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Course EIT-LRS-437-K-4

Optimal Control (2V, 3.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
2 V Lecture 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h
(2V) 3.0 CP 28 h 62 h


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [4] Bachelor (Specialization)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [EIT-LRS] Control Systems
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


  • Introduction to optimization and optimal control
  • Optimization of functions
  • Optimization of functionals
  • Optimization of dynamic systems
  • Linear-quadratic optimal control
  • Dynamic programming


  • D. S. Naidu: Optimal Control Systems, CRC Press, 2003 (EIT 032/062, L EIT 46) * F. L. Lewis, D. Vrabie, V. L. Syrmos: Optimal Control, 3rd ed., Wiley, 2012 (MAT Lewi
  • E. K. P. Chong, S. H. Żak: An Introduction to Optimization, 2nd ed., Wiley, 2001 (EIT 177/117, L EIT 102)
  • M. Papageorgiou, M. Leibold, M. Buss: Optimierung: Statische, dynamische, stochastische Verfahren für die Anwendung, 4rd ed., Springer, 2015 (EIT 177/059, MAT Papa)
  • O. Föllinger: Optimierung dynamischer Systeme, Oldenbourg, 1985 (EIT 932/045, L EIT 349)


Slides (PDF as download), board (hand-written notes)

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [EIT-LRS-437-K-4]

Module Name Context
[EIT-AM4-M-7] Automatisierungstechnik WP: Obligation to choose 2V, 3.0 LP
[EIT-LRS-437-M-4] Optimal Control P: Obligatory 2V, 3.0 LP