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Industrial Control Technology

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Industrial Control Technology
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Electrical Engineering - Renewable Energy and System Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: DFBEES-603
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V+1U+1P (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

DFBEES-603 (P610-0014) Electrical Engineering - Renewable Energy and System Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 6, mandatory course, technical
E2404 (P211-0013) Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018 , semester 4, mandatory course, technical
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 15 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Faupel
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Benedikt Faupel

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will able to describe the structure and functionality of industrial control systems and explain typical devices and assemblies of industrial control technology. They will be able to apply known logical instructions and common data types for the description of control processes to predefined function and process descriptions. Students will be able to design their own solutions in standardized programming languages according to DIN-EN 61131-3 of control technology and will have the opportunity to implement and test these solutions on laboratory development systems.

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Module content:
1. Introduction and motivation / History / Market situation 2. Principals of control technology: Terms / Structure of PLC systems / Areas of application for PLC systems / System architecture of automation solutions 3. Standards and guidelines according to DIN-EN 61131 4. Overview of automation devices and hardware product families: Controllers / Signal modules / Function modules / Communication modules / Decentralized hardware / Hardware project planning / Classic and TIA portal engineering tools 5. Structure and mode of operation of PLC programs: Programming languages (FBD, LD, IL) / STEP7 and CoDeSys operation pool / Binary signal processing / Analog signal processing / Storage, archiving program documentation / Test and online functions / Program simulation / Error diagnosis and handling 6. Programming strategies: Module overview (OB, FB, FC, DB, UDT) / Global and local variable declarations / Symbol table / Sequence programming with S7 graph / Diagnostics with error OBs 7. Communication systems: Basics of field bus systems (Profibus-DP, Profibus-FMS, Profibus-PA) / Decentralized system architecture / Automation pyramid / Devices and components 8. Operating and monitoring: Tasks / Visualization tools (WinCC, WinCC-flexible)

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Teaching methods/Media:
Presentation, blackboard, lecture notes

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Recommended or required reading:
Berger, Hans: Automatisieren mit SIMATIC S7-1500, Publicis MCD, 2017, 2. Aufl., ISBN 978-3-8957-8451-4 Seitz, Matthias: Speicherprogrammierbare Steuerungen für die Fabrik- und Prozessautomation, Hanser, (latest edition) Wellenreuther, Günter; Zastrow, Dieter: Automatisieren mit SPS - Theorie und Praxis, Vieweg, Wiesbaden, (latest edition) Wellenreuther, Günter; Zastrow, Dieter: Automatisieren mit SPS - Übersichten und Übungsaufgaben, Vieweg, Wiesbaden, (latest edition)

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