Industrial Management

Automation 2 (Instrumentation and Control Engineering)

Integrated course, 4.00 ECTS

 

Course content

• Introduction to instrumentation engineering
• Basic principles of control engineering
• SPS/SoftSPS
• Programming languages of IEC61131
• Basic principles of regulator engineering
• Time behaviour, cycle times, process image
• PID regulator
• IT systems in automation
• HMI
• SCADA
• Process management system
• Case studies and industrial applications

Learning outcomes

Students are able to
• explain basic terms effects and solutions in automation
• analyse technical problems concerning automation
• interpret the use automation in industry
• model the structure and key components of a sensor (from a sensor element to the intersection).
• explain in detail the most important sensors (temperature, pressure, proximity switch, etc.)
• explain disturbance variables and their influence on sensors
• explain key actuators in detail.
• understand the application fields and interconnections of actuators and sensor
• apply the basic principles of sensors and actuators in case studies and projects

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books:
• Hesse: Sensoren für die Prozess- und Fabrikautomation
• Gevatter: Automatisierungstechnik 1
• Hering: Sensoren in Wissenschaft und Technik
• Gerke: Elektrische Maschinen und Aktoren – Eine anwendungsorientierte
Einführung.
• Watter: Hydraulik und Pneumatik – Grundlagen und Übungen – Anwendungen und
Simulation.
• Favre-Bulle: Automatisierung komplexer Industrieprozesse,
• Früh et al: Handbuch der Prozessautomatisierung
• Ahrens et al.: Informationsorientierte Leittechnik
• Zeichen/Fürst: Automatisierte Industrieprozesse

The lecturer agrees to pass on an updated list of recommended literature to the students in accordance with the syllabus.
Journals

Mode of delivery

Integrated lecture

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Science-Tech

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam and continuous assessment