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STE-3605 Mathematical Modeling and Simulation - 5 stp

The course is administrated by

Institutt for elektroteknologi

Type of course

The course cannot be taken as a single course. The course is reserved for students belonging to Aerospace Control Engineering 

Course contents

This course teaches the students how to build a satellite simulator through a series of tutorial-like lectures with accompanying assignments. Through a series of 10 assignments, the students will be able to model and simulate a satellite operating in an elliptical orbit. Specifically, the course will cover:

Objective of the course

After passing the course, students will have the following learning outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding:

The candidate:


The candidate:


Language of instruction

The instruction language is English in case of international students participating, if not it will be taught in Norwegian.

Teaching methods

The students will receive teaching in advanced mathematical modeling and will spend much of the time doing one assignment each day, 10 in total. Through these assignments the students will learn the course contents through practical use of Matlab/Simulink closely supervised by the instructor. 


Coursework / Course requirements

The course has a total of 10 assignments that needs to be completed through this course. A minimum 8 of 10 assignments must be approved to be allowed to go up to examination.

Examination and assessment The examination is an oral exam where the students will get time to do a simulation assignment, before explaining the results and show his/hers understanding of the course content.

A-F grading scale are given, where F is not passed.

A re-sit exam will be arranged for students that have passed the coursework requirement. 

The examination language is English. 

Date for examination

Oral 08.03.2022

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