Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give the students the basic knowledge of the most important automation components and systems.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student are expected to be able to plan and build easy factory automation systems involving sensors, pneumatics / hydraulics and PLC's.

Course contents

- Sensors - Pneumatics - Hydraulics - Relay Control - Motors - PLC Programming & Connecting

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Recommended or required reading

Hand-outs

Study activities

  • Lectures - 57 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 5 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 5 hours
  • Individual studies - 66 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 66 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 67 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams

Teacher

Kuvaja Markus

Examiner

Durbo Badal

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

2008-10-31 - Exams

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