Bachelor's Degree Programme in Electrical and Automation Engineering
Mode of delivery
School of Technology
Learning outcomes of the course
The student can design independently an application software for process station and user interface. The student has an understanding of the hardware structure, I/O-units and software modules in distributed control system.
TSASO - Design competence
The student can design independently a proper process control according to an initial data.
TSAPL - Competence in processes, machines and systems
The student can configure the fieldbus interfaces and masters the basics of the sequence design.
EA-ER - Engineering practice
The student has an ability to test the configured application software and tune the control loops. The student can find and solve the malfunctions using test and diagnostic software.
-application design for process station and user interface
-hardware and software structure of distributed control systems
-fieldbuses and field devices
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Basic knowledge of distributed control systems.
Assessment criteria - grade 1 and 2
Adequate (1): The student identifies the basic knowledge and terminology but in the interpreting of the essential concepts the skills are still inadequate.
Satisfactory (2): The student is familiar with the basic knowledge and terminology but in the application of the essential concepts the skills are still inadequate.
Assessment criteria - grade 3 and 4
Good (3): The student:
•masters the structure of the distributed control system and the dependences between different parts.
•can independently configure the basic loops of the application software and can design the simple sequence application
•can test and tune the application software
•understands the system so deeply that the student can find the reasons of malfunctions.
Very good (4): The student masters the essential knowledge and can apply the knowledge.
Assessment criteria - grade 5
Excellent (5): The student masters the essential knowledge and can apply the knowledge acquired in a creative and innovative manner.