Course: Application of Cybernetics to Mech. Eng.

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Course title Application of Cybernetics to Mech. Eng.
Course code KKY/AKS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Černý Václav, Doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Janeček Eduard, Doc. Ing. CSc.
  • Jakl Jan, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Cybernetic systems and information theory - basic notions, principles. Multilevel structure (stacked model) of process and machine control system. Technical and software tools of instrumentation layer (sensing device, actuating device), layer of adjusting and logic type control, layer of procedural and dispatching control and theirs connections to superior production system and manager control. Linear dynamic system external descriptions: differential equation, transmission, time and frequency responses, frequency characteristics, systems schematic diagram. Linear dynamic system internal description and basics of theirs modeling. Basic task of self-regulation, types of controllers. Stability of linear dynamic systems, osciation generation conditions. Feedback system design principle. Methods of feedback system control design. Technical and program tools for feedback system realization. Nonlinearities in feetback systems. Combinational and sequentional automatics, tools for theirs design and realization. Norms for design and realization of adjusting and logic type control. Sensors, programmable logic controllers,industrial PC and actuating devices in industrial systems, industrial communication in machines, open protocol, Profibus.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Laboratory work, Students' self-study, Self-study of literature
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 26 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 12 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Students should have the basic university level knowledge of mathematics, physics and computers skills.
learning outcomes
After course finishing students will be able to comprehend the fundamental problems of cybernetic application, especially: - to identify the basic tasks of control and interchange of information in various systems; - to apply the principles of control to basic types of controlled systems; - to solve the practical tasks of fundamental types of controllers design and theirs setting; - to use the programmable logic controllers
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Laboratory work
Students' self-study
Self-study of literature
assessment methods
Combined exam
Quality of a written report
Recommended literature
  • Janeček. učební texty. &.
  • Švígler, Vladimír. Základy technické kybernetiky : cvičení. 1. vyd. Plzeň : Vysoká škola strojní a elektrotechnická, 1990. ISBN 80-7082-023-3.
  • Tůma, František. Automatické řízení 1 : lineární spojité dynamické systémy. Plzeň : Západočeská univerzita, 2003. ISBN 80-7082-953-2.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Materials Engineering and Engineering Metallurgy (1) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Medical Technique Design (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Transport Vehicles and Handling Machinery (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Design of Manufacturing Machines and Equipment (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Design of Manufacturing Machines and Equipment (2005) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Industrial Engineering and Management (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Industrial Engineering and Management (2004) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Design of Power Machines and Equipment (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing Processes - Technology of Metal Cutting (2004) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Transport Vehicles and Handling Machinery (2005) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing Processes - Technology of Metal Cutting (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Materials Engineering and Engineering Metallurgy (2004) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Nuclear Power Equipment Design (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter