Control Engineering I (MECE521) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Control Engineering I MECE521 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Experiment, Question and Answer, Observation Case Study, Problem Solving, Team/Group, Brain Storming, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To equip students the ability of analyzing the systems in state space. Necessary tools for the stability analysis of linear and nonlinear systems will be given also.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To learn fundamentals of linear system analysis in state space,
  • To understand fundamentals for stability analysis of linear and nonlinear systems,
  • To work analysis of nonlinear systems.
Course Content State space analysis of systems, state feedback, observers, Lyapunov stability theory, phase portraits, and the describing function analysis.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 State space analysis N/A
2 State space analysis N/A
3 Controllability, observability, stabilizability, detectability N/A
4 State feedback N/A
5 Pole placement N/A
6 Observers N/A
7 PHB tests N/A
8 Stability N/A
9 Stability N/A
10 Lyapunov stability theory N/A
11 Lyapunov stability theory N/A
12 Phase portraits N/A
13 Describing function analysis N/A
14 Describing function analysis N/A
15 Problem Session N/A
16 General Examination N/A


Course Book 1. Modern Control Design with Matlab and Simulink, A. Tewari, ISBN: 0-471-496790, Wiley, 2002.
Other Sources 2. Ogata, K., Modern Control Engineering, 5th Ed., Prentice-Hall, 2002.
3. Franklin, G. F., Powell, J. D., Emami-Naeini, A., Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems, 4th Ed., Prentice-Hall, 2002.
4. Kuo, B. C. and Golnaraghi, F., Automatic Control Systems, 8th Ed., John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2003.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 5 15
Presentation - -
Project 1 20
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 4 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 25
Toplam 11 100
Percentage of Semester Work 75
Percentage of Final Work 25
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply advanced knowledge in computational and/or manufacturing technologies to solve manufacturing engineering problems .
2 An ability to define and analyze issues related with manufacturing technologies.
3 An ability to develop a solution based approach and a model for an engineering problem and design and manage an experiment.
4 An ability to design a comprehensive manufacturing system based on creative utilization of fundamental engineering principles while fulfilling sustainability in environment and manufacturability and economic constraints.
5 An ability to chose and use modern technologies and engineering tools for manufacturing engineering applications.
6 Ability to perform scientific research and/or carry out innovative projects that are within the scope of manufacturing engineering.
7 An ability to utilize information technologies efficiently to acquire datum and analyze critically, articulate the outcome and make decision accordingly.
8 An ability to attain self-confidence and necessary organizational work skills to participate in multi-diciplinary and interdiciplinary teams as well as act individually.
9 An ability to attain efficient communication skills in Turkish and English both verbally and orally.
10 An ability to reach knowledge and to attain life-long learning and self-improvement skills, to follow recent advances in science and technology.
11 An awareness and responsibility about professional, legal, ethical and social issues in manufacturing engineering.
12 An awareness about solution focused project and risk management, enterpreneurship, innovative and sustainable development.
13 An understanding on the effects of engineering applications on health, social and legal aspects at universal and local level during decision making process.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 3 42
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 5 70
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 25 25
Homework Assignments 5 6 30
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 4 10 40
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 18 18
Total Workload 225