Course syllabus

# Styr- och reglerteknik Automatic Control

## FRT602, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2016/17
Decided by: Education Board A
Date of Decision: 2016-04-05

## General Information

Compulsory for: IDA2, IEA2
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish

## Aim

The aim of the course is to give the student basic knowledge in Automatic Control
and a good understanding of basic system principles.and implentation aspects
of PLC based automation systems and analog control systems

## Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

• be able to describe fundamental concepts such as dynamic systems,
time reponses, frequency responses, feedback and stability
• be able to explain the functionality of simple controllers such as PID controllers
• be able to derive mathematical descriptions of basic physical systems.

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

• be able to construct PLC programs for simple automation tasks
• be able to design controllers for simple control tasks.

## Contents

• Introduction. Examples of automation systems and control systems.
Definitions and fundamental concepts
• Logic-based vs sequence-based systems. Structuring of simple automation tasks
• Progamming of PLC systems. Ladder diagrams and sequential function charts (GRAFCET)
• Dynamic systems. Description by differential equations. Laplace transforms.
Transfer functions. Block diagrams. Derivation of mathematical descriptions of physical models
• Analysis of time-continuous systems. Transient analysis. Frequency analysis
• Analysis of feedback systems. Static control error and load disturbances.
Methods for stability analysis
• Design of PI and PID controllers

## Examination details

Assessment: The final grade of the course is based on the result of the written exam. Passed laboratory exercises are required.

Parts
Code: 0114. Name: Automatic Control.
Credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: The final grade is based on the result of the written exam. Passed laboratory exercises are required.
Code: 0214. Name: Control Technology.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Passed laboratory exercises.

• Part 0107 Algebra from the course FMA645 Calculus

Required prior knowledge: FMA645 Calculus and ETE604 Circuits and Measurements.
The number of participants is limited to: No