Control Engineering I (MECE521) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Control Engineering I MECE521 Area Elective 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 Ability to apply knowledge on Mathematics, Science and Engineering to advanced systems. X
2 Implementing long-term research and development studies in major areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. X
3 Ability to use modern engineering tools, techniques and facilities in design and other engineering applications. X
4 Graduating researchers active on innovation and entrepreneurship.
5 Ability to report and present research results effectively.
6 Increasing the performance on accessing information resources and on following recent developments in science and technology.
7 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
8 Increasing the performance on effective communications in both Turkish and English.
9 Increasing the performance on project management.
10 Ability to work successfully at project teams in interdisciplinary fields. X

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