Course ET1029

Automation and Control Engineering

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 13, 2022

After completion of the course, the student shall be able to:

  • Outline the basic principles in control engineering.
  • Describe the structure and use of automation systems applied to electrical systems.
  • Describe the different concepts and components of a control system as well as how to describe the different rules of a control system using block diagrams and process maps.
  • Understand the different process types and be able to characterize processes in terms of their dynamic and static properties.
  • Explain the principles and characteristics of PID controller components.
  • Describe the different methods for adjusting the regulators.
  • Consider practical problems which may arise in the regulation of energy systems.
Starts and ends:
wk13, 2022 - wk22, 2022
Study Rate:
Flexible (Borlänge)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications:
  • Electricity Part 2, 5 credits or equivalent knowledge
  • Programming and Numerical Methods 7,5 credits or equivalent knowledge
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
0 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Connect a camera and headphones to the computer and install a programme using instructions.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than three years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 1 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
16,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
16,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
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