SACAC facilitates the interchange and dissemination of information about leading edge technologies and their application locally and internationally. This is done through organising symposia, workshops and other regular events.

Control System Functional Specification Documentation Workshop – Tshwane

Date: 10 July 2019

The South African Council for Automation and Control will be presenting a one-day interactive workshop on preparing Control System Functional Design Documentation.

The guidelines presented will be completely generic and will not necessarily align with any specific automation product or manufacturer.

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Motorcycles: The Science,
The Folklore and
Going Fast

Date: 1 August 2019

The South African Council for Automation and Control will be hosting an evening talk on the modelling and optimal control of motorcycles in closed-circuit racing.

The lecture will start with a brief review of the history of bicycle and motorcycle modelling. This will include such things as design evolutions, modelling developments and methodologies, and the importance of tyre and frame dynamics (especially for motorcycles). Some of the interesting control features of two-wheeled vehicles will also be discussed.

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Control System Functional Specification Documentation Workshop – Cape Town

Date: 2 October 2019

The South African Council for Automation and Control will be presenting a one-day interactive workshop on preparing Control System Functional Design Documentation.

The guidelines presented will be completely generic and will not necessarily align with any specific automation product or manufacturer.

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