Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Industrial Control Systems
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
laboratory practice – 2 hours weekly (on-site method)
Credits allocated:
Recommended semester:
Chemical Engineering – master (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
In the course of the semester will be - small exams / quizzes - 40% of the total score, - assignments - 60% of the total score, To obtain an A it must be obtained at least 92%, to obtain a B at least 83%, a C rating at least 74% for the evaluation of at least 65% D, and E for the evaluation of at least 56%.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The student will gain knowledge on simple methods of designing logical control systems. He/She will be able to implement them in common control systems. He/She becomes familiar with the Matlab Stateflow environment. He/She will be able to implement the logical control of programmable logic regulators using Ladder logic.
Course contents:
1 Logical control and its implementation in Stateflow
Introduction to logical control and Stateflow
Sequence and state diagrams
Parallel state diagrams
2 Logical control for programmable logic controllers
Programmable logical controllers and ladder logic
Timers, counters and set-reset blocks
Working with memory
mathematical expressions
Implementation of state diagrams
Recommended or required reading:
  • JOHN, K. – TIEGELKAMP, M. IEC 61131-3: Programming industrial automation systems. Berlin : Springer Verlag, 2001. 376 s. ISBN 3-540-67752-6.
  • MANDADO, E. – MARCOS, J. – PERÉZ, S A. Programmable logic devices and logic controllers. London : Prentice Hall, 1996. 373 s. ISBN 0-13-150749-4.
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Assessed students in total:

A 100 %

B 0 %

C 0 %

D 0 %

E 0 %

FX 0 %

Name of lecturer(s):
M. Kalúz (2023/2024 – Winter)
R. Valo (2022/2023 – Winter)
R. Valo (2021/2022 – Winter)
R. Valo (2020/2021 – Winter)
R. Valo (2019/2020 – Winter)
P. Bakaráč (2018/2019 – Winter)
R. Valo (2017/2018 – Winter)
Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Miroslav Fikar, DrSc.
Last modification:
19. 9. 2019

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