Master Program: Control in Engineering Systems

Master Program: Control in Engineering Systems

Program Code: 27.04.04

One of the most important indicators of a society’s development is the portion of manual labor in the technological process of manufacturing goods, products and services. As early as half a century ago, no industry could operate without human intervention: one of the main elements was a worker who operated various equipment and machines. The modern society does it all much safer and faster, because the modern industry makes use of automated systems and industrial robots.

The purpose of master programs within this major is to train elite multi-skilled specialists in the field of automation and control systems, who are well aware of the whole range of complex engineering, capable of developing the existing and creating new control and automation systems, organize business, and the specialists who make up the leading staff of small and medium business (industries) in the field of automated systems, robotics, and information technologies. This group of people encompasses administrative and technical directors of companies, senior project managers for development and implementation of automated systems and information technologies, managers and section heads of relevant companies.

Graduate’s expertise and skills

In course of the two years’ training, the students with the major in control in engineering systems will receive additional knowledge and skills, necessary for successful development of the elements and devices of automation and control systems, robotic systems, their modeling, experimental research, and the development of control tasks solution algorithms. The main activity of the graduates will be as follows:

  • Develop the theory and methods of the design of automation and control systems elements and devices.
  • Develop the algorithms and programs for the operation of automation and control systems.
  • Model and identify automation and control systems.
  • Update the existing automation and control systems.
  • Modern automation and control systems are as a rule territorially distributed complex information control systems with centralized monitoring and control, based on industrial hardware and software. Their main components include the following:
  • Local systems for automated monitoring and control.
  • Technical workstations.
  • Various purpose servers.
  • Programmable industrial controllers.
  • Local controlling computing networks.

Local automated control and monitoring systems, programmable industrial controllers, technical workstations and servers are integrated into one whole system with the help of local controlling computing networks. The software of the automation and control systems uses special languages of programmable industrial controllers, SCADA-system technology and real time databases.

While designing automation and control systems, great attention is paid to security issues and making fail-proof control systems that would ensure emergency prevention and stop technological processes.

Requirements to master program applicants

For a successful completion of a principal academic master program, an applicant must possess the knowledge in the respective domain in the scope stipulated by the state education standards for higher education and a state-issued higher education document (degree) of at least bachelor’s level.

Those willing to complete master programs shall be enrolled based on the results of their admission examination in the academic disciplines selected by the administering department.