CSVTU BE VIII Semester EEE Industrial Automation Syllabus

CSVTU BE VIII Semester EEE Industrial Automation Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai (C.G.)

Semester : VIII Branch: Electrical & Electronics Engg

Subject: Industrial Automation

Total Theory Periods: 40 Total Tutorial Periods: 12

Total Marks in End Semester Examination: 80

Minimum number of Class tests to be conducted: Two

Unit – I

Introduction to process control:

Process Control Nlock Diagram, Control System Evaluation, Digital Control: Supervisory Control, Direct Digital Control, Networked Control Systems, Distributed Digital Control.

Smart Sensor. Definitions of the terms used to describe process control. Data Acquisition Systems: DAS

Hardware, DAS Software. Data Logger.

Unit – II

Controller Principles:

Process Characteristics: Process Equation, Process Load, Process Lag, Self-

Regulation. Control System parameters: Error, Variable Range, Control parameter Range, Control Lag,

Dead Time, Cycling, Controller Modes. Discontinuous Controller Mode: Two Position Mode, Multiposition

Mode, Floating Control Mode. Continuous Control Mode: Proportional Control Mode, Integral Control

Mode, Derivative Control Mode. Composite Control Modes: PI Control, PD Control, PID Control

Unit – III

Analog Controllers:

Introduction, Electronic Controllers: Error Detector, Single Controller Modes,

Composite Controller Modes. Pneumatic Controllers: General features, Mode Implementation.

Unit – IV

Programmable Logic Controller:

Evaluation of PLC, PLC Architecture, Basic Structure. PLC

Programming: Ladder Diagram – Ladder diagram symbols, Ladder diagram circuits. PLC Communications

and Networking, PLC Selection: I/O quanttyt and Type, I/O Remoting requirements, Memory size and type,

Programmer Units. PLC Installation, Advantages of using PLCs.

Unit – V

Distributed Control System:

Introduction, Overview of Distributed Control System, DCS Software

configuration, DCS Communication, DCS Supervisory Computer Tasks, DCS Integration with PLCs and

Computers, Features of DCS, Advantages of DCS.

Text Books:


Process Control Instrumentation Technology

, C.D. Johnson, PHI


Computer Aided Process Control

, S.K. Singh, PHI

Reference Books:


Introduction to Instrumentation & Control,

A.K. Ghosh, Eastern Economy Edition


Intelligent Instrumentation ,

George C. Barney, Prentice Hall India


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