Course code ETeh4049

Credit points 2


Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures16

Number of hours for laboratory classes16

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation05.01.2015

Responsible UnitInstitute of Energetics

Course developer

author Enerģētikas institūts

Genādijs Moskvins

Dr. habil. sc. ing.

Course abstract

Basic elements of automation equipments. The sensors for control of parameters (temperature, level, photo, position ,movement, humidity). Relays (types, construction ). Special relays (with time delay, magnetic starters). The basic schemes of automation (for temperature, level, position and movement, light control). The schemes for electrical motors automatic control. Equipments for automation.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• knowledge - about the general principles of automation, their elaboration, action, control and application to solve the theoretical and practical tasks in field of automation control engineering, technological processes and to improve their operation quality.
• skills - to choose automation complex and technologies,elements and components, to analyze their work process, algorithms, operations in static and dynamic modes, to compose optimal automatic systems, block diagrams, to evaluate quality of automation operation
• competence - to select an appropriate principles for automation of technologies, their elements, components and devices, methods for elaboration, action, control and application, principles of control, automatic devices and sensors, methods for identifying the parameters, principles of control for conformable technological object,to interpret the operation data about the automation of technological processes and to perfect their quality

Compulsory reading

1. Moskvins G.. Automatizācija. Mācību grāmata. Jelgava: LLU, 2008. 120 lpp.
2. Šnīders A., Leščevics P., Galiņš A. Tehnoloģisko iekārtu automatizācija. Jelgava: LLU, 2008. 60 lpp.
3. Kaķītis A., Galiņš A., Leščevics P. Sensori un mērīšanas sistēmas. Jelgava: LLU, 2008. 395 lpp.

Further reading

1. Moskvins G. Intelektuālās sistēmas un tehnoloģijas. Mācību grāmata. Jelgava: LLU, 2008. 136 lpp.
2. Šnīders A. Tehnoloģisko procesu automatizācijas teorētiskie pamati. Jelgava: LLA, 1986. 67 lpp.
3. Oded Goldreich. Computational Complexity: a Conceptual Perspective. Cambridge University Press, 2008. 606 p.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Enerģētika un automatizācija. Profesionāls žurnāls par enerģētiku un automatizācijas risinājumiem. Pieejams:http://;
2. Literature for Process Automation. Pieejams:;
3. Process Automation.;