Non-linear Control Systems (046196), Winter 2005

Course Syllabus

Lecture Notes (pdf, Hebrew):

Part A: Introduction to Dynamic System Theory

Chapter 1: The basic model
Chapter 2: First order systems
Chapter 3: Second order systems
Chapter 4: Lyapunov’s method for stability analysis

Part B: Analysis of Feedback Systems

Chapter 5: Describing Function Analysis
Chapter 6: I/O Stability: Small-gain theorem
Chapter 7: Absolute Stability

Part C: Nonlinear Control Design

Chapter 8: Introduction to non-linear control design
Chapter 9: Global Linearization
Chapter 10: Robust Design: Lyapunov approach