Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After the course the student knows how to apply robotics, automation and control engineering in practice. The student is familiar with several applications.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 13.01.2023 - 28.05.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Quan Zhou

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: Finnish, English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The exercises include for example optimal control of an inverted pendulum, PID control of a DC motor, process plant automation system, micro-force measurement, fixing bugs in industrial robot, sensor fusion with Kalman filter.

  • applies in this implementation

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Approved solutions for preassignments, approved completion of pre-examination and active participation in laboratory work.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Laboratory exercises 30 h, independent working 90 h, pre-examinations 5 h.

    Contact hours: 35h
    Independent study: 90h
    Compulsory attendance (lab work): 35h


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring III - V
    2023-2024 Spring III - V

Details on the schedule
  • applies in this implementation