Automation Systems

Structure Type: Course
Code: IKTS2213
Type: Elective
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 5.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Rantasalo, Marko
Teacher Team: Billing, Mika
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
KT-2015   3 spring   5.0        
KT-2016   4 autumn   5.0        
KT-2016V   4 autumn   5.0        
KT-2017   4 autumn   5.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student knows the structure of large-scale automation systems and their implementations from the point of view of energy industry as well as other industry and facilities using efficient, large-scale automation systems.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 135 h
- of which scheduled studies: 60 h
- of which autonomous studies: 75 h
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

IKA0608 Machine Automation 2


The knowledge of logics is deepened in the course, e.g. through efficient logic systems and processing of analogue signals. Smart sensors used in logic controls and control and automation entities are also looked into, e.g. via form of servo- and proportional systems.

Recommended or Required Reading

Material provided by the teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, asignment, laboratory exercises.

Assessment Criteria

5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.

Assessment Methods

Exam and assessed exercises.