Academic and Research Laboratory of Industrial Control and Automation Systems
The Academic and Research Laboratory of Industrial Control and Automation Systems was established in 2008. In 2017, it was modernized by the PROSOFT company.
The laboratory is fitted with modern educational and research stands and multimedia equipment designed to study:
the basics of building complex automation systems;
interconnection of software and hardware of various levels of automation;
organization of distributed control systems;
the basics of diagnostics and fault finding in control systems.
The laboratory is provided with:
- 8 customized research complexes designed to study the basics of PLC programming, and SCADA systems and work with distributed peripherals;
- a stand with a model of the industrial complex for studying the basics of industrial process control, analog value control systems, the basics of diagnostics, and fault finding in automated industrial process control systems.
A customized research complex includes a FASTWEL I/O PLC, a computer with a SCADA system installed on it, switching equipment, a National Instruments I/O block for simulating an industrial process, a panel for indicating and simulating input signals, and a thermal control object.
The research stands contain 5 EleSy controllers in a common network, communication modules, an interface converter, distributed peripheral modules, including remote discrete and analog I/O modules, a computer with the Infinity SCADA system installed on it, and software that is necessary for configuring and programming the presented controllers and distributed peripheral.
The stand with the model of the industrial complex is a miniature processing line consisting of 3 containers, a liquid distribution and mixing system, pressure, temperature, and liquid flow control systems, a Schnieder Electric controller, Omron PID controllers, a fault simulation unit and a computer with a SCADA system installed on it.