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5th Elgersburg School 2013 (February 17 - 23, 2013)

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The school is on two topics of current interest in the field of systems and control theory and its applications. Each topic is presented by a leading expert in the field. In addition to the lectures there will be example classes.

Participants will attend both courses.
Arrival: Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013
Departure: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013



Control in Power Electronics

George Weiss (School of Electrical Engg., Tel Aviv University, Israel)

Suggested reading:

Lecture Notes

Power Factor Compensation
Full bridge converter

Full-bridge converter exercise sheet


Infinite-Dimensional Systems

Hans Zwart (Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Twente, Netherlands) 

Suggested reading:
 R. Curtain and H. Zwart  “An Introduction to Infinite-Dimensional Linear Systems Theory”; Springer 1995.

Lecture NotesExercises
Lecture Notes Part I
Lecture Notes Part II
Lecture Notes Part III
Lecture Notes Part IV

Additional Slides

Tuesday exercises
Thursday exercises
Friday exercises

Who can attend?

The school is open to international PhD and advanced undergraduate students from engineering sciences or mathematics. A background in systems and control theory or related fields will be required.


A limited number of scholarships will be available. These scholarships will in general cover the full travel and lodging expenses. Because of the restricted number of such scholarships, we ask that students preferentially use funds available at their home institutions.