Control of Uncertain Systems (CUS)



  • to identify the uncertainties in transfer matrices and state space models
  • to examine the robustness of controlled systems
  • to analyze the nominal and robust performance of controlled systems
  • to design robust controllers for linear systems by solving semi-definite programs


  • Internal stability and robust stability
  • H-norm of generalized system plants
  • Non-singularity test
  • Small gain theory
  • Bounded real lemma
  • Semi-definite programs
  • Linear matrix inequalities for robust controller design


  • Lecture Material
  • Green and D. J. N. Limebeer. Linear Robust Control. Prentice Hall, 1995.
  • Zhou and J. C. Doyle, Essentials of robust control, Prentice Hall, 1998.
  • S. Boyd, L. El Ghaoui, E. Feron, V. Balakrishnan: Linear Matrix Inequalities in System and Control Theory, SIAM, 1994.

Recommended Prerequisites

  • Content of the courses Linear and Nonlinear Control Systems


2L + 1T, 3 Credits
(L: lecture hours per week, T: tutorial hours per week)
The course is offered in the summer semester; the examination in the winter and summer semester (in English only)

Course Number

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Assignment to Course Programs

Master of Electrical Engineering, Master of Mechatronics, open as elective course within other Master programs

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