Industrial Control Systems IA5312

Learning outcome

After successfully completing the course, the candidate will have achieved the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence.


The candidate can:

  • Describe the function and operation of the main components of a microprocessor-based control system
  • Provide a description of the relevant directives and standards


The candidate can:

Prepare the necessary basis, program and put into operation a control system

General competence

The candidate can/is:

  • Collaborate with other students to carry out a project
  • Describe work that has been completed through a report and oral presentation.
  • Aware of the importance of safety in solution-oriented work

Course Description

The course focuses on control systems based on PLCs and microcontrollers. There will be a project where the students will construct a SCADA system consisting of a PLC, a microcontroller, a graphical user interface (GUI), Industrial Ethernet and fieldbus communication modules.

Teaching and Learning Methods

The learning outcomes will be ensured through a combination of lectures, seminars, business visits and project work.

Assessment Methods

  • Individual written part-examination: 30 %
  • Project report: 40%
  • Work processes, oral presentation and examination: 30%

Individual letter grade (A – F). All parts must be passed in order to receive a passing grade for the course.

Minor adjustments may occur during the academic year, subject to the decision of the Dean

Publisert av / forfatter Unni Stamland Kaasin <>, last modified Amir Ebrahimi - 08/09/2015