MTH502 Dynamics and Control of Machines (for Master Degree students)

Code MTH502
Name Dynamics and Control of Machines (for Master Degree students)
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Faculty
Academic staff Jānis Vība
Credit points 4.0 (6.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The main groups and structure of controlled machines with dynamic load. Control as dynamic process with a definite goal. Typical mathematical models of the actuating mechanisms and drive systems of machines. Linearization and reduction of equations. Essentially nonlinear elements. Principles, algorithms, implementation methods of the automatic control, their classification. System stability and functioning quality, basic methods of analysis and synthesis. Conceps of extremal, adaptive, hierarhical control systems..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To acquaint students with the fundamentals of machine dynamics and control. This aim is achieved fulfilling the following tasks: 1st Analyzing the fundamental relationships of dynamics and control; 2nd Teaching students how to solve the task on machine dynamics applying the computer software. 3rd Improving students' knowledge of physics and mechanics in the fields related to vibrotechnics and machinery. 4th Providing students with the skills required to be proficient in the calculations of technical and mechanical engineering objects.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
At the end of the course the students are able to examine the dynamics and control processes in nature in different forms. - Laboratory work.
At the end of the course students will be able to provide examples of site management positions. - Practical tasks.
At the end of the course students will be able to analyze the mechanism and machine control options. - Questions at the end of the lecture.
At the end of the course students will be able to distinguish between machine dynamics and machine control tasks. - Assessment test.
At the end of the course students will be able to formulate a mechanical object control tasks. - Assessment test.
At the end of the course students will be able to evaluate the mechanical engineering problems. - Exam.
Course prerequisites Math. Mechanics. Physics.

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