Syllabus year 2006


Credits: 5. Grading scale: TH. Compulsory for: M4XMK. Optional for: C4, D4, E4, F4, I4XIS, M3, N4. Course coordinator: Professor Karl-Erik Årzen,, Inst f reglerteknik. Recommended prerequisites: EDA011/016 Programming, First Course and FRT010 Automatic Control, Basic Course. Assessment: Laboratory work, project and examination. Further information: The course might be given in English. Homepage:

After the course the students should have sufficient knowledge to implement small embedded real-time control systems and a thorough understanding of the system aspects of large industrial control systems.

Introduction, Real-time programming, Synchronization and mutual exclusion, Real-time kernels and operating systems, Periodic controller tasks, Computer implementation of control algorithms, Scheduling theory, Synchronous real-time programming, Sequence control, Man-machine communication, Set-point handling, Industrial control systems, IEC 1131, Real-time communication, Integrated control and scheduling.

Årzén K-E: Real-Time Control Systems. Provided by the Department.