IMCT601 – Process Automation
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To enable the student to understand key components of an automation system in order to develop a functional automation application.
- Directed hours
- Self directed hours
- Total learning hours
- Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate knowledge of, select, and use transducers in practical industrial applications
Prepare and interpret diagrams using ISO standard symbols and operate pneumatic and hydraulic components using simulation software
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of actuators and associated control equipment
Demonstrate knowledge of rotating machinery and motion converters
Build, programme, test, and document an automation application to given specifications
- -transducers used in industrial applications;
-Pneumatic and hydraulics and their applications in automation; system simulation;
-actuators and associated control equipment;
-rotating machinery and motion converters;
-project documentation commissioning and testing
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- Learning will be by way of structured distance learning, either by hardcopy written material and assessment/s or by on-line learning and assessment for the theory part of the module. Students will attend a concentrated practical course to develop a solution to a specified automation project.
- Assessment Criteria
- Written assessment30
Achievement of a pass grade in both the written assessment and the automation project.