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DCS Systems 1Laajuus (4 cr)

Code: TSAAA540

Credits

4 op

Teaching language

  • English

Responsible person

  • Ari Kuisma

Objective

You undesrstand the structure and the functions of the hardware and software in distributed control system (DCS). You can configure the basic application software loops for the laboratory process and you learn how to test the applications in a real process.

EUR-ACE ENGINEERING PRACTICE
You can configure independently a proper process control according to an initial data. You can configure the basic measurements, final elements, control loops, test your application, and you can tune the control loops. You can find and solve the malfunctions.

Content

Application design for process station and user interface
Hardware and software structure of distributed control systems
Fieldbuses and field devices
Testing

Qualifications

Basic skills and knowledge in logical controls and control systems.

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Adequate (1): You identify the basic knowledge and terminology but in the interpreting of the essential concepts the skills are still inadequate.

Satisfactory (2): You are familiar with the basic knowledge and terminology but it’s challenging to make engineering independently.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Good (3): You understand the structure of the distributed control system and the depedencies between different parts. You can configure the basic loops of the application software and can test and tune the application software. You understand the system so deeply that you can find the reasons of malfunctions.

Very good (4): You master the essential knowledge and can apply the knowledge.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Excellent (5): You master the essential knowledge and can apply the knowledge acquired in a creative and innovative manner.

Enrollment

01.08.2024 - 19.08.2024

Timing

01.08.2024 - 31.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Unit

School of Technology

Campus

Lutakko Campus

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

20 - 35

Degree programmes
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Electrical and Automation Engineering
Teachers
  • Antti Parantainen
Groups
  • TAR22S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Automation and Robotics

Objectives

You undesrstand the structure and the functions of the hardware and software in distributed control system (DCS). You can configure the basic application software loops for the laboratory process and you learn how to test the applications in a real process.

EUR-ACE ENGINEERING PRACTICE
You can configure independently a proper process control according to an initial data. You can configure the basic measurements, final elements, control loops, test your application, and you can tune the control loops. You can find and solve the malfunctions.

Content

Application design for process station and user interface
Hardware and software structure of distributed control systems
Fieldbuses and field devices
Testing

Evaluation scale

0-5

Evaluation criteria, satisfactory (1-2)

Adequate (1): You identify the basic knowledge and terminology but in the interpreting of the essential concepts the skills are still inadequate.

Satisfactory (2): You are familiar with the basic knowledge and terminology but it’s challenging to make engineering independently.

Evaluation criteria, good (3-4)

Good (3): You understand the structure of the distributed control system and the depedencies between different parts. You can configure the basic loops of the application software and can test and tune the application software. You understand the system so deeply that you can find the reasons of malfunctions.

Very good (4): You master the essential knowledge and can apply the knowledge.

Evaluation criteria, excellent (5)

Excellent (5): You master the essential knowledge and can apply the knowledge acquired in a creative and innovative manner.

Prerequisites

Basic skills and knowledge in logical controls and control systems.