376.047 Automation and Control Systems
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

- subdivide automation systems into their control components and structures.
- Assign technical processes to the corresponding control processes.
- interpret piping and instrumentation flow diagrams and associated process control stations
- interpret pneumatic circuit diagrams and solve simple examples independently
- explain how a PLC works
- to explain how distributed control systems are operated in accordance with IEC 61499
- create simple control programs according to IEC 61131 and IEC 61499
- reliability, probability of failure, failure rate and other parameters and to interpret them
- Explain and classify determinism, access methods and topologies of fieldbus systems
- calculate kinematic chains
- can explain direct and inverse kinematics and calculate simple examples
- can fundamentally explain the path planning of industrial robots

Subject of course

Chapter I: Process Control Architectures
System architectures in process control, process control plants, open- and closed-loop control

Chapter II: Process Control Engineering
Programmable logic controllers, distributed control, implementation using IEC61131-3 as well as IEC61499

Chapter III: Reliabiliy and Safety
Danger and risk evaluation in process engineering, safety-related procedures and their requirements as well as means for the determination of error probabilities

Chapter IV: Introduction to Industrial Robots 
Forward kinematics, inverse kinematics, denavit-hartenberg convention, parametrization of rotational systems

Chapter V: Communication Systems
Communication systems for automation with a focus on industrial fieldbus technologies

Teaching methods

Lecture with application examples

Mode of examination

Oral

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed09:30 - 11:0002.10.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Introduction to Process Engineering
Mon11:00 - 13:0007.10.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Components of Process Control Systems
Wed09:00 - 11:0009.10.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Introduction to Pneumatics
Mon11:00 - 13:0014.10.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Programmable Logic Controller
Wed09:00 - 11:0016.10.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Control Application Design
Mon11:00 - 13:0021.10.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Distributed Control and Flexible Automation Systems I
Wed09:00 - 11:0023.10.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Distributed Control and Flexible Automation Systems II
Mon11:00 - 13:0028.10.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS No Lecture - Mechatronics CAx Exercise
Wed09:00 - 11:0030.10.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Reliability and safety of automation systems
Mon11:00 - 13:0004.11.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS No Lecture - Mechatronics CAx Exercise
Wed09:00 - 11:0006.11.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Introduction to Industrial Robots I
Mon11:00 - 13:0011.11.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Introduction to Industrial Robots II
Wed09:00 - 11:0013.11.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Communication Systems for Industrial Automation I
Mon11:00 - 13:0018.11.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Communication Systems for Industrial Automation II
Wed09:00 - 11:0020.11.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Communication Systems for Industrial Automation III
Mon11:00 - 13:0025.11.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS No lecture - alternative date if required
Wed09:00 - 11:0027.11.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS No lecture - alternative date if required
Mon11:00 - 13:0002.12.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS No lecture - alternative date if required
Wed09:00 - 11:0011.12.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Termin
Mon11:00 - 13:0016.12.2019EI 2 Pichelmayer HS Industrial Safety in practical applications

Examination modalities

Oral exam - relevant documents:

  • Lecture notes
  • Book "Automatisierung komplexer Industrieprozesse" B. Favre:
    • Chapter 2.5 Verteilte Automatisierungssysteme
    • Chapter 2.7 Feldbusse
  • Slides of the lectures

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Mon09:40 - 12:0016.12.2019 oral12.11.2019 18:00 - 12.12.2019 00:00TISSPrüfung AuS
Mon13:00 - 16:0016.12.2019 oral12.11.2019 18:00 - 12.12.2019 00:00TISSPrüfung AuS
Mon09:40 - 12:0013.01.2020 oral18.12.2019 09:00 - 08.01.2020 23:59TISSPrüfung AuS
Mon13:00 - 15:4013.01.2020 oral18.12.2019 09:00 - 08.01.2020 23:59TISSPrüfung AuS
Mon09:40 - 12:0027.01.2020 oral14.01.2020 09:00 - 22.01.2020 23:59TISSPrüfung AuS
Mon13:00 - 15:4027.01.2020 oral14.01.2020 09:00 - 22.01.2020 23:59TISSPrüfung AuS

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.10.2019 00:00

Curricula

Literature

There will be a script for the course, covering the chapters I, II, and IV at least partially. Further documents (e.g. excerpts from books) will be provided during the course in TISS.

Continuative courses

Language

German