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Math review (pdf): Control, vibration, and design of dynamic systems. Homework 1 (pdf): Control vibration, and design of dynamic systems. Homework 2 (pdf): Control vibration, and design of dynamic systems.
Table of contents (pdf): Control, vibration, and design of dynamic systems. Control, vibrations, and design of dynamic systems: Textbook advantages/teaching philosophy (pdf) Computational tutorial (pdf): Control vibration, and design of dynamic systems.
Math history for dynamic systems (pdf) TextbookDynamicSystemsClassicParticlePendulum.pdf TextbookDynamicSystemsInvertedPendulumOnCart.pdf
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Classify ODEs Classify ODEs
Behavior of ept for various poles Behavior of ept for various poles
Proof: 2nd-order ODE solution Proof: 2nd-order ODE solution
Motivating motors Motivating motors
Roots of complex numbers Roots of complex numbers
Hw: Matrices/linear algebra Hw: Matrices/linear algebra
Recognize/solve eigenvalues Recognize/solve eigenvalues
2nd-order undamped ODEs (matrix) 2nd-order undamped ODEs (matrix)
Hw: Wilburforce pendulum (modes) Hw: Wilburforce pendulum (modes)
Mode dance (eigenvectors) Mode dance (eigenvectors)


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