"Principles of contemporary analog control systems for automotive vehicle systems, including the fundamentals of analog control using LaPlace Transforms. Analysis and design of analog control systems using modern control systems hardware and software. Topics include open loop and closed loop control, system performance and system design in the time and frequency domains, root locus, and Bode analysis/synthesis. Application of numerical methods, system modeling and simulation, and control software. Hands-on introduction to Matlab, Simulink, and dSPACE software and hardware. Project based course with example applications to control systems in vehicle dynamics, steering, suspension, engine, transmission, driveline and other vehicle systems. LTU4WD vehicle chassis dynamometer for vehicle controls is included. This is Course-1 in a 2 course series."