Course detail

Building Automation

FSI-VABAcad. year: 2017/2018

The course is concerned with the following topics: The basic approach to the nonindustrial automation. Components and automation equipments for nonindustrial automation. The different areas of nonindustrial automation such as: - control of energy in buildings - safety systems - automotive automation - public information systems - domotic systems - robotics systems - communication bus interfaces - etc. Benefits of nonindustrial automation. Typical nonindustrial automation systems by SIEMENS, Schneider Electric, etc. The course is a follow up to the course entitled Industrial Automation.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will learn how to design nonindustrial systems.

Prerequisites

Students are assumed to have the following knowledge -Theory of Automatic Control -Hardware and Software Industrial and Office Personal Computers -Programmable Logical Controllers -Data Transfer and Computer Industrial Networks -Architecture of Microprocessors

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Merz, H., Hansemann, T., Hubner, C.: Building Automation, Communication systems with EIB/KNX, LON, and BACnet, Springer 2009
Merz, H., Hansemann, T., Hubner, C.: Building Automation, Communication systems with EIB/KNX, LON, and BACnet, Springer 2009
Merz, H., Hansemann, T., Hubner, C.: Automatizované systémy budov. Grada Publishing 2007 Praha.
Merz, H., Hansemann, T., Hubner, C.: Automatizované systémy budov. Grada Publishing 2007 Praha.
Valeš, M.: Inteligentní dům (druhé vydání). ERA 2008 Brno.
Valeš, M.: Inteligentní dům (druhé vydání). ERA 2008 Brno.
Kunc, J.: Elektroinstalace krok za krokem. Grada Publishing 2010 Praha.
Kunc, J.: Elektroinstalace krok za krokem. Grada Publishing 2010 Praha.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Teaching is suplemented by practical laboratory work.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Oral examination

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The course objective is to make students familiar with goals and purpose of nonindustrial automation, nonindustrial automation components, and with nonindustrial automation system design.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at lectures is recommended.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

    branch M-AIŘ , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch M-AIŘ , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Conventional electrical installation.
2. System structure for intelligent buildings.
3. European installation bus KNX/EIB.
4. European installation bus KNX/EIB.
5. European installation bus KNX/EIB.
6. Buildings Automation with LONWORKS systems.
7. BACnet communications protocol.

labs and studios

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Phoenix Contact programmable logic controllers HW.
2. Function blocks FBD programming.
3. Function blocks FBD programming.
4. Ladder diagram LD programming.
5. Instruction list IL programming.
6. Structured text ST programming.
7. SFC programming.
8. Practical using examples of product environment Control Web 6.1
9. Practical using examples of product environment Control Web 6.1
10. Practical using examples of product environment Control Web 6.1 + connection with PLC by OPC server.
11. Commissioning of KNX devices by ETS4.
12. Commissioning of KNX devices by ETS4.
13. Commissioning of KNX devices by ETS4.