ECE1653 Hybrid Systems and Control Applications (Last updated February 27, 2018)

Teaching Staff

Prof. M.E. Broucke GB434A Instructor broucke at

Lecture Schedule

Day and Time Location Start Date
Monday 15-17pm GB 303 January 15

Course Notes

Course notes will be distributed to registered students.

Course Outline

Here is a nominal timetable of lecture topics. This schedule may be updated as the semester progresses.

Date Lecture Topics
Jan 15 1 Introduction; complex specifications; motivating examples
Jan 22 2 Linear temporal logic
Jan 29 3 Temporal logic control
Feb 5 4 Mathematical background
Feb 12 5 Affine systems
Feb 19   Reading Week
Feb 26 6 Reach control on simplices
Feb 29 7 Flow functions
Mar 5 8 Output reach control problem
Mar 12 9 Reach control indices and continuous state feedback
Mar 19 10 Piecewise affine feedback
Mar 26 11 Modular framework for reach control
Apr 2 12 Applications
Apr 9 13 Final Project Presentations, time TBA

Important Dates

Title Issued Due
Homework 1 January 22 February 5
Homework 2 February 26 March 12
Homework 3 March 12 March 26
Final Project Report March 19 April 9
Final Project Presentation March 19 April 9, time TBA


A project list with suggested topics will be posted in the first few weeks. Projects relating to your research area are encouraged. There are nominally three types of projects:


Homework 40%
Final Project Report 50%
Final Project Presentation 10%