Automatic Control Systems

Course Information
TitleΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΑ ΑΥΤΟΜΑΤΟΥ ΕΛΕΓΧΟΥ / Automatic Control Systems
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000884

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will: 1. know the basic principles of automatic control and optimisation of rural machinery management 2. be able to design models and algorithms for optimisation
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Mathematical methods for modeling processes and systems. Dynamic response and system stability. Analysis and design of controllers for systems (networks with antecedence - delay, PID controllers). The computer package MATLAB and Control Toolbox. Process tuning in agricultural applications.
automatic control, process optimisation, process control
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Powerpoint slides. Lab exercises
Course Organization
Student Assessment
80% written exams 20% written work
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σημειώσεις μαθήματος "Συστήματα Αυτομάτου Ελέγχου"
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