PM

Isaac Hollkamp: Monday and Wednesday 11:00 AM 12:00 PM

Old Exams

Zip Archive of Old Exams

Exam Solutions

Exam 1 Solutions (October 3, 2012)

Exam 2 Solutions (November 7, 2012)

Problem Solving Sessions

Day and Time: Wednesdays 7 8 PM

Room: ENPH/CAIN 202

Session #1 - September 5, 2012

Session #2 - September 12, 2012

Session #3 - September 19, 2012

Session #4 - September 26, 2012

Session #5 - October 3, 2012

Session #6 - October 10, 2012

Session #7 - October 17, 2012

Session #8 - October 24, 2012

Session #9 - October 31, 2012

Session #10 - November 7, 2012

Session #11 - November 14, 2012

Session #12 - November 21, 2012

Session #13 - November 28, 2012

Homework

Homework #1 - Due September 6, 2012 - Solutions

Homework #2 - Due September 13, 2012 - Solutions

Homework #3 - Due September 20, 2012 - Solutions

Homework #4 - Due September 27, 2012 - Solutions

Homework #5 - Due October 4, 2012 - Solutions

Homework #6 - Due October 11, 2012 - Solutions

Homework #7 - Due October 18, 2012 - Solutions

Homework #8 - Due October 25, 2012 - Solutions

Homework #9 - Due November 1, 2012 - Solutions

Homework #10 - Due November 8, 2012 - Solutions

Homework #11 - Due November 15, 2012 - Solutions

Homework #12 - Due November 22, 2012 - Solutions

Homework #13 - Due November 29, 2012 - Solutions

Handouts on Math Background

Complex Sinusoids

Important Trig Identities

Handout M.1: Complex Numbers

Handout M.2: Differentiation and Integration

Handout M.3: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors

Handout M.4: Solutions of Ordinary Differential Equations

Material Related to Labs:

Lab Safety Guide - To be completed by 2nd Lab

Labs Outline

Lab Memo Guidelines Please Read this Item Before Starting to Write Lab Memos

Lab Report Guidelines Please Read this Item Before Starting to Write Lab Reports

Sample Paper #1, Sample Paper #2, Sample Paper #3 Read this Item in Conjunction with the Lab Memo Guidelines

MATLAB Review Session Material

How to Connect Simulink to LabVIEW NEW ITEM PLACED on 09/03/2012

Laboratory Equipment Manuals

Dynamic Signal Analyzer

Fluke Multimeter

Function Generator

Oscilloscope

Lab #1 - Lab Description, MATLAB Tutorial and LabVIEW Tutorial

Lab #2 - Lab Description and Simulink Tutorial and another Simulink introductory handout

Lab #3 - Lab Description and Simulation Interface Toolkit Tutorial

Lab #4 - Lab Description

Lab #5 - Lab Description

Lab #6 - Lab Description

Lab #7 - Lab Description

Lab #8 - Lab Description

Lab #9 - Lab Description

Lab #10 - Lab Description

Lab #11 - Lab Description

 

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