Control of Complex Systems


Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge obtained during the 2nd semester

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge about modeling of electromechanical and thermal systems.
  • Must be able to understand methods for control of complex systems.


  • Must be able to analyze methods of state observation, parameter estimation and sensor information fusion in systems.
  • Must be able to apply methods of supervisory control, fault tolerant control or fault detection.


  • Must be able to design and implement a control system for a complex system.
  • Be able to independently define and analyse scientific and engineering problems in the area defined by the project theme, also in cooperation with external/internal partners or as part of multidisplinary projects.
  • Be able to control the working and development process within the project theme.

Type of instruction

As described in ยง 17.



Name of examControl of Complex Systems
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleRegulering af komplekse systemer
Module codeESNCAK3P5
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Control and Automation)
Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design