Control and Surveillance of Processes and Systems

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module is based on knowledge achieved in Control theory and digital microprocessors.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have comprehension of some typical industrial automation processes or systems including PLC systems and SCADA systems
  • Have comprehension of fundamental concepts and terms of non-linear systems and non-linear control theory
  • Have comprehension of Lyapunov’s methods for stability analysis and non-linear control theory

Skills

  • Be able to use basic mathematical tools for analysing the response and stability of non-linear systems
  • Be able to apply the acquired knowledge to handle some small-sized industrial automation systems
  • Be able to apply selected methods for non-linear control design
  • Be able to judge the usefulness of the applied methods
  • Be able to relate the methods to applications in industry

Competences

  • Independently be able to define and analyse scientific problems within the area of control and surveillance systems
  • Independently be able to be a part of professional and interdisciplinary development work within the area of control and surveillance systems

Type of instruction

The course is taught by a mixture of lectures, workshops, exercises, mini-projects or self-studies.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module, the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student

Exam

Exams

Name of examControl and Surveillance of Processes and Systems
Type of exam
Oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleRegulerings- og overvågningsprocesser og –systemer
Module codeN-SEE-K2-6
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Energy
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science