Industrial Engineering & Management FT
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Automation Technology

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to:
• use different measuring instruments to acquire measurement data on non-electrical variables in a correct and safe way.
• use sensors, electric actuators and actuators.
• implement programming processes for the aumotation.
• modify bus systems (networks).
• work with robot systems.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

• Structure of circuits in pneumatics, electro-pneumatics and hydraulics
• Acquisition of measurements
• Measurement of non-electrical variables, such as temperature, pressure, rotational speed, sound level, frequency
• Transfer of measurements
• Programmable logic controller (PLC)
• Structure of transfer elements in control engineering
• Industrial bus systems and robot systems

recommended or required reading

• Stiller, Christoph (2006): Grundlagen der Mess- und Regelungstechnik, Shaker Verlag Herzogenrath
• Orlowski, Peter (2011): Praktische Regeltechnik: Anwendungsorientierte Einführung für Maschinenbauer und Elektrotechniker, 9. Aufl., Springer Verlag Berlin

assessment methods and criteria

Report, final paper

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods


semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

First year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable