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ECE 517: Nonlinear and Adaptive Control (Fall 2019)

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 2, due Sep 11) | Solution (posted Sep 20)
Homework 2 (posted Sep 13, due Sep 25) | Solution (posted Oct 7)
Homework 3 (posted Sep 27, due Oct 9) | Solution (posted Oct 28)
Homework 4 (posted Oct 11, due Oct 30) | Solution (posted Nov 18)
Homework 5 (posted Nov 13, due Dec 11)

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: Guilherme Vicinansa
Email: gs16 at
Office hours: Mon 2:00-3:00pm, room 3034, ECE Building

Supplementary texts:

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