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autumn 2019

STE6309 Dynamical Systems - 5 ECTS

Sist endret: 03.03.2020

The course is provided by

Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology


Narvik |

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April

Type of course

The course may be taken as a single subject.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate bachelor Engineering programme with minimum 30 credits Mathematics/statistics topics


Bachelor in engineering. 

A course which in content corresponds to Matematikk 3 and Mekanikk 1.

Application code: 9371

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


Teaching methods

Lectures and hand-in assignments.


Mandatory tasks: Hand-in of selected assignments.

Assessment methods: 3 hours written exam.

Grading will be done by using A-F grading scale, F is Fail. A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.

Date for examination

Written examination 17.12.2019

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced in the StudentWeb early in May and early in November.


Course overlap

END-3605 Dynamical Systems 5 stp