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ECE 517: Nonlinear and Adaptive Control (Fall 2018)

A first graduate-level course on nonlinear control design methods, with a particular focus on adaptive control and estimation and also incorporating advanced analysis techniques for nonlinear systems.




Homework 1 (posted Sep 3, due Sep 12) | Solution (posted Sep 17)
Homework 2 (posted Sep 14, due Sep 26) | Solution (posted Oct 5)
Homework 3 (posted Sep 28, due Oct 10) | Solution (posted Oct 17)
Homework 4 (posted Oct 12, due Oct 31) | Solution (posted Nov 9)
Homework 5 (posted Nov 13, due Nov 28) | Solution (posted Dec 10)

LECTURE NOTES (see table of contents for course outline)

Schedule: Mon Wed 4:00-5:20pm, room 2013, ECE Building. Will start 5 minutes late on Wednesdays because of the decision & control seminars.

Prerequisites: ECE 515 (Linear Systems) or consent of instructor. Basic knowledge of real analysis (at the level of Math 444 or 447) is also expected.

Instructor: Daniel Liberzon
Office: 144 CSL
Email: liberzon at
Office hours: see me after class

Homework TA: Ivan Abraham
Email: itabrah2 at
Office hours: Mondays 2-3pm in ECEB 5034, or by appointment

Supplementary texts:

Assignments and grading policy: Your grades will be based on homework and final project. Details will be explained in class.