Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZTM332MEASUREMENT CONTROL AND OTOMATION SYSTEMSCompulsory363
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course, to inform about measurement methods and devices. To give knowledge about automatic control circuits, devices, procedures used during the control variables and components, control types, measurement and final control elements properties and units, the static and dynamic operating characteristics, agricultural techniques in the greenhouse, food technology, animal production and storage.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr.Öğr.Üyesi Hüseyin YÜRDEM
Learning Outcomes
1Understanding the definations used in measuring and importances of measuring
2Understanding the measuring method of mechanical size.
3To recognize of different type of measurement tools and to Select appropriate measurement tools
4To understand the types of mechanical and electrical automatic control systems.
5To understand, mechanical and electrical automatic control systems’s applications.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
•The evaluation of the size by the unit in measuring technique •The errors and causes in the measurement systems, evaluation of measuring results, measuring systems and the foundation of a dynamic measurement system •Functions of measurement systems and their usage (strain gauges, recorders and other data collection and evaluation system) •Sensors, sensing range and sensitivity. •The basic converter applications. •Different sensors and applications •(Temperature, pressure, size, flow, light, radiation, motion and vibration, torque, power, etc.). •The concept of automatic control, control systems and types. •Basic concepts, definitions and application fields and structure of control systems. •The operation type of industrial control systems and behaviors of the systems. •Examples of automatic control applications in agriculture (greenhouses, food technology, animal production, storage, irrigation)
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course description, explanation of topics, activities, evaluation methods and the functioning.
2The evaluation of the size by the unit in measuring technique Systematic detection of error rate and establishment of measurement, the SI unit system and applications,
3The errors and causes in the measurement systems, evaluation of measuring results, measuring systems and the foundation of a dynamic measurement system
4Graphical curve adjustment, the basic electrical measurements and sensitive elements
5Functions of measurement systems and their usage (strain gauges, recorders and other data collection and evaluation system)
6Sensors, sensing range and sensitivity.
7The basic converter applications.
8Midterm exam
9Different sensors and applications (Temperature, pressure, size, flow, light, radiation, motion and vibration, torque, power, etc.).
10The concept of automatic control, control systems and types.
11Basic concepts, definitions and application fields and structure of control systems.
12The operation type of industrial control systems and behaviors of the systems.
13Examples of automatic control applications in agriculture (greenhouses, food technology)
14Examples of automatic control applications in agriculture (animal production, storage)
15Examples of automatic control applications in agriculture (irrigation)
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Yüksel, İ. (1997). Otomatik Kontrol Sistem Dinamiği ve Denetim Sistemleri. Uludağ Üniversitesi, Bursa Brugman, J.M. and Raay R.I. (1981) Introduction to Instrumentation and Control. Centrale School Voor Tuinbouwtechnieken Technologies Ede. Genceli, O.F. (1995). Ölçme Tekniği. Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul. Gürdal, O. (2000). Algılayıcılar ve Dönüştürücüler. Nobel yayın Dağıtım, Ankara Holman, J.P.(1989). Experimental Methods for Engineers. McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York. Doebelin, O.E. 1990. Measurement Systems, Application & Design, McGraw – Hill Publishing Company, New York, 960 s. Otomatik Kontrol Sistemleri, Benjamin C. Kuo (Çeviri, Prof. Dr. Atilla Bir), 2006
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Tutorial12224
Report Preparation2510
Individual Study for Homework Problems2510
Individual Study for Mid term Examination177
Individual Study for Final Examination177
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
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