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SEE710 - Instrumentation and Process Control

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
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Unit chair:

Sui Yang Khoo





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Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class/seminars per week, 3 x 3 hour practicals per trimester.


Topics covered will include sensors and transducers, their application to force, pressure, displacement, and temperature measurements. Process and instrumentation diagrams, process characteristics, examples of control loops, feedback and feed-forward control, dynamic behaviour of low-order, higher-order systems and time-delay systems, modelling of industrial processes including least square methods and Kalman filter for estimations, implementation of control algorithms, discrete time control, discrete finite-time control (dead-beat control), fundamental concept of robust control theory, and robust sliding mode control for high-order uncertain nonlinear industrial systems.


Problem solving exercises (2 x 25% each) 50%, group research project 50%

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