Power and Automation
This course studies the sources and transmission of power in the mill; pneumatic and mechanical conveying; instrumentation used for measurement in the mill; the programmable logic controller; process control systems in the milling industry.
Students will gain valuable knowledge of the principles governing electric motors and will be able to explain the importance of efficient use of energy within the mill.
- Evolution and Automation
- Transmission of Power
- Use and Application of Air
- Pneumatic Conveying
- The Programmable Logic Controller
- Process Control Systems
The date for examination on this module is Wednesday 16 May 2018 and will accord with the test specification below and also set out in the course workbook.
Duration: 2 1/2 hours, 7 questions
|Automation; Utilities; Transmission of power||2 questions|
|Use of air; Pneumatic conveying||2 questions|
|PLCs and Process control systems||2 questions|