Sensors and Transducers:- Sensors and transducers, Performance terminology, Displacement; position and proximity, Velocity and motion, Force, Fluid pressure, Liquid flow, Liquid level, Temperature, Light sensors, Selection of sensors, Inputting data by switches
Programmable Logic Controllers Introduction to PLCs,Basic Structure of a PLC, Principles of Operation. PLC,s versus Computers, Introduction to Internal Architecture and Hardware Components. PLC Programming, Analog I/O, Selecting a PLC for the Application, Application of PLCs for Control
Pneumatic and Hydraulic Actuation Systems Actuation systems, Pneumatic and hydraulic systems, Directional control valves, Pressure control valves, Cylinders, Servo and proportional control valves, process control valves, Rotary actuators
System Models:- Mathematical models, Mechanical system building blocks, Electrical systembuilding blocks, Electrical systembuilding blocks, Fluid system building blocks, Thermal system building blocks.
Engineering systems, Rotational-translational systems, Electromechanical systems, Electromechanical systems, Linearity, Hydraulic-mechanical systems, Summary, Problems