Objective(s) of a study programme:
To train a highly qualified engineer of automatic control systems, a professional who has acquired a professional bachelor degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering who is able to exploit automatic control systems and their elements, to design and install automatic control systems, to select and apply hardware and software to model, analyze and implement automation control systems, who has sufficient knowledge, abilities and skills needed for engineering activity of global market, by applying modern technologies of automatic control systems being ready for responsible and complex professional activity in the changing labour market.
Will search for, store, systematize and analyze the information necessary to implement automatic control systems.
Will know the course of design work, general requirements, principles and will follow them when constructing technological equipment, and projecting technological processes of production.
Will apply theoretical knowledge to project and exploit electricity devices.
Will know and understand the processes undergoing in technical and technological systems and will know the methods of their control.
Will know the principles and methods of automatic control system and automation scheme design, and will be able to select the methods for their implementation.
Will know modern technologies, basic laws of systems theory, calculation and processing rules, applied in the projecting and production of automatic control systems as well as various aspects of system performance.
Will be able to analyze and interpret data, programme and manage programme packages.
Will be able to foresee the methods of mathematics, software and hardware used in the area of automatic control systems.
Will analyze and assess the factors determining the level of production organisation, planning and technical provision.
Will apply all-purpose and specific software to store data, systematize and process it, and to control technological processes.
Will start and adjust automatic control devices, will analyze and assess their performance parameters.
Will programme and configure controllers and the systems of data collection and supervision control.
Will be able to perform mounting of automatic control systems and their elements.
Will manage the data of a technological process, and will design technical, technological, constructional and quality assurance documentation.
Will know the control of electric gears, pneumo and hydro automation systems, mechatronic automation systems and movement control within these systems.
Will design mechatronic systems by applying standard mechanical, electronic and other elements.
Will perform the installation and adjustment of hardware and software of mechatronic systems.
Will know the control systems of technological equipment, the specific character of engineering calculations, data collection and display, as well as analysis and reliability of technical systems.
By applying innovative technologies, will project manufacture technological processes, will select progressive technological equipment, and will exploit them properly.
Will perform the installation and adjustment of hardware and software of technological equipment.
Will exploit automatic control systems in a qualified and effective way, will assess engineering solutions in legal, social, economic, and safety-at-work terms.
Will apply professional knowledge and practical skills to solve production and economic activity problems, to formulate solution arguments.
Will organize continuous activity process in a company (division), will be able to manage employees, flexibly and creatively assess phenomena and solve problems, cooperate with national and foreign partners and competitors.
Will be able to find, collect, systematize and analyze the newest information needed for engineering activities.
Will be able to express oneself in writing and orally both in native and foreign language.
Will be able to conceptually and descriptively express ideas and interpret thoughts, facts in different context of professional activity in real and/or virtual environment.
Will be able to think analytically, critically and independently, solve problems and make logical decisions.
Will be able to apply the gained knowledge to solve practical tasks.
Activities of teaching and learning:
Activities of teaching:
Lectures, group work, consultations, tutorials, discussion, case study, role-play, task solving, practicals, laboratory work, distance teaching, etc.
Activities of learning:
Execution of individual assignments, individual and group project work, case study, reference study, collection and analysis of statistical data, distance learning, etc.
Methods of assessment of learning achievements:
Colloquium, test, laboratory work, examination, individual work, practical, project work.
Study subjects (modules), practical training:
Professional English Language, Professional Language Culture, Basics of Law, Philosophy/Sociology, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Electrotechnics, Materials Science, Information Technologies, Engineering Computer Graphics, Labour and Civil Safety, Basics of Economics, Basics of Management, Automation Control Theory, Electric Machines and Transformers, Basics of Programming, Technological Measurements, Applied Mechanics, Informational Control Systems, Basics of Mechatronics, Electric Gears and their Control, Automation Systems Equipment, Programmable Logical Controllers, Engineering of Control Systems.
Information Technology Practice, Cognitive Practice, Practice of Technological Measurements, Practice of Control System Mounting and Exploitation, Production Technological Practice, Final Practice.
1. Control of Mechatronical Systems
Basics of Robotics, Pneumo-Hydro-Automation, a course project for Automation of Mechatronical Systems.
2. Control of Technological Equipment
Design and Exploitation of Technological Equipment and Systems, Automation of Technological Processes, a course paper for Technological Processes Control Systems
A student may select the following – Philosophy /Sociology, specializations, places for practices, the final work and selective subjects from the list of freely selective subjects (courses) found at the following link: http://www.utenos-kolegija.lt/index.php?1171920556
Distinctive features of a study programme:
Automation Control Systems