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EE404 NONLINEAR CONTROL SYSTEMS

Course Code: 5670404
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. UMUT ORGUNER
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5670302
The course set above should be completed before taking EE404 NONLINEAR CONTROL SYSTEMS.

Course Content

State-space analysis methods. Isocline Lienard`s methods, classification of singularities. Analytic techniques of periodic phenomena: Perturbation method. Stability definitions. Lyapunov`s second method; Popov stability criterion. The method of harmonic realization: Describing functions. Dual-input describing functions. Equivalent linearization and oscillations in nonlinear feedback systems.