HHP411 - Process Control systems

Course specification
Course titleProcess Control systems
Study programme
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionFor attending the course: Computer programming, Mechanical Operations, Heat transfer operations, Mass transfer operations, Basics of reaction engineering; For the exam: Essentials of Process ControlОблик условљености
    The goal1. Extending the students’ knowledge on process dynamics and classical methods of process control. ; 2. Learning about advanced and modern methods of process control. ; 3. Recognizing the significance of knowing the process dynamics in designing modern control systems for chemical industries. ; 4. Learning the mathematical tools and the necessary instrumentation for digital control systems ;
    The outcomeQualifying the students for: ; - Working in automated plants of process industries. ; - Specifying the instrumentation for control systems. ; - Participating in specialized teams for designing control systems for process industries ; - Applying the knowledgeof process dynamics and control in designing chemical processes. ;
    Contents of lecturesDynamics of some typical equipment in chemical industries (chemical reactors, columns, heat exchangers etc.) ; 2. Advanced systems of process control based on feedback systems: cascade control, selective control, split-range control, feedback-feedforward control. ; 3. Modern approaches to control in process industries: inferential and adaptive control, multivariable control, model-predictive control. ; 4. Digital control systems: analog and digital signals, discrete dynamic models, discrete controllers, digital equipment in control systems. ; 5. Practical aspects: process and instrumentation diagrams for control of some typical equipment in chemical industries; plant-wide control; different levels of digital control (monitoring and data acquisition, DDC, SCADA, DSC). ;
    Contents of exercisesExercises in a computer laboratory, using MATLAB and its additions: Control System Toolbox, Simbolic Math Toolbox and Simulink. Two project assignments.
    1. Menka Petkovska, “Merenje i upravljanje u procesnim sistemima”, TMF, Beograd 2007 (Original title)
    2. Materijali sa predavanja, Materijali za vežbe, u elektronskom obliku (Original title)
    3. D.E. Seborg, T.E. Edgar, D.A. Mellichamp, “Process Dynamics and Control”, Willey, Danvers, 2004 (Original title)
    4. G.K. McMillan, D.M. Considine, “Process/Industrial Instruments and Controls Handbook“, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1999 (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingTheoretical lessons with simple examples, exercises in the computer laboratory, project assignments, consultations
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lecturesTest paper50
    Practical lessonsOral examination