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Control Systems

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IEYS0204
Type: Compulsory
Curriculum: ET 2018
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 3 (2020-2021)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Hautala, Jukka
Language of Instruction: English

Courses During the Academic Year 2020-2021

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3001ET2018-3, ET2018-3A, ET2018-3B, KT2017-4C2020-08-01 – 2020-12-31Jukka HautalaEnglish2020-08-17 – 2020-09-11

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Learning Outcomes

The student is familiar with the different levels of control. The student knows the scopes of deliveries and importance of control systems. The student knows the typical control system equipment and technologies of power plants. The student knows basic control principles and general methods of systems’ design and assembly. The student is able to take into account the project tasks of control system engineering, manufacturing and construction & commissioning.

Student's Workload

Total work load 135 h, of which scheduled 70 h.
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Sähkötekniikan perusteet
Electrical systems. Differentiaalilaskenta. Integraalilaskenta. Matemaattisten ohjelmistojen perusteet, Tekninen dokumentaatio


Fundamental concepts in feedback control systems. Basic of controlling process systems (purpose, function and structure). Modelling of mechanical and electro-mechanical systems, block diagrams. Control system design of power plants. Phases of control system engineering, manufacturing, installation and commissioning. Equipment and production technologies for power plants. Instrumentation. General plans for equipment deliveries, installation, commissioning.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Materials provided by the lecturer

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, case studies and course work.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5: The student is able to apply creatively the contents of the course.
Grade 3: The student is well-abled to utilize the course contents.
Grade 1: The student knows those subjects of the course, which are necessary for the forthcoming studies and working life.

Assessment Methods

Written exam 50 %, course work 50%.