Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Process Control
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits:
Exm (2 credits)
Course supervisor:
doc. Ing. Monika Bakošová, CSc.
Name of lecturer(s):
K. Fedorová, J. Oravec (2023/2024 – Winter)
K. Fedorová, J. Oravec (2022/2023 – Winter)
J. Oravec (2021/2022 – Winter)
J. Oravec (2020/2021 – Winter)
J. Oravec (2019/2020 – Winter)
M. Bakošová (2018/2019 – Winter)
M. Bakošová, M. Klaučo (2017/2018 – Winter)
M. Bakošová (2016/2017 – Winter)
M. Bakošová (2015/2016 – Winter)
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students know fundamentals of modelling and control of processes in chemical and food technology. They are able to develop simple static and dynamic models of tanks, heat exchangers and chemical reactors. They are able to derive input-output process models in the form of transfer functions and to follow the process dynamic using models in the form of transfer functions. The students are able to identify the transfer functions of the controlled processes using an experimental-statistic method. They know principles of on-off and PID controllers. They are able to choose the structure of PID controllers and to tune the controller parameters. They know basic principles of measurement of process variables. They have learned basic control principles of processes in chemical and food technology. They understand the technological schemes with measurement and control loops.
Prerequisites for registration:
Course contents:
Laplace transform
Transfer function and transfer functions of complex systems
Step response
Impulse response
Poles and zeros
Modelling of tanks
Modelling of heat exchangers
Modelling of a chemical reactor
On-off controller
PID controller
Feed-back control loop
Reference tracking and disturbance rejection
Control performance
Analytical methods for controller synthesis
Experimental methods for controller synthesis
Measurement of process variables
Technological schemes with measurement and control loops
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
The course Process Control contains 13 lectures, each taking 2 hours.
Assesment methods and criteria:
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
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