6.243 Dynamics of Nonlinear Systems
Introduction to nonlinear deterministic dynamical systems. Nonlinear ordinary differential equations. Planar autonomous systems. Fundamental theory: Picard iteration, contraction mapping theorem, and Bellman-Gronwall lemma. Stability of equilibria by Lyapunov's first and second methods. Feedback linearization. Application to nonlinear circuits and control systems.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
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