Preface. Contributing authors. Part I: Artificial Intelligence. Roadmap. A gentle introduction to artificial intelligence, L. Boullart. Knowledge representation by logic, L. Boullart. Object orientation and object-oriented programming, L. Boullart. Expert system case study: the chocolate biscuit factory, J. Efstathiou. Using A.I.-formalisms in programming logic controllers, L. Boullart. An introduction to expert system development, M. Tomàs Saborido. Introduction to fuzzy logic and fuzzy sets, R. Vepa. An introduction to neural networks, G. Wells. Part II: Control Engineering. Roadmap. Computer control systems: an introduction, M. G. Rodd & G. J. Suski. Towards intelligent control: integration of AI in control, H. B. Verbruggen et al. Part III: Real-Time Issues. Roadmap. Real-time and communication issues, M. G. Rodd. Real-time expert systems, A. Crespo Lorente. Part IV: CAD Systems using Expert Systems. Roadmap. User interfaces and the role of artificial intelligence in computer aided control engineering, C. P. Jobling. Part V: Intelligent Control. Roadmap. Fuzzy controllers, P. Albertos. Adaptive fuzzy control, R. Jager. Neural networks for control, G. Cembrano & G. Wells. Associative memories: the CMAC approach, A. J. Krijgsman. Part VI: Supervisory Control - Monitoring - Optimization. Roadmap. Supervised adaptive control, F. Morant et al. Monitoring and fault diagnosis in control engineering, R. Vepa. Expert governed numerical optimization, R. A. Vingerhoeds. Author index. Subject index.