Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development
Akademin för teknik och miljö


Advanced Digital Control Systems 7.5 cr

Avancerad digital reglerteknik 7.5 hp

Finalized by: Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development, 2019-05-27

Valid from: 2019-09-02

Education Level

Second cycle




7.5 cr

Main Field Of Study

Electronics A1F

Subject group

Electrical Engineering

Disciplinary Domain

Technology 100 %


After completion of the course the student shall be able to

  1. describe the structure and principles of digital control systems

  2. analyse detailed characteristics of digital control systems

  3. carry out observations, perform calculations and evaluate the results from experimental computer controlled systems using an appropriate software

  4. design and perform implementations of on-line modelling and model-based

control solution strategies on real control systems

  1. analyze research papers related to digital control systems.


Overview of digital control systems

System identification

Adaptive control

Model predictive control (MPC)

Optimal control

Research, development and trends concerning modern advanced digital control systems


Lectures and exercises

Entry requirements

Bachelor degree in Electronics 180 credits, English 6 Multivariable and Nonlinear Control Systems 7.5 cr and Statistical Signal Processing 7.5 cr or equivalent

Examination formats

Written Examination and assignments

Module 0010 Written Examination 4 credits, examines learning outcomes 1, 2 and 5, grades A-F

Module 0020 Assignments 3.5 credits, examines learning outcomes 2-4, grades Pass, Fail

Grading scale

Seven-grade scale

Other regulations

Degree Criteria for final grade will be given by course responsible or examiner latest at the beginning of the course.

Environmental Class

It is possible to include content with sustainable development in this course in the future


Code Title Credits Grade
0010 Written Examination 4.0 cr EC
0020 Assignments 3.5 cr UG