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Dynamics and Controls, (Ayoubi, Kitts)

The program of studies for the dynamics and controls option must include the following courses:
  • AMTH 210, 211 Discrete and Continuous Probability or AMTH 212 (4 units)
  • AMTH 245, 246 Linear Algebra I, II or AMTH 247 (4 units)
  • MECH 214, 215 Advanced Dynamics I, II (4 units)
  • MECH 305, 306 Advanced Vibrations I, II (4 units)
  • MECH 323, 324 Modern Control Systems I, II (4 units)
Math requirement (8 units): MECH 200 and 201, or MECH 202 and approved two-course sequence or equivalent four unit course in Applied Math. Probability and/or Linear Algebra are recommended.
Students must take 15 units from the following list of elective courses.
  • MECH 205, 206 Aircraft Flight Dynamics I, II (4 units)
  • MECH 221, 222 Orbital Mechanics I, II (4 units)
  • MECH 299 Thesis (4-10 units)
  • MECH 329 Introduction to Intelligent Control (2 units)
  • MECH 337 and 338 Robotics I, II (4 units)
  • MECH 355, 356 Adaptive Control I, II (4 units)
  • MECH 429 and 430 Optimal Control I and II (4 units)
  • MECH 431 and 432 Spacecraft Dynamics I, II (4 units)
Culminating experience: Thesis optional, counts towards concentration electives (4-9 units).