CSVTU BE VIII Semester ET&T Industrial Automation Syllabus

CSVTU BE VIII Semester ET&T Industrial Automation Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester : VIII Branch: Electronics & Telecommunication

Subject: Industrial Automation

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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