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Linear Control Systems

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

The course starts with examples on modeling of physical systems. Thereafter the description of linear time-invariant systems using transfer functions and state space models is introduced. Analysis and synthesis of linear feedback systems follow thereafter. At the end the course addresses questions regarding the design of control systems, such as control system architectures and mechanisms that counteract integration windup.
The course is divided into three parts:
1. Theory, 5.0 ECTS;
2. Laboratory, 2.0 ECTS;
3. Seminar, 0.5 ECTS.

Application and eligibility

Linear Control Systems, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018


Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

For admission at least two years full-time university studies are required, including 30 ECTS in Mathematics containing Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, as well as Calculus, and 7.5 ECTS in Programming, or equivalent.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper Secondary course English A/5. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service is in Swedish. Notification of admission will be sent in mid-July. Contact the department for more information. Application deadline is 16 April 2018.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee


Tuition fee, first instalment


Total fee


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Contactpersons for the course are:
Sven Rönnbäck, International Coordinator