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PLC ja soluohjaimet

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IKTS5304
Type: Compulsory
Curriculum: KT 2018
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 3 (2020-2021)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Rantasalo, Marko
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2020-2021

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3001KT2018-3, KT2018-3A2021-01-01 – 2021-05-02Marko RantasaloFinnish2020-08-17 – 2021-01-10
3002KT2018V-3, KT2018V-3A2021-01-04 – 2021-05-23Marko RantasaloFinnish2020-08-17 – 2021-01-10

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2021-2022.

Learning Outcomes

The student is able to utilize previously learned PLC programming in the most demanding automation applications, knows the terminology and parameterization related to the definition and use of bus systems and intelligent sensors, and knows the significance and potential of the cell controller in, for example, a robotized automation cell.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the student 135 h, of which
- scheduled studies 60 h
- autonomous studies 75 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Machine Automation 2 course completed.


Enhanced PLC use, bus technology, intelligent sensors, ethernet bus at topology and protocols, and its use in automation systems, cell controllers.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Study Material Shared by the Teacher.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, laboratory exercises and implementation of a possible project.

Assessment Criteria

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

Assessment Methods

Results of a possible project and final report. Written exam.