CME2116 : Process Measurement, Dynamics and Control
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr Ming Tham
- Owning School: Engineering
- Teaching Location: Singapore
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To gain an appreciation of how time-dependent process behaviour affects the design, operation and safety of process plants.
To introduce the concepts behind modelling and simulation. To provide experience with the use of MATLAB and Simulink for process simulation.
To learn how to analyse the dynamic behaviour of linear systems and to attain a basic understanding of Chemical Process Control.
Outline Of Syllabus
The importance of dynamic effects; steady-state and non-steady state balances; review of solution of ODEs; the concept of models.
Use of Modelling and Simulation, Model types, Modelling and simulation of various process systems, eg level systems, reaction systems, flow systems etc.
Laplace Transforms; transfer functions; parameters of transfer functions; transfer function block diagram algebra, typical linear systems responses, linear systems stability and analysis.
Open loop dynamics; Closed loop elements; On/off control; PID control; Plant testing for process characterisation; PID tuning; PID loop simulation; Introduction to stability analysis.
To understand how signals are measured, transmitted and conditioned in the process industries.
Process signal types and transmission
Sensors, transmitters and transducers
Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID)
Costing of instrumentation systems
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||2:00||2:00||Exam|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||12:00||12:00||Exam revision|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||12||1:00||12:00||Report preparation|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||24||1:00||24:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||12||1:00||12:00||Tutorials|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||38||1:00||38:00||Review lecture material, prepare for small group teaching|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Lectures provide the knowledge base and examples of application.
Tutorials allow the acquired knowledge to be deployed and skills in analysis and modelling to be exercised.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Report||2||M||25||Assignment in Modelling /Control (max 1000 words)|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The examination tests knowledge acquisition and problem solving in a timed environment.
The assignment tests the ability to deploy knowledge by utilising skills gained in order to solve practical problems.