Control & Instrument System Modelling and Design

Description

Upon successful completion of this module the learner should be able to design, model and optimise overall instrumentation and control systems, and simulate their performance using appropriate mathematical models and computer software.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand and explain complex concepts and principles pertaining to control and instrument systems.

  2. Source, research and comprehend technical information and data pertaining to instrumentation and control systems.

  3. Select appropriate techniques to model instrument and control systems.

  4. Design/model/optimise instrumentation and/or control systems or system elements and simulate their performance using appropriate mathematical models and computer software.

  5. Select suitable sensors, transducers, signal conditioning, actuators and controllers.

  6. Assess the performance of industrial instrumentation and control systems and perform virtual optimisation routines.

  7. Analyse operational needs for scientific and analytical laboratory instrumentation and produce detailed specifications for such instrumentation.

Credits
10
% Coursework 60%
% Final Exam 40%