KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND MINERALS
DEPARTMENT OF SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
DISTRIBUTED CONTROL SYSTEMS
COURSE OBJECTIVE :
The objective of the course is to introduce the students to princples and archtecture of the modern plant control networks and the new trends in the industrial automation communication networks.
PREREQUISITE: SE 401 or Equivalent
INSTRUCTOR : Dr. Moustafa Elshafei
WEEKLY BREAKDOWN :
|1- Plant wide network architecture|
2- Computer Bus standards and Peripheral Interface Standards
4- Local Area Networks
5- Performance analysis of LANs
6- Field Buses; Foundation Fieldbus, CAN, DeviceNet, PROFIbus,etc
7- Overview of Commercial DCS systems
TEXT BOOK :
1- Instructor notes.
2- Papers from Literatures and Web sites.
3- Chapters from a book by M. Elshafei Ahmed and Mommar Bettayeb
GRADE BREAK DOWN :
Term paper 30%
Mid term 20%
Home works 10%
1- Comparative Study of Field Buses.
2- Comparative Study of commercial DCS Systems.
3-Fault Tolerant Architectures.