Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
laboratory practice – 2 hours weekly (on-site method)
Chemical Engineering – master (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
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.
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
Implementation of state diagrams
Recommended or required reading:
JOHN, K. – TIEGELKAMP, M. IEC 61131-3: Programming industrial automation systems. Berlin : Springer Verlag, 2001. 376 p. ISBN 3-540-67752-6.
MANDADO, E. – MARCOS, J. – PERÉZ, S A. Programmable logic devices and logic controllers. London : Prentice Hall, 1996. 373 p. ISBN 0-13-150749-4.
Institute of Information Engineering, Automation and Mathematics was established in 1.1.2006 from two departments: Department of Information Engineering and Process Control and Department of Mathematics.