Smart Automation (ILV)

Specialization AreaAutomisation
Course numberB2.05271.50.790
Course codeSMA
Semester of degree program Semester 5
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits3,0
Language of instruction German

Students are able to understand the most important components of industrial automation.
Students are able to independently solve simple automation tasks with PLC hardware.
Students are familiar with the concepts of Industry 4.0.
The students understand the idea of networking in industrial production as well as the underlying protocols and mechanisms (OPC UA, SCADA).
Students are familiar with the realization of distributed and networked production systems from the point of view of industrial security and self-directed production.

Bus Systems and Protocols

EN61131 (Basics of Programmable Logic Control)
IO and Field devices
Industry 4.0
Communication (PROFIBUS, PROFINET, CANopen)
OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA)
Supervisory Control and Data Access (SCADA)
Industrial Security

J. Lange: OPC: Von Data Access bis Unified Architecture, VDE Verlag, 2013
T. Bauernhansl: Industrie 4.0 in Produktion, Automatisierung und Logistik: Anwendung · Technologien · Migration, Springer, 2014
P. Kobes: Leitfaden Industrial Security: IEC 62443, VDE Verlag, 2016

Integrated course with Lab part and exercises > 40%