Industrial Automation and Control
This course provides an overall exposure to the technology of Industrial Automation and Control as widely seen in factories of all types both for discrete and continuous manufacturing. The course, in 52 lectures, discusses a wide range of related topics from the advantage and architecture of automation systems, measurement systems including sensors and signal conditioning, discrete and continuous variable control systems, hydraulic, pneumatic and electric actuators, industrial communication and embedded computing and CNC Machines. A student of IIT Kharagpur once commented - “ because of the course I can identify and relate to much of the equipment that I see in a factory”.
INTENDED AUDIENCE : Any interested studentPREREQUISITES : Electrical Networks, Control Systems
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : All Process Control (Oil and Gas, Chemical), Manufacturing (Machine tools, Textile) etc.