Electronics and Computer Engineering

Industrial Automation 1

Integrated course, 5.00 ECTS


Course content

  • Sensor technology (with a focus on the measurement of non-electrical physical quantities)
  • Process control (fundamental methods and standards, examples of industrial systems)

Learning outcomes

Graduates are familiar with the key topics of automation such as sensor technology, actuator technology and process control.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools


  • Strohmann: Automatisierungstechnik 1
  • Litz: Grundlagen der Automatisierungstechnik
  • Lunze: Automatisierungstechnik
  • Wellenreuther, Zastrow: Automatisieren mit SPS - Theorie und Praxis
  • Sütterlin: Skript Automatisierungstechnik


Mode of delivery

Integrated course, exercises 66%

Prerequisites and co-requisites

  • Applied Electrical Engineering 2
  • Semiconductor Technology
  • Control Engineering and Electric Drives
  • Applied Computer Science 2
  • Embedded Systems
  • Technology Management 1
  • Technology Management 2
  • Technology Management 3

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment