About this course
You will learn the basics of mathematical modeling applied to automotive systems, and based on the modeling framework different type of controller and state estimation methods will be introduced and applied. Starting from a pure state-feedback concept down to optimal control methods, with special attention on different automotive applications. Different methods for state reconstruction is also introduced and discussed in the course. Exercises play an important role throughout the course.
This course is aimed at learners with a bachelor's degree or engineers in the automotive industry who need to learn more about mathematical modelling of automotive systems.
What you'll learn
- Road vehicle modelling in longitudinal, lateral and vertical direction
- Develop causal and acausal mathematical models of dynamical systems
- Linearize nonlinear continuous-time models
- Derive discrete time models by sampling
- The concept of state-space terminology
- Design discrete time state feedback controllers
- Analyze system models from a controllability, observability and stability point of view
- To design and analyze observers and apply them for state estimation
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