Course Details

ELE 408 Industrial Control
2021-2022 Spring term information

The course is open this term
Section: 21
Supervisor(s):Dr. Yakup Özkazanç
E6Monday09:00 - 11:45

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

Course definition tables are extracted from the ECTS Course Catalog web site of Hacettepe University ( in real-time and displayed here. Please check the appropriate page on the original site against any technical problems. Course data last updated on 26/05/2022.


Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
INDUSTRIAL CONTROL ELE408 8th Semester 3 0 3 6
Prerequisite(s)ELE354 Control Systems
Course languageEnglish
Course typeElective 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesLecture
Problem Solving
Other: Homeworks  
Instructor (s)Faculty members 
Course objectiveThis course aims to equip the student with a working knowledge of control engineering. We will try to present the big picture of industrial automation and control by discussing realistic approaches to real control problems by using contemporary methodologies and technologies.  
Learning outcomes
  1. A student who completes the course successfully will be able to L.O.1. Formulate and Analyse control engineering and automation problems
  2. L.O.2. Develope system architectures for automation and control systems
  3. L.O.3. Selection and Analysis of Alternative Sensor and Actuator Technologies
  4. L.O.4. Design basic level electronic instrumentation and control circuits
  5. L.O.5. Design feedback control loops for industrial problems
Course ContentStructure of Industrial Control and Automation Problems
Modelling of Processes
Sensing and Actuation Technology
Electronic Instrumentation Technology
Automation via PLC Technology
Control System Architecture and Design
ReferencesD.Bailey, E.Wright, Practical SCADA for Industry, Elsevier, 2003.
T.L.M.Bartelt, Industrial Control Electronics, 7.Ed., Delmar Learning, 2001.
R.N. Bateson, Introduction to Control System Technology, 7. Ed.,
Prentice Hall, 2002.
Bennett, Real Time Computer Control, 2. Ed., Prentice Hall, 1993.
J.P. Bentley, Principles of Measurement Systems, 2nd. Ed., Longman, 1988.
A.Bodur, Pratik DCS: Dağıtılmış Kontrol Sistemleri, Bileşim Yayıncılık, 2006.
A.Bodur, G.Dinçer, C.Gerçek, Her Yönüyle Enstrümantasyon ve Ölçme, Infogate, 2001.
J.G. Bollinger, N.A. Duffie, Computer Control of Machines and Processes,

Course outline weekly

Week 1Introduction to Industrial Control
Week 2Dynamical System Models
Week 3Modelling of Industrial Processes
Week 4Measurement Fundamentals
Week 5Sensor Technology
Week 6Actuator Technology and Electrical Drives
Week 7Signal Conditioning and Data Acqusition
Week 8Midterm Exam
Week 9Sequantial Control and PLC
Week 10Continuous Process Control and PID Controllers
Week 11Advanced Control Architectures
Week 12Control of Multivariable Processes
Week 13Embeded Control Systems
Week 14Industrial Communications
Week 15Preparation for Final exam
Week 16Final exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam150
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes1150
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes150

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)14342
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment10330
Midterms (Study duration)12020
Final Exam (Study duration) 13030
Total Workload4059164

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. PO1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.     X
2. PO2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.    X
3. PO3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.    X 
4. PO4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.   X 
5. PO5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results. X   
6. PO6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member. X    
7. PO7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology. X   
8. PO8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development.   X 
9. PO9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies.  X  
10. PO10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.    X
11. PO11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities.  X  
12. PO12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems.  X  
13. PO13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem.   X 

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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