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SEE710 - Instrumentation and Process Control

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Sui Yang Khoo





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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


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.


Two assignments (25% each), research project 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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