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Listed below are various M.E. courses which are taught by Dr. Washington. Links to online course notes and tutorials are provided when available.


  • Principles of Automatic Control
  • Control Systems Design
  • Introduction to Mechatronics
  • Smart Materials and Intelligent Systems
  • Lumped Parameter Systems Analysis
  • State Space Methods for Dynamic System Analysis and Control


Tutorials (Work in progress)

  • Interactive Tutorial - System Dynamics and Vibrations
  • Piezoelectric Actuator Modeling
  • Piezoelectric Actuator/ Structure Attachment
  • Shape Memory Alloy Modeling
  • MR Fluid Damper Design
  • Control System Design for Piezoceramic Systems