A quality educational process in the technical domain can only be guaranteed by the use of modern teaching aids, combined into a single framework, in which the student learn practical skills with direct application in industrial environment.
Since 2007, the business of the company has been extended through active involvement in increasing the quality of technical education in college and university. The company develops didactic equipment related to approved programs of study, taking into account the current technological level encountered in main industry sectors. The portfolio includes didactic equipment for specific technical fields, integrated laboratories mainly for technical universities as well as for companies acting in the industry, training sessions for students or postgraduate courses for professionals in the industry.
Since 2011 ASTI Automation is Siemens SCE partner for training material and a full member of WORLDDIDAC, the global trade association for the education industry.
Regarding teaching equipment that the company develops, they cover a wide range of fields of study such as:
- Data Acquisition, Processing and Monitoring;
- Sequential Control Systems and Programmable Logic Controllers;
- Human Machine Interface;
- Industrial Communication;
- Electrical Installations;
- Electrical and Electronic Drives of the Electric Motor;
- Motion Control;
- Process Control.
Using the integrated teaching and research platform – ASTANK2 for the study and development of non-linear control strategies for flow and level processes have been wrote articles that were presented at international conferences such as:
Paper 1: J. Culita, D. Stefanoiu, A. Dumitrascu, ASTANK2: Analytical Modeling and Simulation, 2015 20th International Conference on Control Systems and Science (CSCS20)
Paper 2: A. Dumitrascu, C. Istratescu, D. Stefanoiu, J. Culita, Environment Communication and Control Systems integrated on Teaching Platforms, Case study: Double Water Tank System, 2015 20th International Conference on Control Systems and Science (CSCS20)
Paper 3: J. Culita, D. Stefanoiu, Multi-Model Identification of Pumping System in ASTANK2 Plant, 2017 21st International Conference on Control Systems and Science (CSCS21)