## System Analysis and Control (MEC 110)

Here are some of the topics that will be covered in this course:

• Open-loop and feedback control
• Laws governing mechanical, electrical, fluid, and thermal control components
• Mathematical models of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and control devices
• Block diagrams, transfer functions, the response of servomechanisms to typical input signals (step function, impulse, harmonic), frequency response, Bode diagram, stability analysis, and stability criteria
• Block diagrams, transfer functions, the response of servomechanisms to typical input signals (step function, impulse, harmonic), frequency response, Bode diagram, stability analysis, and stability criteria
• Regulation of physical process: proportional, integral, and derivative control
• Theory of linear controller design

## Electrical and Electronics Engineering (MEC 120)

Here are some of the topics that will be covered in this course:

• Introduction to analogue and digital semiconductor devices
• Transistor amplifiers and switches
• Power semiconductor devices, rectifiers, dc power supplies and voltage regulation
• Operational amplifiers and application circuits
• Combinational and sequential digital logic circuits
• A practical approach to electronic instrumentation, measurement systems and transducers
• DC circuits, Single phase and polyphase circuits
• Magnetic circuits and transformers (ideal and practical), DC machines: motors and generators
• AC machines: induction motors, synchronous motors, and alternators
• Power factor correction

## Finite Element Analysis (MEC 130)

Here are some of the topics that will be covered in this course:

• Linear static analysis:
-basic concepts
-shape functions
-bar and beam elements
-direct and energy-based formulations
-simple coordinate transformations
-element assembly
-boundary conditions
-equation solution
• Planar model formulations, work equivalent loads
• Isoparametric element formulation:
-Jacobian matrix
-numerical integration
-stress averaging
• Modelling, common errors, convergence, and accuracy issues
• Introductory 3D solids, solids of revolution, plates and shells
• Thermal analysis:
-matrix formulation