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A catalogue of modules and programmes available from the School of Electronic and Communications Engineering.

Module Details: CONT3601

This module is used in DT021.3.

This module is a prerequsite for CONT4601 and CONT4602, and is not a corequisite for any other module.

CodeCONT3601 The unique code for this module.
NameControl EngineeringThe name of this module.
ECTS5The number of credits awarded for successful completion of this module.
SchoolSchool of Control Systems and Electrical EngineeringThe School responsible for this module.
LevelHonours Degree (NQAI level 8)The level of programmes that normally use this module.
Stage3The programme stage at which this module is normally given.
DurationThe time that this module usually lasts.
PrerequisiteCONT2602Codes of any modules that must be completed before this module can be started.
CorequisiteCodes of any modules that must be taken at the same time as this one.
Author(Dept Control Eng.)The person who wrote the module descriptor.
KeywordsControl SystemsThe areas that this module is related to.
DescriptionThis module is an introductory module. The module is composed of two portions: Control Engineering and Automation. The Control Engineering portion of the module covers basic concepts in feedback and control, with particular reference to design in the time domain. On completion of the module, the learner should be able to explain concepts, perform calculations and solve problems. They should be able to perform experiments, collect
data, analyse data and present results. The Automation portion of the module concentrates on the implementation of safe control of processes using industrial computers. On this module, 32 contact hours are devoted to Control Engineering and 16 contact hours are devoted to Automation.
A brief description of the module.
Revision04 Jun 2007The date of last revision of this information.
LectureHrs2 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of lectures for this module.
TutorialHrsNoneThe number of hours per week of tutorials for this module.
LabHrs2 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of practical laboratory work for this module.
DescriptorCONT3601.pdf (uploaded 17 Apr 2007)Full details of the module.

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