Course unit code:
N422U0_4B
Course unit title:
Introduction to Process Control
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture – 1 hour weekly (on-site method)
laboratory practice – 1 hour weekly (on-site method)
Credits allocated:
2
Recommended semester:
Biotechnológia – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 4. semester
Potraviny, výživa, kozmetika – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 4. semester
Level of study:
1.
Prerequisites for registration:
none
Assesment methods:
The students write 2 written tests during the semester. They write also tests at the beginning of laboratory verifying the readiness to practice. They write reports of the individual assignments. The final rating is calculated as follows: 10% tests from the laboratory, 30% reports, 30% each written test. The final rating will be determined in accordance with rules established by the study rules STU.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students know fundamentals of modelling and control of processes in chemical and food technology. They are able to develop simple models of tanks, heat exchangers and chemical reactors using experimental-statistic methods. They know principles of on-off and PID controllers. They are able to choose the structure of PID controllers and to tune the controller parameters. They have learned basic control principles of processes in chemical and food technology. They understand the technological schemes with measurement and control loops.
Course contents:
Modelling of tanks
Modelling of heat exchangers
Modelling of a chemical reactor
On-off controller
PID controller
Feed-back control loop
Stability
Reference tracking and disturbance rejection
Control performance
Analytical methods for controller synthesis
Experimental methods for controller synthesis
Technological schemes with measurement and control loops
Recommended or required reading:
Basic:
  • BAKOŠOVÁ, M. –FIKAR, M. Riadenie procesov. STU v Bratislave, 2008. 1 s. ISBN 978-80-227-2841-6.
  • MIKLEŠ, J. – FIKAR, M. Modelovanie, identifikácia a riadenie procesov 1: Modely a dynamické charakteristiky spojitých procesov. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 1999. 192 p. ISBN 80-227-1289-2.
  • MIKLEŠ, J. – FIKAR, M. Process Modelling, Identification, and Control. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg New York, 2007. 480 p. ISBN 978-3-540-71969-4.
  • RAY, W H. – OGUNNAIKE, B A. Process dynamics, modelimg, and control. New York : Oxford University Press, 1994. 1260 p. ISBN 0-19-509119-1.
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Name of lecturer(s):
J. Holaza, M. Klaučo, R. Paulen (2017/2018 – Winter)
Course supervisor:
doc. Ing. Monika Bakošová, CSc.
Last modification:
30. 1. 2018

Department:
Department of Information Engineering and Process Control

AIS: 2017/2018  

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