Course detail

Industry 4.0 - Virtual Manufacturing

FEKT-BPC-I40Acad. year: 2018/2019

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will be able to
- Design simple robotic cells
- Create simple CAD models
- Simulate the proposed robotic cell in the Tecnomatix Process Simulate
- Tune cell properties
- Perform a virtual commissioning by real and virtual PLC


- Basic knowledge of PLC programming is required - passing of the BPPA course.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Kolektiv autorů. Národni iniciativa Průmysl 4.0 [online]. Ministerstvo průmyslu a obchodu, 2016 [cit. 1.8.2017]. Dostupné z: (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teachning methods include lectures and practical laboratories. Students have to write two reports and in another two acts as a co-author during the course. Students compose and succesfully defend the final report.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

To succesfully pass the course student
- make all the reports in the desired quality;
- make and succesfully defense the final project report.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to Industry 4.0
2. Digital manufacturing
3. Product Lifecycle Management
4. Machine learning and Big data in Industry 4.0
5. Cloud Computing in Industry 4.0


Not applicable.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Lab work, periodical reports, final project report

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPC-AMT Bachelor's, 3. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



10 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer