Modelling and simulation

Higher education teachers: Atanasijević-Kunc Maja
Credits: 6
Semester: winter
Subject code: 64619

Subject description


  • Enrolment in the year of the course.

Content (Syllabus outline):

  • Introduction (motivation, important definitions, representation of models, modelling approaches, cyclic modelling procedure, evaluation and verification),
  • Basic presentations of dynamic mathematical models, transformations and analysis,
  • Introduction to simulation (methods, simulation of basic system’s presentations),
  • Software tools: Matlab, Simulink,
  • Simple identification in time domain,
  • Introduction to analog systems and the significance for system engineering,
  • Examples from electrotechnics, mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics and thermodynamics,
  • Examples of model design of laboratory pilot plants,
  • Fault detection using mathematical model.

Objectives and competences:

  • To present basic knowledge regarding modeling and simulation of continuous dynamical systems,
  • to point out the extend usage of modeling and simulation and the multidisciplinary nature of this scientific field,
  • to present basic concepts of simulation,
  • to present cyclic procedure of modeling and to illustrate its usage in different fields,
  • to present software tools and their usage in the field of modeling and simulation.

Intended learning outcomes:

Basic knowledge of modelling and simulation of continuous dynamic systems

Learning and teaching methods:

  • Lectures,
  • laboratory exercises,
  • homeworks,
  • possibility of cooperation in seminar and project student's work.

Study materials


  1. ATANASIJEVIĆ-KUNC, Maja. Modeliranje in simulacija: Prosojnice za predavanja. 2016.
  2. ATANASIJEVIĆ-KUNC, Maja, KARBA, Rihard, ZUPANČIČ, Borut. Modeliranje in simulacija, Učbenik. Fakulteta za elektrotehniko, Založba FE in FRI, 2016.
  3. ATANASIJEVIĆ-KUNC, Maja, RAKAR, Andrej. Modeliranje in simulacija: Laboratorijske vaje. Fakulteta za elektrotehniko, Založba FE in FRI, 2003.
  4. ATANASIJEVIĆ-KUNC, Maja. Modeliranje procesov: Zbirka primerov z ilustracijami v okolju Matlab-Simulink. Fakulteta za elektrotehniko, Založba FE in FRI, 2008.
  5. CLOSE, Charles M., and FREDERICK, Dean K.. Modelling and analysis of dynamic systems. Houghton Miffin Company, Boston, 1993.
  6. CELLIER, François, E.. Continuous system modeling. Springer-Verlag, New York, 1991.
  7. CELLIER, François, E. & KOFMAN, Ernesto. Continuous System Simulation. Springer Science + Business Media, New York, 2006.
  8. KLEE, Harold. Simulation of Dynamic Systems with MATLAB and Simulink. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, 2007.

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 2 year - 1st cycle - Applied Electrical Engineering - Control Engineering