Professional studies

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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

4 cr

Competency aims

Industrial Control Systems presents basic parts and control systems used in automation projects. The course includes the basic knowledge needed in order to design complex manufacturing systems.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course students will be able to design small automation projects involving pneumatics, hydraulics and electrical motors.

Recommended or required reading

Manuals and course notes

Study activities

  • Lectures - 44 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 15 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 6 hours
  • Individual studies - 55 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 120 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 55 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 65 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Reports and productions


Kuvaja Markus

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Week 6:
Presentation & Introduction, sensors and their characteristics.
Week 7:
Week 8:
Week 9:
Week 10:
Electrical motors and drives
Week 11:
Electrical motors and drives
Week 12:
Relay Control
Week 13:
Relay Control
Week 14:
Relay Control
Week 15:

Assessment methods

  • 2007-04-11 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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