Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Automatic Control Theory III
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits:
Exm (5 credits)
Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Miroslav Fikar, DrSc.
Name of lecturer(s):
M. Fikar, L. Galčíková, M. Horváthová, J. Oravec (2020/2021 – Winter)
M. Fikar, P. Valiauga (2019/2020 – Winter)
M. Fikar, J. Oravec (2018/2019 – Winter)
M. Fikar, J. Oravec (2017/2018 – Winter)
M. Fikar, J. Oravec (2016/2017 – Winter)
M. Fikar, J. Oravec (2015/2016 – Winter)
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students know advanced theory of automatic control and process control, are able to work with multi-variable systems. Students can design control of heat exchangers, distillation columns, chemical reactors and other processes of chemical technology.
Prerequisites for registration:
Course contents:
Adaptive control
Multivariable control (RGA analysis, decoupling control, MPC)
Process control (heat exchangers, distillation columns, chemical reactors, combustion, waste-water treatment plants)
Recommended or required reading:
  • MIKLEŠ, J. – FIKAR, M. Process Modelling, Identification, and Control. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg New York, 2007. 480 s. ISBN 978-3-540-71969-4.
  • SKOGESTAD, S. – POSTLETHWAITE, I. Multivariable Feedback Control: Analysis and Design. Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2005. 574 s. ISBN 0-470-01168-8.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
The course contains 13 lectures, each taking 2 hours and 13 laboratory practices, each taking 3 hours.
Assesment methods and criteria:
written/oral examination
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
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