Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Industrial Control Systems
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits:
Class req (2 credits)
Course supervisor:
prof. Ing. Miroslav Fikar, DrSc.
Name of lecturer(s):
R. Valo (2022/2023 – Winter)
R. Valo (2021/2022 – Winter)
R. Valo (2020/2021 – Winter)
R. Valo (2019/2020 – Winter)
P. Bakaráč (2018/2019 – Winter)
R. Valo (2017/2018 – Winter)
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The student will gain knowledge on simple methods of designing logical control systems. He/She will be able to implement them in common control systems. He/She becomes familiar with the Matlab Stateflow environment. He/She will be able to implement the logical control of programmable logic regulators using Ladder logic.
Prerequisites for registration:
Course contents:
1 Logical control and its implementation in Stateflow
Introduction to logical control and Stateflow
Sequence and state diagrams
Parallel state diagrams
2 Logical control for programmable logic controllers
Programmable logical controllers and ladder logic
Timers, counters and set-reset blocks
Working with memory
mathematical expressions
Implementation of state diagrams
Recommended or required reading:
  • JOHN, K. – TIEGELKAMP, M. IEC 61131-3: Programming industrial automation systems. Berlin : Springer Verlag, 2001. 376 s. ISBN 3-540-67752-6.
  • MANDADO, E. – MARCOS, J. – PERÉZ, S A. Programmable logic devices and logic controllers. London : Prentice Hall, 1996. 373 s. ISBN 0-13-150749-4.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
The course contains 13 laboratory practices, each taking 2 hours.
Assesment methods and criteria:
Quizzes, individual assignments, individual work, Final quiz.
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
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