Checking date: 03/06/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Simulation of dynamic systems
Study: Bachelor in Industrial Electronics and Automation Engineering (223)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Systems Engineering and Automation

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Basic modeling tools and block oriented simulation programs, mainly Matlab
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to modeling and simulation. a. Definition an basic concepts. b. Basic types of models of dynamical systems. 2. Modeling and simulation languages review. a. Introduction to block oriented languages for simulation. 3. Basic techniques for Matlab programming. a. Vectors an Matrices handling. b. Functions and flow control components. c. Special functions and libraries. d. Graphics management. 4. Development of examples and applications on several application domains. a. Application to vibrational systems. b. Application to control systems. c. Examples of biological systems.
Learning activities and methodology
Teoretical and Practical sessions mainly on computer rooms with Matlab software. Tuition session for the development of practical problems for subject evaluation. Some evaluation session interleaved during the classes.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 20
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 80
Basic Bibliography
  • Edward B. Magrab. An Engineers guide to Matlab third edition. Prentice Hall. 2010
Additional Bibliography
  • K.Ogata. Modern control Engineering. Prentice Hall. 2010

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.