Ph.D. On Campus

General Mechanics and Foundation of Mechanics

Peking University

48 months
5930 USD/year
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This program is offered at the Peking University.


The programme

Application areas include multi-body dynamics; vehicle dynamics guidance, navigation, and control; nonholonomic locomotion and path generation of robots; design, control, and locomotion of semi-actuated biped robotics; locomotion, control, and coordination of multiple underwater robots; design and control of semi-automated artificial robotic manipulators for physical therapy; modeling, optimization of management of industrial processes, and signal processing; low-order modeling, identification and control of flow instabilities with application to traffic flows and flow instabilities in turbomachinery.

Programme Structure

Modeling, analysis and control of nonlinear and complex interconnected systems, including analytical dynamics and foundations of mechanics; vehicle dynamics and control; modeling and control of multi-agent systems; network modeling and control; evolution games and self-organized coordination; hybrid systems modeling and control; operation research and optimization; swarm behavior and swarm intelligence; modeling and analysis of non-smooth and switched control systems; and modeling and control of systems with bifurcations.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

It takes at least 8 to 10 weeks after the application deadline to send out the formal Letter of Admission. We may inform you to attend an interview or request additional materials according to your application process during this period. If you are accepted, we will send you a Letter of Admission and other relevant documents. To track the progress of your application, please contact the International Students Division either by email or telephone. Due to our limited staff, we may not reply promptly to all enquiries.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5930 USD per year during 48 months.

40,000 RMB/Year 

Living costs for Beijing

6409 - 7841 CNY /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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