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MEC2501 Process Control Systems

Short Description: Process Control Systems
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 030399 - Process and Resources Engineer
Grading basis : Graded

Requisites

Pre-requisite: ELE2103 or (MEC1501 and ELE2101 as Co-requisite or Pre-requisite)

Synopsis

This course takes a multi-disciplinary approach to provide the student with the knowledge base and application skills to design and implement process control systems. These designs would include the specification of vital hardware systems and associated sensors and actuators to allow safe and effective control of the overall system's performance. The principles of control theory that the course relies on is covered in the co-requisite course `Control and Instrumentation'. The course also further expands on the fundamental knowledge gained in the pre-requisite course `Introduction to Industrial Processes' by enabling students to undertake the specification, design and implementation of selected safety and control systems suitable for food processing, manufacturing, mining, ore processing, and petro-chemical processes.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2018 Online