Course detail

Embedded Systems for Industrial Control

FEKT-MESIAcad. year: 2019/2020

The course aim is to introduce selected technical end ethical topics in English and to improve the presentation skills of the students in both English and Czech languages. Course includes a lecture on delivery of prtesentations and lectures on selected topics from the filed of embedded systems and industrial automation. Lectures are English language. In the last thord of the course students organized in teams present their chosen topics in English. The chosen topics are either strictly technical or the topic can adress engineering ethics issues related to safety, ecology and sustainability.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

After the course student isc able to:
- deliver presentation on a chosen topic in Czech or in English
- estimate time needed for preparation of a quality presentation
- estimate time needed to deliver given topic and fit into the given time during presentation delivery
- choose suitable dress "level" for a given event
- explain basic principles and issues realted to team work

Prerequisites

Knowledge of English at B2 level, at least partial knowledge of technical English, ability to speak in English.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

http://www.ted.com (EN)
http://www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_shows_the_best_stats_you_ve_ever_seen.html (EN)
http://www.ted.com/talks/john_la_grou_plugs_smart_power_outlets_1.html (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods include lectures in english, complementary presentation videos from TED.com is used as well. Students in teams have to present a common presentation on chosen topic.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every year.

Language of instruction

English, Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Course rules, How to deliver presentations in Czech and in English
2. Risk and functional safety
3. Cybersecurity
4. Smart Grids
5. Physical layer, synchronization, coding and cabling
6. RS-232, RS-485, I2C
7.AS-interface bus and ASi-i Safety at Work
8. Ethernet and industrial Ethernet
9. Interoperability of communication systems
10. Student presentations
11. Student presentations
12. Student presentations
13. Student presentations

Aims

The course aim is to introduce selected technical end ethical topics in English and to improve the presentation skills of the students in both English and Czech languages.

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

Students have to organize themselves into teams and the team has to deliver a common presentation on a chosen technical or engineering ethics related topic (safety, ecology and sustainability)

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-M1 Master's

    branch M1-BEI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-TIT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-KAM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-EVM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-EST , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-MEL , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-SVE , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-EEN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-BEI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-TIT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-KAM , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-EVM , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-EST , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-MEL , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-SVE , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch M1-EEN , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EEKR-CZV lifelong learning

    branch ET-CZV , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer