System Dynamics

Prof. Jong H. Park

School of Mechanical Engineering
Hanyang University
This course is a core course for undergraduates in the school of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical/Electronics Engineering, and a prerequisite of Automatic Control. It basically covers modeling methods and analysis tools of developed models including Laplace transforms, modeling techniques for mechanical and electrical systems, linearization of nonlinear systems, system simulation, frequency response, state-space representation, and block diagram.

  • You are welcome to check the grading of your final exam sheets in TA's office. If you want to see the TA, do so on the 26th (Tuesday), or at the latest before 5 pm on the 27th of December, as already announced. new
  • Final Exam results are available. new
  • Final Exam Schedule: the 19th of December (Tuesday), starting at 7:00 pm.
    • @Room 27-501: Tuesday AM Class
    • @Room 27-302: Tuesday PM Class
    • TA's office will be open for you to check Final Exam sheet from the moment of posting final-exam scores to 5 pm on Dec. 27, 2017, Wednesday.
    • After 5 pm of the 27th of December, Wednesday, it will be impossible to change your exam scores no matter what.
  • You are welcome to check the grading of your midterm exam sheets in TA's office. So, see the TA, if you want to.
  • Midterm Exam results are available.
  • All the lectures will proceed in English only.
  • The midterm exam is scheduled at Room 401, Engineering Building II (Building No. 211), 7:00 pm on November 2, 2017.
    • You may bring a A4-sized paper of your own hand-written notes. Of course, you may use all the sides of the paper.
    • Midterm exam will cover everything covered in the lectures, but not including electrical systems.
  • Textbook:
    • K. Ogata, System Dynamics, Prentice-Hall, 4th Edition.
  • References:
  • Teaching Assistant: Jeong Hyun Bak (Tel. 02-2297-3786; Room A109-1)
  • Office Hours:
    • Prof. Park: TBA
    • TA: TBA
  • Grading: Grading will be based upon your performance in Midterm/Final Exams (40% each) and assignments (20%). Absence from class will result in the deduction of the total grade point unless pre-approved by the instructor.
  • Exam Policy: Each student can bring a single-sheet of A4-sized paper of his or her own hand-written notes to the exam.
  • Lecture Schedule
Lecture Notes/Reading Materials
  • Text Problems: Submit your work exactly one week after the finish of covering the corresponding chapter in the class, at the Mechatronics Lab, in Room A109-1, Engineering Center Annex Building, unless directed otherwise. No late submission and no submission in the class is allowed.