CONTROL SYSTEMS

ELE3CTS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

A control system does three things: receives data measuring process variables; compares these with desired set points; and executes command functions which control a process. Students will use software tools to simulate and design control systems and improve these systems against quality indicators. These skills can be applied within disciplines including manufacturing and automation.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMitchell Sesso

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesELE1IEL AND MAT1NLA AND MAT1CDE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsELE3SPC

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Modern control systems

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDorf, RC and Bishop, RH

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPRENTICE HALL

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Design feedback control systems for a continuous process which incrementally improves specific quality indicators.
02. Design control systems using Programmable Logic Controllers to address real-world control problems.
03. Use specific software tools to model and simulate processes using various control system technologies.
04. Use the appropriate quality assurance methodology to identify and eliminate causes of variations for industrial processes.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMitchell Sesso

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 11 - 22
One 3.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Four written assignments: 2-3 Pages each (1,000-words equivalent total)N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Laboratory design tasks (1,000-words equivalent) Students demonstrate completed tasks to demonstrators across ten 2-hour laboratories.N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2-hour written examination (2,000-words equivalent) Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.N/AN/AN/AYes50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMitchell Sesso

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 11 - 22
One 3.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
3 hours problem solving in laboratory

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 h lecture per week from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Four written assignments: 2-3 Pages each (1,000-words equivalent total)N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Laboratory design tasks (1,000-words equivalent) Students demonstrate completed tasks to demonstrators across ten 2-hour laboratories.N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2-hour written examination (2,000-words equivalent) Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.N/AN/AN/AYes50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4