Automation systems design

Structure Type: Course
Code: KC23CK90042
Type: Elective
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 5.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Luomanmäki, Toni
Teacher Team: Luomanmäki, Toni
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
KOTU-2013KOTU   4 spring   5.0   2017-01-01   2017-07-31  
KOTU-2014KOTU   4 spring   5.0   2018-01-01   2018-07-31  
KOTU-2015KOTU   4 spring   5.0   2019-01-01   2019-07-31  
KOTU-2016KOTU   4 spring   5.0        

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will have command of the basic principles associated with designing and selecting automation systems for production machinery and equipment.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 135 h
- of which scheduled studies 54 h
- of which autonomous studies 81 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


Fundamental principles of simulation and application examples, properties of simulation tools, areas of use and limitations, phases of a simulation project and what it involves, use of simulation software.
Integration of automation system components and sub-systems into a complete system.

Recommended or Required Reading

Lecturer's material

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, assignments and independent study

Assessment Criteria

Level 1: Student knows the basics of the course.
Level 3: Student knows the contents of the course well.
Level 5: Student knows the contents of the course well and can apply their knowledge in practice

Assessment Methods

Two Personal assignments