ECE 517
Nonlinear & Adaptive Control

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Section Type Times Days Location Instructor
P DIS 1600 - 1720 M W   260 Everitt Lab  Daniel Liberzon
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Official Description Design of nonlinear control systems based on stability considerations; Lyapunov and hyperstability approaches to analysis and design of model reference adaptive systems; identifiers, observers, and controllers for unknown plants. Course Information: Prerequisite: ECE 515.
Subject Area Control Systems
Course Prerequisites Credit in ECE 515
Course Directors Andreas C Cangellaris
Daniel M Liberzon
Detailed Description and Outline


  • Lyapunov Stability and Boundedness
  • Identification and Parameter Estimation
  • Bayesian and Non-Bayesian Adaptive Control
  • Gradient and Least Squares Schemes
  • Direct and Indirect Adaptive Control
  • Self Tuning Regulators, Model Reference and Pole Placement Algorithms
  • Convergence, Stability and Robustness Properties
K. Astrom and B. Wittenmark, Adaptive Control, 2nd ed., Addison-Wesley.
Last updated: 2/13/2013