Control engineering

Structure Type: Course
Code: KL25AB25200
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 5.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Ristimäki, Niko
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
AUTE-2013SAUT   3 autumn   5.0   2015-08-01   2015-12-31  
AUTE-2014SAUT   3 autumn   5.0   2016-08-01   2016-12-31  
AUTE-2015SAUT   3 autumn   5.0   2017-08-01   2017-12-31  

Learning Outcomes

Students will master the basics of control technology and be able to apply the control theory to practical control systems. Students will learn to design control systems for different purposes. They will also be able to tune control systems.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 133 h
- of which scheduled studies: 64 h
- of which autonomous studies: 69 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


Basics of control technology, - Transfer function, - Controller blocks in time domains, - Control loop tuning, - Structure and the types of controllers, - Designing a control systems

Recommended or Required Reading

- Savolainen & Vaittinen: Säätötekniikan perusteita

- Handouts

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and in-class and laboratory exercises

Assessment Criteria

Excellent (5) The student can utilize learned skills in demanding projects.
Good (3-4) The student masters well principles of control system design and tuning.
Satisfactory (1-2) The student knows the basics.

Assessment Methods

Exercises and an exam (100%)

Work Placement