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Basics of automationLaajuus (3 cr)

Code: KL00CC71

Objective

Students will be able to differentiate between various automation systems and identify the components used in them. They will understand how automation systems work. Students will be knowledgeable of the structure, function and connections of relays and PLC drivers and the more common types of sensors and actuators. They will learn the idea behind the logic needed in automation technology.

Content

Development of automation and automation technology, - What is automation?, - Control and regulation, control systems for automation, sensors, actuators, programmable logics, components for a control system, - Common connections for sensors and actuators into programmable logics, - Practice making connections in the lab, - Familiarisation with various automation control system.

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Level 1-2; Student knows the basics of the course. The student is able to define a simple automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Level 3-4; Student knows the contents of the course well. The student is able to define a simple automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic. In addition, he is able to evaluate the operation and compatibility of components in practice.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Level 5; Student knows the contents of the course well and can apply their knowledge in practice. The student is able to apply Automation components and design an automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic. In addition, he is able to evaluate the operation and compatibility of components in practice.

Materials

- Lecturer's material
- Lecture demonstrations
- Exercises
- Product and programming manuals

Enrollment

14.11.2022 - 15.01.2023

Timing

09.01.2023 - 02.04.2023

Credits

3 op

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering
Teachers
  • Matti Panula
Student groups
  • MKONE20

Objective

Students will be able to differentiate between various automation systems and identify the components used in them. They will understand how automation systems work. Students will be knowledgeable of the structure, function and connections of relays and PLC drivers and the more common types of sensors and actuators. They will learn the idea behind the logic needed in automation technology.

Content

Development of automation and automation technology, - What is automation?, - Control and regulation, control systems for automation, sensors, actuators, programmable logics, components for a control system, - Common connections for sensors and actuators into programmable logics, - Practice making connections in the lab, - Familiarisation with various automation control system.

Materials

Lecturer's material, lecture demonstrations and exercises.

Teaching methods

Lectures, demonstrations and exercises.

Student workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies: 28 h
- of which autonomous studies: 53 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Level 1-2; Student knows the basics of the course. The student is able to define a simple automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Level 3-4; Student knows the contents of the course well. The student is able to define a simple automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic. In addition, he is able to evaluate the operation and compatibility of components in practice.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Level 5; Student knows the contents of the course well and can apply their knowledge in practice. The student is able to apply Automation components and design an automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic. In addition, he is able to evaluate the operation and compatibility of components in practice.

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam and exercises.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Level 1-2; Student knows the basics of the course. The student is able to define a simple automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Level 3-4; Student knows the contents of the course well. The student is able to define a simple automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic. In addition, he is able to evaluate the operation and compatibility of components in practice.

Assessment criteria, approved/failed

Level 5; Student knows the contents of the course well and can apply their knowledge in practice. The student is able to apply Automation components and design an automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic. In addition, he is able to evaluate the operation and compatibility of components in practice.

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.

Enrollment

16.04.2022 - 07.09.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 16.10.2022

Credits

3 op

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering
Teachers
  • Niko Ristimäki
Student groups
  • KONE20

Objective

Students will be able to differentiate between various automation systems and identify the components used in them. They will understand how automation systems work. Students will be knowledgeable of the structure, function and connections of relays and PLC drivers and the more common types of sensors and actuators. They will learn the idea behind the logic needed in automation technology.

Content

Development of automation and automation technology, - What is automation?, - Control and regulation, control systems for automation, sensors, actuators, programmable logics, components for a control system, - Common connections for sensors and actuators into programmable logics, - Practice making connections in the lab, - Familiarisation with various automation control system.

Materials

Lecturer's material, lecture demonstrations and exercises.

Teaching methods

Lectures, demonstrations and exercises.

Student workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
- of which scheduled studies: 28 h
- of which autonomous studies: 53 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Level 1-2; Student knows the basics of the course. The student is able to define a simple automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Level 3-4; Student knows the contents of the course well. The student is able to define a simple automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic. In addition, he is able to evaluate the operation and compatibility of components in practice.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Level 5; Student knows the contents of the course well and can apply their knowledge in practice. The student is able to apply Automation components and design an automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic. In addition, he is able to evaluate the operation and compatibility of components in practice.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Level 1-2; Student knows the basics of the course. The student is able to define a simple automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Level 3-4; Student knows the contents of the course well. The student is able to define a simple automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic. In addition, he is able to evaluate the operation and compatibility of components in practice.

Assessment criteria, approved/failed

Level 5; Student knows the contents of the course well and can apply their knowledge in practice. The student is able to apply Automation components and design an automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic. In addition, he is able to evaluate the operation and compatibility of components in practice.

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.

Enrollment

03.12.2021 - 13.03.2022

Timing

10.01.2022 - 15.05.2022

Credits

3 op

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering
Teachers
  • Matti Perälä
Student groups
  • MKONE19

Objective

Students will be able to differentiate between various automation systems and identify the components used in them. They will understand how automation systems work. Students will be knowledgeable of the structure, function and connections of relays and PLC drivers and the more common types of sensors and actuators. They will learn the idea behind the logic needed in automation technology.

Content

Development of automation and automation technology, - What is automation?, - Control and regulation, control systems for automation, sensors, actuators, programmable logics, components for a control system, - Common connections for sensors and actuators into programmable logics, - Practice making connections in the lab, - Familiarisation with various automation control system.

Materials

Lecturer's material, lecture demonstrations and exercises.

Teaching methods

Lectures, demonstrations and exercises.

Student workload

A total of 80 hours. Of the Rules of Procedure of the left teaching 27 hours. Self-study and exercises for 53 hours.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Level 1-2; Student knows the basics of the course. The student is able to define a simple automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Level 3-4; Student knows the contents of the course well. The student is able to define a simple automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic. In addition, he is able to evaluate the operation and compatibility of components in practice.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Level 5; Student knows the contents of the course well and can apply their knowledge in practice. The student is able to apply Automation components and design an automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic. In addition, he is able to evaluate the operation and compatibility of components in practice.

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam and exercises.

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.

Enrollment

30.07.2021 - 12.09.2021

Timing

30.08.2021 - 17.10.2021

Credits

3 op

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Mechanical Engineering
Teachers
  • Matti Perälä
Student groups
  • KONE19

Objective

Students will be able to differentiate between various automation systems and identify the components used in them. They will understand how automation systems work. Students will be knowledgeable of the structure, function and connections of relays and PLC drivers and the more common types of sensors and actuators. They will learn the idea behind the logic needed in automation technology.

Content

Development of automation and automation technology, - What is automation?, - Control and regulation, control systems for automation, sensors, actuators, programmable logics, components for a control system, - Common connections for sensors and actuators into programmable logics, - Practice making connections in the lab, - Familiarisation with various automation control system.

Materials

Lecturer's material, lecture demonstrations and exercises.

Teaching methods

Lectures, demonstrations and exercises.

Student workload

A total of 80 hours. Of the Rules of Procedure of the left teaching 28 hours. Self-study and exercises for 52 hours.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Level 1-2; Student knows the basics of the course. The student is able to define a simple automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Level 3-4; Student knows the contents of the course well. The student is able to define a simple automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic. In addition, he is able to evaluate the operation and compatibility of components in practice.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Level 5; Student knows the contents of the course well and can apply their knowledge in practice. The student is able to apply Automation components and design an automation system that includes sensors and actuators as well as programmable logic. In addition, he is able to evaluate the operation and compatibility of components in practice.

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam and exercises.

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.