Professor Erik Cheever
Department of Engineering
Swarthmore College
Office: Singer 236
echeeve1@swarthmore.edu
Phone: (610) 328-8076
my cv
my schedule
I am mostly free from about 8:00 in the morning to 8:00 at night. I check my email regularly, so please send me an email if you would like to meet, then I will get back to you shortly.
Pedagogic pages
Interactive Demos
Visualizing the convolution of signals
- a demo in which the user selects signals to convolve
A tool for learning to draw Bode plots
A tool for learning to draw the root locus
Second order response: pole-zero, step response and Bode
(low pass)
Asymptotic Bode plot fundamentals
Dominant Pole approximation.
Simple Complex Arithmetic
Sinusoidal Steady State
What is a phasor?
Phasor voltages and currents
What is a root locus plot, and how is it used in Control Systems design?
Linear Physical Systems
Laplace/Z Transform table
(
Laplace Properties
/
Z Properties
)
Bode Plot Gui
: A
MATLAB
® tool for generating asymptotic Bode Plots
Convolution
Root Locus
Nyquist Stability
Demo of Second Order Systems
(
MatLab
) (documentation in preparation)
Electrical and Mechanical Analogs
Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors for Vibration Problems
Scripting system for linear systems animations
Linear Systems Topic Map
SCAM
: A
MATLAB
tool for generating and solving circuit equations symbolically
Courses Taught
Engineering 11 - Electric Circuits
Engineering 12
- Linear Physical Systems Analysis
Engineering 58 - Control Theory
Engineering 71
- Digital Signal Processing
Engineering 72
- Electronic Circuit Applications
Engineering 91
- Embedded Systems (MSP430)
Other
Introduction to Kalman Filters
Useful Series and Identities
Other Links
Other reference material I have written
Ideas and resources for projects (searchable by course)
MATLAB App to use Tektronix MDO34 for swept sine frequency analysis.