Automatic Control, 6 credits

Industriella styrsystem, 6 hp

TSIU06

Main field of study

Electrical Engineering

Course level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Svante Gunnarsson

Director of studies or equivalent

Johan Löfberg

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 32 h
Recommended self-study hours: 128 h
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus ECV
6IMAS Mechanical Engineering, B Sc in Engineering 2 (Spring 2017) 2 2 Swedish Linköping C

Main field of study

Electrical Engineering

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Mechanical Engineering, B Sc in Engineering

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

Basic course in Automatic Control

Intended learning outcomes

The course is to give basic knowledge of sequence control techniques and modern industrial control systems.

Course content

Sequence control: Logic functions. Functional diagrams (GRAFCET).
Programmable logic controllers. Common components.
Process controllers: Supervision and control

Teaching and working methods

Mostly laboratory work.

Examination

PRA1Project work2 creditsU, G
LAB1Laboratory work4 creditsU, G
Grades are given as ‘Fail’ or ‘Pass’.

Grades

Two-grade scale, U, G

Department

Institutionen för systemteknik

Director of Studies or equivalent

Johan Löfberg

Examiner

Svante Gunnarsson

Course website and other links

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 32 h
Recommended self-study hours: 128 h

Course literature

Kompendium och manualer från institutionen (ISY)
Code Name Scope Grading scale
PRA1 Project work 2 credits U, G
LAB1 Laboratory work 4 credits U, G
Grades are given as ‘Fail’ or ‘Pass’.

Regulations (apply to LiU in its entirety)

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LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

Kompendium och manualer från institutionen (ISY)

Note: The course matrix might contain more information in Swedish.

I = Introduce, U = Teach, A = Utilize
I U A Modules Comment
1. DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
1.1 Knowledge of underlying mathematics and science (G1X level)

                            
1.2 Fundamental engineering knowledge (G1X level)

                            
1.3 Further knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural science (G2X level)
X
LAB1

                            
1.4 Advanced knowledge, methods, and tools in one or several subjects in engineering or natural sciences (A1X level)

                            
1.5 Insight into current research and development work

                            
2. PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
2.1 Analytical reasoning and problem solving

                            
2.2 Experimentation, investigation, and knowledge discovery

                            
2.3 System thinking
X
LAB1

                            
2.4 Attitudes, thought, and learning

                            
2.5 Ethics, equity, and other responsibilities

                            
3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION
3.1 Teamwork
X

                            
3.2 Communications

                            
3.3 Communication in foreign languages

                            
4. CONCEIVING, DESIGNING, IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING SYSTEMS IN THE ENTERPRISE, SOCIETAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
4.1 External, societal, and environmental context

                            
4.2 Enterprise and business context

                            
4.3 Conceiving, system engineering and management

                            
4.4 Designing
X
LAB1

                            
4.5 Implementing
X
LAB1

                            
4.6 Operating

                            
5. PLANNING, EXECUTION AND PRESENTATION OF RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIETAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS
5.1 Societal conditions, including economic, social, and ecological aspects of sustainable development for knowledge development

                            
5.2 Economic conditions for knowledge development

                            
5.3 Identification of needs, structuring and planning of research or development projects

                            
5.4 Execution of research or development projects

                            
5.5 Presentation and evaluation of research or development projects

                            

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