Course detail

Projecting and Production Simulation

FEKT-MKC-PSVAcad. year: 2020/2021

The course deals with the issue of innovation in production processes in the background in industry 4.0. Furthermore, the methodology of project solutions and project planning. Attention will be paid to the protection of industrial property and the basics of corporate logistics. Students will get acquainted with concepts such as additive production and simulation of production processes using modern simulation systems in connection with Industry 4.0.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The graduate of the course Design and Simulation of Production is able to:
- Orientation in basic terminology within Industry 4.0
- Participate in the work of the project team
- Participate in the work of the company's R&D center related to electrical production
- Create project documentation
- Determine individual logistics activities and their interconnection with the prediction of possible optimizations
- Determine logistics costs


The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Sule, D., R.:Manufacturing Facilities, PWS Boston (EN)
Cedarleaf, J.:Plant Layout and Flow Improvement,Bluecreek, P.C. Washington (EN)
Kališ J., Říha M., MS Office Projekt, CPress (CS)
Maxa, J., Vyroubal P.: Řízení a správa dat (CS)
Ministerstvo průmyslu a obchodu: Iniciativa průmysl 4.0 (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

20b. project
20b. computer exercises
60b. final examination
Attendance in the computer exercises is required.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1) Industry 4.0, basic concepts, RAMI model, Industry 4.0 model, current state in the Czech Republic
2) Industry 4.0 tools, IoT, IIoT, IoP, IoS and cyber security in a manufacturing plant
3) Modern simulation tools, optimization and sensitivity analyzes in production
5) Additive production technology, 3D printing as a part of modern production
6) Designing, how to write a project, project outline.
7) Methods of industrial property protection, patents, utility models, technology, design
8) Logistic thinking from the Middle Ages to the application of Industry 4.0 in logistics processes
9) Inventory management and their impact on profit in the company
10) Warehouse systems and use of applications from Industry 4.0
11) Handling of property in the company and packaging
12) Purchasing management in the company and the used electronic marketplace
13) The importance of transport systems in the company


The aim of the course is to expand knowledge in the field of Industry 4.0 with greater emphasis on the implementation of tools of Industry 4.0 and computer technology. The graduate of the course will be able to determine individual logistics activities for a manufacturing company and their interconnection with the prediction of possible optimization and determination of logistics costs. Gain an overview of the company's logistics strategy and global logistics management. Using appropriate methods (eg Saaty's method) he will be able to present his solutions in a suitable way and implement applications from Industry 4.0 into logistics activities.

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

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MKC-EVM Master's, 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise in computer lab

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer