Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of lectures |
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Enrolment in a research higher degree (Masters or PhD) in Engineering
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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
The aim of this subject is to give students an introduction to some advanced topics in the analysis of nonlinear systems.
Topics include: properties of solutions of nonlinear differential equations; Lyapunov stability theory; linearization; the invariance principle; converse stability theorems; input-output stability; stability of perturbed systems; averaging, singular perturbations.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILO)
On completing this subject the student should be able to:
Hurdle requirement: Students must pass the end of semester examination to pass the subject.
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) are assessed in the final exam and the submitted assignments.
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Hassan Khalil, "Nonlinear Systems"
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Philosophy - Engineering |
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