Sensors – Measurements & Industrial Control (Theory)

Module Information

Module Semester:
6
Module Part:
Theory
Sub-Module Code:
244607
Hours per Week:
2
Module ECTS Credits:
4.5
Available to ERASMUS Students:
No


Module Study Targets

Upon completion of the course the student / her will be able to:

  • Explain TIE basic concepts of industrial automation
  • Describe Sensors Physical structure, design, construction
  • Develop Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems
  • Networking Electronic Control Units
  • Support interface protocols of electronic control units (CAN), (LIN), FlexRay and (MOST)
  • Explain the architecture, operation, applications and programming of PLC
  • Develop building automation systems


Module Acquired Abilities

  • Team work
  • Analysis and synthesis of data and information on the use and the required technologies
  • Promotion of inductive thinking


Module Description

The theory of the course is structured into the following sections:

  • Introduction / Overview of basic industrial automation / control concepts
  • Sensors: Physical structure, design, construction, operating principles and applications
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems -SCADA
  • Networking Electronic Control Units. Interface protocols of electronic control units with emphasis on: Controller Area Network (CAN), Local-Interconnect Network (LIN), FlexRay and Media Oriented Systems Transport (MOST)
  • Programmable logic controllers (Programmable Logic Controllers-PLC): architecture, operation, applications and programming PLC
  • Building Automation Systems. Technologies, architectures, platforms and specialized electrical / electronics networking protocols and services for the automation functions and the remote control

Module Student Evaluation

Students’ evaluation comprises of the following:

Theoretical part (60%)

Laboratory (40%)


Bibliography

  • N. I. Theodorou, N. Athanasopoulos-S. Athanasopoulos Co., "Electrical Measurements, Volume I, Classical measurements", 2000
  • A. Birbilis, "Electronic Measurements and Components Theory", TTIO, STEF, TEI ATHENS, 2000
  • P.Elgar, "Measurement and control Sensors", Prentice Hall, 1999
  • George Stephanopoulos, Chonghun Han., "Intelligent systems in process engineering: paradigms from design and operations", Academic Press, 1996
  • Robert King, "Industrial Control" Papasotiriou editions, 1996
  • S. Brian Morris, "Automated Manufacturing Systems Actuators, Controls, Sensors and Robotics", McGraw Hill, 1995