ASE-9427 Distributed and Intelligent Automation Systems, 5 cr

Additional information

Suitable for postgraduate studies.

Person responsible

Luis Gonzalez Moctezuma, Jose Martinez Lastra


Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
ASE-9427 2019-01 3 - 4 Luis Gonzalez Moctezuma
Jose Martinez Lastra

Learning Outcomes

To provide students with deep knowledge on advanced topics in design of distributed automation systems. After this course, student should be able to design and implement distributed automation systems following state-of-the-art design methodologies and standards.


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Programming of industrial controllers by using IEC 61131-3.      
2. Features, identification and analysis of distributed systems     
3. Programming of distributed factory automation systems by using IEC 61499 standard     
4. Multi-agent systems (MAS)     
5. Usage of MAS for solving complex industrial tasks     
6. Communications & Artificial Intelligence in distributed automation systems      

Instructions for students on how to achieve the learning outcomes

Assessment is based on 25% of final examination, and 75% course assignments.

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)

Partial passing:

Completion parts must belong to the same implementation

Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
ASE-9427 Distributed and Intelligent Automation Systems, 5 cr ASE-9426 Distributed Automation Systems Design, 5 cr  

Updated by: Uusi-Heikkilä Janne, 04.09.2019