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Course EIT-RTS-552-K-5

Principles of Electrical and Computer Engineering in CVT (4V, 5.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
4 V Lecture 5.0 CP 56 h 94 h
(4V) 5.0 CP 56 h 94 h


CP, Effort 5.0 CP = 150 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [5] Master (Entry Level)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [EIT-LRS] Control Systems
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Modeling of dynamic systems as differential equations; analysis of dynamic systems using the Laplace transform (introduction, transfer functions, system response, stability analysis); classical control design (root locus method).

Analysis of dynamic systems in state space (introduction, system response, stability analysis); control and observation of dynamic systems in state space (introduction, controllability, observability, state feedback control, state observation)

Introduction & Motivation of Vehicular Communications; Taxonomy of Vehicular Applications & Technologies; Communication Techniques; Communication Challenges; Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) & Commercial Vehicle Operations (CVO)

Evolution of Computer Architectures; Information technology basics (number representations, transistor, Boolean algebra, transistor switch model); Computer architectures (memory, caches, processors, multicore, big.LITTLE, DSP, software); Introduction to safety (ISO26262, Aurix processor); Virtual prototyping (hardware design, modelling, SystemC, Synopsys Platform Architect, interactive demonstrations)


  • Richard C. Dorf and Robert H. Bishop. Modern Control System. Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 12th edition, 2011. – EIT 910/084, L EIT 99
  • Gene F. Franklin, J. David Powell, and Abbas Emami-Naeini. Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems. Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 5th edition, 2006. – EIT 925/100, L EIT 75
  • Norman S. Nise. Control Systems Engineering. John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, 4th edition, 2004. – EIT 925/122, L EIT 23
  • Jean-Jacques E. Slotine and Weiping Li. Applied Nonlinear Control. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1991. – EIT 930/037, L EIT 113 15
  • Christoph Sommer and Falko Dressler. Vehicular Networking. Cambridge University Press, Dec 2014


Lecture slides combined with sketches on the board, videos and examples under MATLAB/Simulink, lecture slides and examples available for download

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [EIT-RTS-552-K-5]

Module Name Context
[EIT-RTS-552-M-5] Principles of Electrical and Computer Engineering in CVT P: Obligatory 4V, 5.0 LP