[ 296ETECIAPV19 ] VL Instrumentation and Processautomation

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Chemistry Mark Hlawitschka 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites VL Chemical Process Engineering VL Advanced Chemical Process Engineering
Original study plan Master's programme Management in Chemical Technologies (MCT) 2023W
Objectives This course aims to provide advanced content in the instrumentation and process automation of chemical processes and plants
Subject Description and specifications of measuring devices like

  • Temperatures, pressures and flows
  • Level control and measuring instruments
  • Measuring devices for density, viscosity, etc.
  • Design and calculation of control valves
  • Process control and automation concepts
Criteria for evaluation Written examination
Methods Lecture
Language English
Study material
  • Perry, R. H., & Green, D. W. Perry's chemical engineers' handbook. New York: McGraw-Hill.
  • Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. Wiley Online Library
  • Strohrmann, R.: Automatisierungstechnik; Oldenburgverlag M√ľnchen Wien 1998
  • Lecture notes
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture 296CTPEPLTV10: VL Prozessinstrumentierung und Leittechnik (2.6 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment