Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: IEA2. Course coordinator: Mats Lilja,, Dep of Regional Devel a Industrial Coop. Prerequisites: Part 0107 Algebra from the course FMA645. Recommended prerequisits: FMA645. Assessment: Passed laboratory exercises and approved assignments are required. Home page:

The aim of the course is to give the student basic knowledge in Automation.
The course gives an overview of different kinds of sensors, actuators, communication
systems and operator interfaces common in industry. Also included in the course
is design of control cabinets, security, directives and standards.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must


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