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Textile Automation and Control

Code 9568
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload T(30H)/TP(30H)
Scientific area Ciência e Tecnologia Têxteis
Mode of delivery Face-to-Face and others.
Work placements Although not having any predicted internship within the course, the practical business point of view is ensured by guided tours in reference companies.
Learning outcomes - Comprehend the principles of automation in a specific textile process;
- Understanding analogic and digital control models;
- Selection of different types of sensors and actuators for textiles processes;
- Describing specific control applications in the textile industry.
With the approval in this course the student should be able to comprehend the general concepts of process control and the nature of the variables that influence the process; Defining and understanding analogic and digital control systems; Applying sensors and actuators to implement control systems in the textile industry.
Syllabus - Industrial automation: advantages and disadvantages;
- Role of the automation supervisor;
- Historical perspective and evolution process in industrial automation
- Classification of industrial automation;
- Types of processes in automation;
- Instrumentation symbology in automation;
- Hierarchy in an automated industrial system.

Main Bibliography - Apontamentos da disciplina cedidos pelos docente;
- Sistemas de medida e regulacion, A. R. Mata;
- Comunicaciones industriales;
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2012-05-31

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