CAViDS Short Courses

Introduction to Control Systems

Introduction to modeling and control of physical systems.

Topics include:

  1. Modeling of open and closed loop systems
  2. Block diagrams
  3. Transfer functions (both analytical and experimental)
  4. Characteristics of open and closed loop response
  5. Performance and stability
  6. Root locus and frequency response design methodologies
  7. Introduction to digital control
  8. Special control system design issues

Instructor: Dr. James Kamman

Reliability Engineering

Introduction to principals of reliability for engineers and technical personnel working in product design, development, and testing.

Topics include:

  1. Reliability measures
  2. Reliability block diagrams
  3. Distributions and product life.

Instructor: Dr. Leonard Lamberson




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