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The Control and Automation Network are looking for IET members to join their Executive committee.  How can you benefit? Team members benefit from: extensive networking opportunities; training and professional development; the opportunity to promote your area of interest to a wider audience. What is expected of an Executive Team Member? The ... read more...
Posted by Aaron Thiele on IET Control and Automation Network Nov 10, 2017 2:28 pm GMT
IET Control Theory & Applications is devoted to control systems in the broadest sense, covering new theoretical results and the applications of new and established control methods. Among the topics of interest are system modelling, identification and simulation, the analysis and design of control systems (including computer-aided design), and ... read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on IET Control and Automation Network Nov 1, 2017 10:24 am GMT
Below, Ir. Chang Yew Cheong reports on the day.   In conjunction with IET C&A (Control and Automation) TPN, IET Malaysia Local Network and Center for System Engineering Studies (CSES), Faculty of Electrical Engineering (FKE), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia organized the “Automation and Control Engineering Innovation ... read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on IET Control and Automation Network Aug 23, 2017 9:21 am BST
The Architecting of Complex Systems Mike Wilkinson, Niteworks   Abstract Traditional Systems Engineering inhabits a tidy world where effects are clearly linked to causes, system evolution is predictable and similar starting conditions will lead to similar endpoints. This is not the case in all systems, including those relying on human beings for ... read more...
Posted by Ashley Rowe on IET Control and Automation Network Aug 7, 2017 12:23 pm BST
A Gas Turbine Complex System Architecture Case Study: Turbine Tip Clearance Control Jonathon Holt, Rolls-Royce   Abstract Gas turbine engines are very complex systems containing many disparate and challenging technology elements. The need to manage emergent behaviours when these elements are integrated is paramount. This presentation will ... read more...
Posted by Ashley Rowe on IET Control and Automation Network Jul 10, 2017 9:15 am BST
A multi-disciplinary perspective on the architecting and engineering of certain complex engineered systems Tim Rabbets & Louise Walker, QinetiQ   Abstract This paper introduces the broad ‘landscape’ of systems engineering and architecting indicating some of the different genres which take into account system scale and applicable engineering ... read more...
Posted by Ashley Rowe on IET Control and Automation Network Jul 4, 2017 10:50 am BST
This technical talk hold on 29 April 2017, Saturday, was co-organized between IET Control and Automation Technical Professional Network (TPN) and IET Malaysia Local Network at Hotel Armada, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. This talk attracted 31 IET members and 7 non-members. This talk was deliver by Lt Col Sazali Bin Sukardi and Meling Mudin with the topic ... read more...
Posted by Yew Chang on IET Control and Automation Network Jun 12, 2017 4:20 pm BST
We are once again looking for nominations for our Doctoral Dissertation Prize - recognising a student for their research excellence in the field of Control & Automation.  Do you know a student who deserves to win this year - the prize money on offer is £500! The award is open to all relevant students who were awarded their PhD in the general area of Control ... read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on IET Control and Automation Network May 9, 2017 10:10 am BST
The latest edition to the Control, Robotics and Sensors series is the Control of Mechatronics Systems, due to be published this month: Control of Mechatronic Systems Author: Levent Guvenc, Bilin Aksun Guvenc, Burak Demirel and Mumin Tolga Emirler This comprehensive book will introduce advanced students, with only a basic background in control ... read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on IET Control and Automation Network May 2, 2017 12:48 pm BST
Back by popular demand, the IET’s 25th Safety Critical Systems Course will take place on 19 – 22 June 2017 at Wyboston Lakes in Bedfordshire. Delegates attending this course will learn how to interpret and apply IEC 61508 through tutorials, practical workshops and discussions, all are delivered by a host of safety critical system experts from ... read more...
Posted by Joanne Longton on IET Control and Automation Network Apr 20, 2017 12:07 pm BST

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