autumn 2024
END-3605 Dynamical Systems - 5 ECTS

Type of course

The course can be taken as a single subject. For students at the Master's Degree Programme - Engineering Design.

Students outside Master's Degree Programme - Engineering Design will need to be approved by the head of study of the Master's Degree Programme - Engineering Design.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate Bachelor degree in mechanics, materials, structural, modelling or equivalent.

In addition, the following requirements must be met:

- minimum 25 credits in mathematics (equivalent to Mathematical Methods 1, 2 og 3), 5 credits in statistics and 7,5 ects i physics on a higher level is required.

Recommended Prerequisite(s): A course which in content corresponds to Matematikk 3 and Mekanikk 1.

Application code: 9371

Course overlap

If you pass the examination in this course, you will get an reduction in credits (as stated below), if you previously have passed the following courses:

STE6309 Dynamical Systems 5 ects

Course content

The course will prove an introduction to modelling and analysis of dynamical systems.

  • Modelling of discrete and distributed component systems.
  • Frequency and time-response analysis
  • Stability analysis
  • Vibration analysis
  • Modelling and analysis in MATLAB and Simulink.

Objectives of the course

On completion of the course the successful student is expected to have the following:


  • has some knowledge of some theories and methods in the field of master of science (K2)
  • can apply knowledge to some areas within the academic field of numerical and analytical calculations, computations, systematic design process, computational methods, engineering design (K3)


  • can analyze some existing theories, and interpretations in the field of master of science and work independently on practical and theoretical problems (S2)

General competence

  • can apply knowledge and skills within master of science in new areas in order to carry out advanced assignments and projects (GC2)
  • can communicate about academic issues, analyses and conclusions in the field of master of science, both with specialists and the general public (GC4)

Language of instruction and examination


Teaching methods

Lectures and hand-in assignments.

Information to incoming exchange students

This course is open for inbound exchange student who meets the admission requirements, including prerequisites. Please see the Admission requirements" and the "Prerequisite" sections for more information".

Master Level

Do you have questions about this module? Please check the following website to contact the course coordinator for exchange students at the faculty:



Examination: Date: Duration: Grade scale:
Off campus exam 11.12.2024 09:00 (Hand out)
11.12.2024 12:00 (Hand in)
3 Hours A–E, fail F

Coursework requirements:

To take an examination, the student must have passed the following coursework requirements:

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More info about the coursework requirements

The number of hand-in assignments will be given at course startup.

Re-sit examination

A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.
  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: END-3605
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