Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours; Non-contact time commitment: 96 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Enrolment in a research higher degree(Masters or PhD) in Engineering|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/ |
Marcus Nathan Brazil
|Subject Overview:||Topics include: properties of solutions of nonlinear differential equations; Lyapunov stability; linearization; the invariance principle; converse stability theorems; stability of perturbed systems; averaging.|
|Objectives:||The aim of this subject is to give students an introduction to some advanced topics in the analysis of nonlinear systems. The emphasis of the course is on analysis methods, and in particular on the Lyapunov stability method. Upon completion of the course the students should master some of the most powerful methods used in analysis and design of nonlinear control systems.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Engineering Science (Electrical and Electronic) |
Master of Philosophy - Engineering
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