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Module EIT-LRS-505-M-7

Nonlinear and Adaptive Control (M, 5.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
EIT-LRS-505-M-7 Nonlinear and Adaptive Control 5.0 CP (150 h)


CP, Effort 5.0 CP = 150 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [EN] English
Module Manager
Area of study [EIT-LRS] Control Systems
Reference course of study [EIT-88.781-SG#2010] M.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering [2010]
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
4V EIT-LRS-505-K-7
Nonlinear and Adaptive Control
P 56 h 94 h - - PL1 5.0 SuSe
  • About [EIT-LRS-505-K-7]: Title: "Nonlinear and Adaptive Control"; Presence-Time: 56 h; Self-Study: 94 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written exam (Klausur) (180 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: each semester

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


  • System analysis using describing function, Popov and circle criterion
  • Stability analysis according to Lyapunov and hyperstability
  • Concept of state linearization and zero dynamics
  • Flatness based control
  • Sliding Mode Control and Integral Backstepping
  • Adaptive control concepts
  • Model Reference Adaptive Control

Competencies / intended learning achievements

After completing this module you can...
  • ... analyze simple nonlinear dynamic systems.
  • ... explain classical stability concepts for nonlinear systems.
  • ... explain and apply the most important synthesis methods for the design of nonlinear controllers.
  • ... explain differential geometric and differential algebraic methods for system analysis and their application to nonlinear systems.
  • ... explain the concept of sliding mode and backstepping control.
  • ... explain the most important applications of non-linear control.
  • ... list and explain concepts of adaptive control and structure of Model-Reference-Adaptive-Control.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [EIT-LRS-505-M-7]