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Automation Technology in Mechanical Engineering

Module name (EN): Automation Technology in Mechanical Engineering
Degree programme: Mechanical and Process Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: MAB_19_M_5.17.AUM
SAP-Submodule-No.: P241-0230, P241-0231
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 3V+1LU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 120 min. and lab evaluation (ungraded) (report)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MAB_19_M_5.17.AUM (P241-0230, P241-0231) Mechanical and Process Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 5, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
MAB_19_A_1.04.MA1 Mathematics 1
MAB_19_A_2.04.MA2 Mathematics 2

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Sauer, M.Sc.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Sauer, M.Sc.

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to handle, use and apply programmable logic controllers as well as system-theoretical methods for solving practice-oriented control and regulation tasks in the field of mechanical engineering. They will be able to select controllers and their settings in a practice-oriented manner. Students will be familiar with the problems involved in selecting and setting control loops. Introduction of modern tools for problem solving, modeling and simulating automation tasks.

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Module content:
_        Boolean algebra and switching functions
_        Implementing switching functions and their simplification
_        Sequential control systems
_        Design and functionality of control systems
_        introduction to control eingineering
_        Transfer functions
_        The static and dynamic behavior of control loops
_        Control loop elements and system behavior
_        PID controller and derivable types
_        Tuning rules, optimization, experimental analysis
_        Modified control loop structures
_        Stability considerations
_        Introduction to simulation tools for control loop design

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture with integrated exercises, lab experiments in small groups

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Recommended or required reading:
Lutz/Wendt: Taschenbuch der Regelungstechnik,
Schneider: Praktische Regelungstechnik,
Wellenreuther/Zastrow: Automatisieren mit SPS - Theorie und Praxis

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