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Basics of automation (3 cr)

Code: KL00CC71-3002

General information


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.