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Instrumentation Engineering ProjectLaajuus (3 cr)

Code: TSAAA640

Credits

3 op

Teaching language

  • Finnish

Responsible person

  • Vesa Hytönen

Objective

You will become familiar with a hardware engineering project from an implementation perspective. Studying in this course requires knowledge of the basics of automation technology, field devices, industrial instrumentation and electrical drives also on a practical level. This course provides the skills needed for working life projects in this engineering field.

EUR-ACE ENGINEERING PRACTICE
You can design measurement, control, regulation and valve circuits and manage hardware engineering related to instrumentation from the definition stage to implementation. You will be able to utilize various engineering software when creating documentation.

EA-CT COMMUNICATION AND TEAM-WORKING
You will have the ability to communicate effectively about information, ideas, problems and solutions in the project team and with different communities. You know how to work effectively as an individual and as a member of a project team.
 

Content

Establishment of a project organization
Automation hardware engineering project scheduling
Monitoring and reporting the progress of the project
Working in hardware engineering project as a project team

Qualifications

Basic knowledge of automation technology, electrical drives, field devices and instrumentation engineering

Assessment criteria, approved/failed

To pass this course you have to demonstrate how to do automation hardware engineering effectively as part of a project team. You are able to use professional communication to make progress in project work.

Enrollment

01.11.2024 - 09.01.2025

Timing

13.01.2025 - 30.03.2025

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

67 % Face-to-face, 33 % Online learning

Unit

School of Technology

Campus

Lutakko Campus

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes
  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Electrical and Automation Engineering
Teachers
  • Vesa Hytönen
Groups
  • TAR23S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Automation and Robotics

Objectives

You will become familiar with a hardware engineering project from an implementation perspective. Studying in this course requires knowledge of the basics of automation technology, field devices, industrial instrumentation and electrical drives also on a practical level. This course provides the skills needed for working life projects in this engineering field.

EUR-ACE ENGINEERING PRACTICE
You can design measurement, control, regulation and valve circuits and manage hardware engineering related to instrumentation from the definition stage to implementation. You will be able to utilize various engineering software when creating documentation.

EA-CT COMMUNICATION AND TEAM-WORKING
You will have the ability to communicate effectively about information, ideas, problems and solutions in the project team and with different communities. You know how to work effectively as an individual and as a member of a project team.
 

Content

Establishment of a project organization
Automation hardware engineering project scheduling
Monitoring and reporting the progress of the project
Working in hardware engineering project as a project team

Learning materials and recommended literature

Kuphaldt, Tony R. 2022. Lessons In Industrial Instrumentation. Under the terms and conditions of the
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License online material. Referenced April 3rd 2024. https://www.ibiblio.org/kuphaldt/socratic/sinst/book/liii.pdf

Hytönen, V. 2023. Teollisuuden instrumentointi. Moodle course material.

Teaching methods

Problem-based learning is used as a learning method while creating documentation of the project work. The project work is guided by video instructions and during the tutoring classes.

Alternative completion methods

Work-oriented project work

Student workload

The total calculated workload for a student is 81 hours of coursework.

Further information for students

Self-assessments are mainly done through the learning tasks. The assessment decision is based on the project work.

Evaluation scale

Pass/Fail

Evaluation criteria, pass/failed

To pass this course you have to demonstrate how to do automation hardware engineering effectively as part of a project team. You are able to use professional communication to make progress in project work.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of automation technology, electrical drives, field devices and instrumentation engineering