Course code 02 69 6280 00
Number of ECTS points 3
Course title in the language of instruction
Measurement-Control and PLC Systems
Course title in Polish Measurement-control and PLC Systems
Course title in English
Measurement-Control and PLC Systems
Language of instruction English
Form of classes
Lecture Tutorials Laboratory Project Seminar Other Total of teaching hours during semester
Contact hours 15 30 0 45
E-learning No No No No No No
Assessment criteria (weightage) 0.50 0.50 0.00
Unit running the course Instytut Elektroniki
Course coordinator prof. dr hab. inż. Bogusław Więcek
Course instructors dr inż. Mariusz Felczak, dr inż. Marcin Kałuża, dr inż. Robert Olbrycht, dr inż. Robert Strąkowski, dr inż. Krzysztof Tomalczyk
Electronic Circuits, Digital Circuits, Electronics Metrology
Course learning outcomes
  1. Present in detail the theoretical basis of electrical measurement of non-electric quantities to an extent that allows understanding of the operation of industrial measuring systems.
  2. Describe in detail the method of acquiring analog and digital measurement signals and their processing by the microprocessor system of a typical PLC controller.
  3. Precisely describe how the PLC generates industrial process control signals and the impact of these signals on actuators of the industrial system.
  4. Discuss a number of applications of digital and analog electronics in industrial systems, giving examples of specific solutions and their technical and functional parameters.
Programme learning outcomes
  1. In-depth knowledge and comprehension of complex concepts and phenomena in the field of electronics and telecommunications, methods and theories explaining the dependences between them, as well as main development trends in electronics and telecommunications; knowledge of the fundamentals of life cycle of electronic and telecommunication devices and systems.
  2. Ability to apply the knowledge to identify, formulate and solve non-typical problems related to electronics and telecommunications, to plan and to conduct adequate experiments, including measurements and numerical simulations also with the aid of self-developed methods and tools, to analyse and to interpret obtained results so as to draw conclusions.
  3. Ability to apply the engineering knowledge to design according to specific needs, and to critically analyse and to judge operation of electronic and telecommunication devices and systems, with consideration of non-technical factors; ability to formulate and to test hypotheses related to simple research problems in electronics and telecommunications.
  4. Ability to work effectively on a team taking different roles with particular emphasis on the role of the leader. Ability to manage the team's work by setting goals, planning and critical evaluation of the task in progress.
Programme content Design and operation of microcontrollers, processor assembler, memory map, addressing modes, interrupts, support for external ports and integrated peripherals, serial transmission, specialized peripherals - arithmetic coprocessor, counting units, PWM, serial communication controllers. Review of control methods in relation to their areas of application. Implementation of control systems using digital systems, with particular emphasis on reprogrammable systems and microprocessor systems (microcontrollers). Basic information about measuring systems. Measurement components and circuits. Sensors, transducers of non-electric quantities. Actuators in industrial electronics - basic types, application, control. Acquaintance with industrial PLC controllers, their construction, principle of operation, expansion possibilities. Industrial computers. General characteristics of programming languages ??used in industrial electronics. Ladder language and instruction list language. Data transmission in industrial applications (Profibus, ControlNet, CAN, MODBUS). Network operation of industrial controllers and computers.
Assessment methods
1.	Written or oral test, observation of student activity during classes.
2.	Written or oral test, laboratory exercises report.
3.	Written or oral test, laboratory exercises report.
4.	Written or oral test, observation of student activity during classes.

Grading policies The condition of passing the course is a positive test result of the lecture and positive evaluation of reports from all laboratory exercises.
Course content LECTURE 1. 51/ARM family as an example of microcontroller construction and operation. Assembler of 51/ARM processor, memory map, addressing modes, interrupts, external ports and integrated peripherals, serial transmission, modern variants of 51/ARM controller and new specialized peripherals - arithmetic coprocessor, timers, counters, PWM, serial digital transmission controllers 2. Control methods and their applications. Construction of control devices with digital components, with emphasis on reprogrammable devices and microprocessors (microcontrollers) 3. Measurment systems - fundamental topics. Measurement devices and elements. Sensors, converters of nonelectric quantities. 4. Actuators in industrial electronics - types, applications, control 5. Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), construction, operating principles, expansions. Industry computers. Characteristic of programming languages in industry electronics. Ladder Diagram (LD) and Instruction List (IL) languages basics 6. Data transmission in industry applications (Profibus, ControlNet, CAN, MODBUS). PLC and industrial computers in networks LABORATORY Course consists of three parts: 1. Laboratory exercises based on microprocessor system requiring students to write assembly language programs in order to master following topics: a. addressing modes and basic operations with registers b. microproccesor ports c. interrupts system d. keyboard e. RTC - real time clock f. communication making use of serial ports g. analog to digital and digital to analog conversions h. handling LCD display i. for advanced students - digital filter, multimodule projects, arithmetic coprocessor 2. Laboratory exercise with PLCs including: a. ladder diagram (LD) program with combinational function b. ladder diagram (LD) sequencing control program with counters and timers c. ladder diagram (LD) control program with mock-up s of industrial processes and electronic power devices 3. Project of microprocessor-based control system for electronic power devices
Basic reference materials
  1. Starecki T.: Mikrokontrolery jednoukładowe rodziny 51. Nozomi, Warszawa 1996
Other reference materials
  1. Pełka R.: Mikrokontrolery, architektura, programowanie, zastosowania. WKŁ, Warszawa 1999
  2. Legierski T., Wyrwał J.: Programowanie sterowników PLC. WPK J. Skalmierskiego, Gliwice 1998
Average student workload outside classroom
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Archival course yes/no no