Basics of automation
|Structure Type: ||Course|
|Credits: ||3.0 points|
|Responsible Teacher: ||Reinilä, Hannu|
|Language of Instruction: ||Finnish|
Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester
|Curriculum  ||Semester  ||Credits  ||Start of Semester  ||End of Semester|
Upon completion of the course, students will be able: explain basic understanding of automated systems, indentify common sensors in the automation of components and where such sensors can be, organize PLC and how it can be used in systems control units.
Total work load of the course: 80 h
- of which scheduled studies: 40 h
- of which autonomous studies: 40 h
Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses
No previous studies are required.
- Differences between the automation of components and the automation of processes, Controls and adjustments, Common sensors used in the automation of components, relay controls, automated systems, PLCs and how to programme them
Recommended or Required Reading
Will be announced at the beginning of the course.
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, assignments and laboratory work
Satisfactory (1...2): The student knows and understands to a basic concepts and methods of topics, and is able to apply them to usual problems.
Good (3...4): The student is familiar with the concepts and methods of topics, and is able to apply them to different types of problems. The student is able to combine the accumulated knowledge and skills with previous experiences in the subject.
Excellent (5): The student is familiar with the concepts and methods of topics, and is able to apply them to a variety of different problems. The student has demonstrated creativity and innovation, and is able to find new meanings when applying what they have learned.
Exam and approved laboratory work