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Mechanical Engineering (M E)

M E 550 (E E 550) Foundations of Engineering Systems Analysis (3) Analytical methods are developed using the vector space approach for solving control and estimation problems; examples from different engineering applications.

M E (E E) 550 Foundations of Engineering Systems Analysis (3)

This 3-credit course is offered at the first-year graduate level and provides a systems-theoretic background for more advanced graduate courses in the disciplines of engineering and science. The course uses the vector space approach to develop the analytical foundations for solutions of science and engineering problems in diverse application areas such as optimal control, estimation, and signal processing. First, the theoretical foundation of vector spaces, function spaces, and Hilbert spaces are developed. Linear transformations are then introduced, followed by the Reisz-Frechet theorem and Hahn-Banach theorem, with applications to optimization problems. Spectral analysis is then covered. Finally, diverse applications of these various techniques are presented throughout this course to illustrate the wide range of engineering problems that can be solved using the vector space approach.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: MATH 436

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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