Modul: process control 1

Modul no. :n/a
ECTS credits:5
Expenditure of time:54h contact time + 96h self study
Modul type:compulsory module
Duration:1 semester
Supervisor:Prof. Dr.-Ing. A. Burger
Requirements:Basics in boolean algebra and informatics.
Objectives:Ability to design combinatorial and sequential controls with the corresponding realtime requirements and their implementation and realization on a programmable logic controller (PLC).
Contents:Terms, definitions and tasks in the field of automation; design of combinatorial and sequential controls; structure and functions of PLCs; design of programs for PLCs; programming languages for PLCs according to standard IEC 1131-3, especially S7-AWL" (instruction list); techniques for using subroutines and different kinds of adressing; all kinds of scheduling realtime programs and process interfaces of PLCs.
Applicability:Compulsory module for this course of studies and an elective module for other study paths.
Teaching methods:lecture / exercise
Further information:Berger: Automatisieren mit STEP 7 (Siemens AG)
Wellenreuther, Zastrow: Steuerungstechnik mit SPS (Vieweg & Sohn)
Schumacher: Vorlesungsmanuscript "Prozesssteuerung 1" (
Siemens Handbücher SIMATIC (Siemens AG)
Individual courses:process control 1 in semester 6
process control 1 lab in semester 6