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Academic Year 2007/08
01FNLCG, 01FNLCH, 01FNLCW, 01FNLDR
Industrial automation: models
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Electronic Engineering - Vercelli
Master of science-level of the Bologna process in Electronic Engineering - Vercelli
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Computer Engineering - Vercelli
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Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Calafiore Giuseppe Carlo ORARIO RICEVIMENTO O2 ING-INF/04 30 15 20 0 4
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-INF/04 5 D - A scelta dello studente A scelta dello studente
Objectives of the course
The course 'Industrial Automation: Models' provides the student with the fundamental methodological instruments for understanding and modeling the dynamic phenomena arising in modern manufacturing systems and automation engineering.
Prerequisites
Fundamentals of linear algebra, probability and statistics.
Syllabus
- Elements of probability and statistical estimation.
- Introduction to discrete event systems. Automata.
- Model of manufacturing systems (production cell with periodic downtimes, robot with grip failures, transfer line, etc.).
- Discrete-time Markov chains: theory and applications.
- Continuous-time Markov chains: theory and applications.
- Poisson and birth-death processes.
- Resources with waiting lines. Measures of performance. Little's Law.
- Elementary queueing theory.
Laboratories and/or exercises
The course includes practise sessions and computer simulation activities.
Bibliography
Reference textbook: G. Calafiore, Elementi di Automatica, seconda ed.; CLUT, Torino, 2007.
Other suggested texts:
Balduzzi, F., G. Calafiore, Esercizi di Automazione I, UTET Libreria, 2000 (esercizi svolti)
Cassandras, C., S. Lafortune, Introduction to Discrete Event Systems, Kluwer, 1999
Revisions / Exam
Written + (possible) oral examination.

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2007/08
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