AMU to organise short term course on 'Industrial Automation'

Short term course on 'Industrial Automation'

Aligarh Muslim University, is all set to organise short term course on 'Industrial Automation'. This course is conducted by the Department of Electrical Engineering Z.H College of Engineering and Technology. Competitive pressures across industries are forcing operational excellence, increased productivity and regulatory compliance, optimal asset utilisation, reduction in down time and safety related incidents. This demands intelligence from field devices and analysis of collected data which is displayed in multi-screen environments.


Automation or Automatic control is the use of various control systems for operating equipment such as machinery, processes in factories, boilers and heat treating ovens, switching in telephone networks, steering and stabilisation of ships, aircraft and other applications with minimal or reduced human intervention. Some processes have been completely automated. The biggest benefit of automation is that it saves labor; however, it is also used to save energy and materials and to improve quality, accuracy and precision. Automation has been achieved by various means including mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and electronic and computers, usually in combination. Complicated systems, such as modern factories, airplanes and ships typically use all these combined techniques.

Course content:

  • Need of Industrial Automation
  • Programming Logic Controllers
  • Power Metering
  • Communication for Industrial
  • Automation
  • Hands on using J anitza power Meters
  • Hands on using Siemens S7 1200, S7 300

Who can attend:

The academics, students, R & D personnel and people working in industries employing electric drive, power generating station and power engineering shall be most benefited from this course. However, this course is open to all people of Electrical and Electronics Engineering background.


  • Industry participants: Rs. 800/-
  • Participants from R & D and Academic Institutions: Rs. 500/-
  • Student participants: Rs. 200/-

Important date:

Course date: 15th -16th February, 2014

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