Methods Enabling Web-Based Learning of Control Algorithm Implementation Using Experimental Pilot-Plants

  • Witold Nocoń
  • Grzegorz Polaków
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8167)

Abstract

The paper presents an overview of methods of providing an effective web-based education in the field of automatic control. To facilitate education in process dynamics and basic control problems, methods for web-based access to process simulators and controllers coupled with process simulators are discussed. Teaching the specifics of real processes is especially important, hence methods allowing a safe and appropriately abstracted access to real processes are discussed. Additionally, cooperation between students for control algorithms synthesis in web-based environment is discussed along with visualization methods.

Keywords

web-based learning automatic control IEC 61499 cooperation visualization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Witold Nocoń
    • 1
  • Grzegorz Polaków
    • 1
  1. 1.Silesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland

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