TK8103 - Advanced Nonlinear Systems


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral exam
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral exam 100/100 1 hours A

Course content

The course is given every year, next time spring 2024. The course covers advanced topics in nonlinear control systems.

Learning outcome

KNOWLEDGE: In-depth knowledge of design and analysis of nonlinear systems. Knowledge of stability analysis of perturbed nonlinear systems. Knowledge of averaging. Knowledge of input-to-state feedback linearization. Knowledge of control design using sliding mode and super-twisting control. Knowledge of control barrier functions. Knowledge of analysis of cascaded systems. SKILLS: Be able to analyse the stability properties of (pertutbed) nonlinear systems and design control laws for such systems. Be able to apply methods from the literature on a given case. GENERAL COMPETENCE: Skills in applying this knowledge and proficiency in new areas and complete advanced tasks and projects. Skills in communicating extensive independent work, and master the technical terms of nonlinear systems theory. Ability to contribute to innovative thinking and innovation processes

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, mandatory group work and project.

Compulsory assignments

  • Report

Further on evaluation

The oral exam counts for 100% of the final grade. To gain entry to the final exam, a mandatory project work must be approved and evaluated to a level corresponding to a passed grade level. The oral exam includes the student presenting the results of the project.

Course materials

Information will be given at start up.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
DIE3922 7.5
More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering Cybernetics
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Engineering Cybernetics


Examination arrangement: Oral exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral exam 100/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral exam 100/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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