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Automatic Control Systems

The group of study fields: Engineering
Field of study program: Electronic Engineering
Code of study program: 6531EX043
Type of study program: Undergraduate (college) study programme
Cycle of study program: Professional Bachelor degree programme

Language of study program: Lithuanian, English
Credits and form of study program: 180 credits. Full-time studies - 3 years, part-time studies - 4 years.
Full time: price 1680 €
Part time: price 1125 €

The objective of Automatic Control Systems study programme is to prepare a highly qualified engineer of automatic control systems, a professional who has acquired a professional bachelor degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering who is able to exploit automatic control systems and their elements, to design and install automatic control systems, to select and apply hardware and software to model, analyze and implement automatic control systems, who has sufficient knowledge, abilities and skills needed for engineering activity of global market, by applying modern technologies of automatic control systems being ready for responsible and complex professional activity in the changing labour market.

Specializations: Control of Mechatronical Systems, Control of Technological Equipment.

Engineers of Automatic Control Systems will be able to work in different industrial companies which use and apply the main technological achievements in electronics, biotechnologies and mechanics.

Students, who successfully graduated from the Automatic Control Systems study programme, will gain professional competences to independently perform responsible work in the following areas:

  • exploitation of automation control systems and their elements;
  • design and installation of automation control systems;
  • selection and application of hardware and software for automation control system modelling, analysis and implementation;
  • company (division) performance planning and organisation;
  • implementation of automation and computer-based control systems of electromechanical equipment;
  • implementation of control and automation of technological processes.
After completion of Automatic Control Systems study programme, a graduate:
  1. Knowledge:

1.1. Will search for, store, systematize and analyze the information necessary to implement automatic control systems;

1.2. Will know the course of design work, general requirements, principles and will follow them when constructing technological equipment, and projecting technological processes of production;

1.3. Will apply theoretical knowledge to project and exploit electricity devices;

1.4. Will know and understand the processes undergoing in technical and technological systems and will know the methods of their control;

1.5. Will know the principles and methods of automatic control system and automation scheme design, and will be able to select the methods for their implementation;

1.6. Will know modern technologies, basic laws of systems theory, calculation and processing rules, applied in the projecting and production of automatic control systems as well as various aspects of system performance.

  1. Researching abilities:

2.1. Will be able to find necessary professional information by usinf databases and other scientific and engineering information resources;

2.2. Will be able to do experiments necessary for solving the enginnering tasks; will be able to analyze and interpret data, programme and manage programme packages;

2.3. Will be able to foresee the methods of mathematics, software and hardware used in the area of automatic control systems; combine theoretical and applied knowledge while solving engineering tasks;

2.4. Will analyze and assess the factors determining the level of production organisation, planning and technical provision.

  1. Special abilities:

3.1. Will apply all-purpose and specific software to store data, systematize and process it, and to control technological processes;

3.2. Will start and adjust automatic control devices, will analyze and assess their performance parameters;

3.3. Will programme and configure controllers and the systems of data collection and supervision control;

3.4. Will be able to perform mounting of automatic control systems and their elements;

3.5. Will manage the data of a technological process, and will design technical, technological, constructional and quality assurance documentation.

Graduates who have chosen Specialization of the Control of Mechatronical Systems:

3.6. Will know the control of electric gears, pneumo and hydro automation systems, mechatronic automation systems and movement control within these systems;

3.7. Will design mechatronic systems by applying standard mechanical, electronic and other elements;

3.8. Will perform the installation and adjustment of hardware and software of mechatronic systems.

Graduates who have chosen Specialization of the Control of Technological Equipment:

3.9. Will know the control systems of technological equipment, the specific character of engineering calculations, data collection and display, as well as analysis and reliability of technical systems;

3.10. By applying innovative technologies, will project manufacture technological processes, will select progressive technological equipment, and will exploit them properly;

3.11. Will perform the installation and adjustment of hardware and software of technological equipment.

  1. Social abilities:

4.1. Will exploit automatic control systems in a qualified and effective way, will assess engineering solutions in legal, social, economic, and safety-at-work terms.;

4.2. Will apply professional knowledge and practical skills to solve production and economic activity problems, to formulate solution arguments;

4.3. Will organize continuous activity process in a company (division), will be able to manage employees, flexibly and creatively assess phenomena and solve problems, cooperate with national and foreign partners and competitors.

  1. Personal abilities:

5.1. Will be able to find, collect, systematize and analyze the newest information needed for engineering activities;

5.2. Will be able to express oneself in writing and orally both in native and foreign language;

5.3. Will be able to conceptually and descriptively express ideas and interpret thoughts, facts in different context of professional activity in real and/or virtual environment;

5.4. Will be able to think analytically, critically and independently, solve problems and make logical decisions;

5.5. Will be able to apply the gained knowledge to solve practical tasks.

The subjects (modules) of Automatic Control Systems study programme:

Full-time studies:

1st year
1 semester 2 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits
Philosophy/ Sociology/Communication Psychology 3 Professional English Language 6
Mathematics 7 Professional Language Culture 3
Physics 6 Fundamentals of Law 3
Chemistry 5 Electronics 5
Electrotechnics 3 Industrial and Civil Safety 4
Information Technology 3 Fundamentals of Programming 6
Information Technology Practice 3 Cognitive Practice 3
Introduction into Studies
2nd year
3 semester 4 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits
Materials Science 3 Fundamentals of Economics 3
Engineering and Computer Graphics 6 Electric Machines and Transformers 3
Theory of Automatic Control
6 Fundamentals of Mechatronics 5
Technological Measurements 4 Electrical Drives and their Control 4
Applied Mechanics 4 Programmable Logical Controllers 6
Automation Systems Equipment 4 Practice of Control System Mounting and Exploitation 6
Practice of Technological Measurements 3 Freely selective subject 3
3rd year
5 semester 6 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits
1 subject of chosen specialization 6 2 subject of chosen specialization 6
Informational Control Systems 5 3 subject of chosen specialization 3
Engineering of Control Systems 4 Final Practice 9
Production Technological Practice 6 Preparation and assessment of the Final Work 12
Freely selective subject 6

Part-time studies:

1st year
1 semester 2 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits
Professional Language Culture 3 Professional English Language 6
Mathematics 7 Fundamentals of Law 3
Information Technology 3 Electronics 5
Philosophy/ Sociology/Communication Psychology 3 Electrotechnics 3
Physics 6 Materials Science 3
Introduction into Studies Information Technology Practice 3
2nd year
3 semester 4 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits
Applied Mechanics 4 Theory of Automatic Control 6
Industrial and Civil Safety 4 Fundamentals of Programming 6
Chemistry 5 Technological Measurements 4
Engineering and Computer Graphics 6 Automation Systems Equipment 4
Cognitive Practice 3 Practice of Technological Measurements 3
3rd year
5 semester 6 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits
Electrical Drives and their Control 4 Fundamentals of Management 3
Electric Machines and Transformers 3 Informational Control Systems 5
Fundamentals of Mechatronics 5 Engineering of Control Systems 4
Fundamentals of Economics 3 Practice of Control System Mounting and Exploitation 6
Programmable Logical Controllers 6 Freely selective subject 3
Freely selective subject 3
4th year
7 semester 8 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits
Freely selective subject 3 Final Practice 9
Subjects of the chosen specialization: Preparation and assessment of the Final Work 12

1 subject of chosen specialization 6
2 subject of chosen specialization 6
3 subject of chosen specialization 3
Production Technological Practice 6

Students can choose from these specializations:

  • Control of Mechatronical Systems;
  • Control of Technological Equipment.

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