Nonlinear Control Systems

Course #EC4350

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This course presents techniques for automatic control of nonlinear systems with application to current military and robotic systems. Main topics include the analysis and design of nonlinear systems with phase plane and describing function methods, Lyapunov and sliding mode control techniques. Accuracy limit cycles, jump resonances, relay servos, and discontinuous systems will also be considered.

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 284


  • EC2300
  • EC2320

Learning Outcomes

·       To represent nonlinear systems in the state space.

·       To learn methods and techniques for simulating nonlinear systems.

·       To understand the concept of system stability.

·       To learn methods for analyzing nonlinear systems.

·       To learn design methods for nonlinear systems.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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