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Process Control Technology

Module name (EN): Process Control Technology
Degree programme: Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005
Module code: E903
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 4
Semester: 9
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Oral examination, project work

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
E903 Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005, semester 9, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietmar Brück
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietmar Brück
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Faupel

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Learning outcomes:
In this module students will acquire the knowledge and training needed when planning and implementing complex process control projects. Students will become acquainted with new programming tools and concepts and will know how to select and deploy the right tool for a specific automation task. As students are required to undertake projects during this module, they will become acquainted with the specific advantages and disadvantages of the different approaches available and will be able to utilize this knowledge when tackling similar assignments in future.

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Module content:
1.Bus systems for networking automation engineering components
2.Modern project planning tools (Profi-Net, component-based automation, internet,
3.Data interchange and communications protocols / System architecture
4.Visualization systems for HMI optimization
5.Application of advanced programming methods according to the IEC 61131 standard
  (SCL, S7-HiGraph, CFC)
6.Lab applications

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture notes, overhead transparencies, video projector, PC, CD

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Recommended or required reading:
At the beginning of the course, students will be issued with a CD containing all the teaching material used in this module. The CD also contains a complete and regularly updated list of recommended reading materials.

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