Upon successful completion of this course students will:
1. know the basic operating principles of drying equipment and components.
2. may make proper drying system design depending on the conditions and needs of production.
3. can absorb and adapt new technologies of sensors and actuators in agricultural applications.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introductory concepts of automatic control. Open and closed loop control. Functional elements of automation: sensors and actuators. Semiconductors' basics. Switching control. Digital logic. Programmable logic controllers. PID control, Intelligent control. Applications, technological trends
Automation, automatic control, digital systems, microcontrollers, PLC, PID