Course detail

Embedded Systems for Industrial Control

FEKT-MPA-ESIAcad. year: 2020/2021

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 pretesentations and lectures on selected topics from the field of embedded systems and industrial automation. Lectures are English language. In the second half of the course students organized in teams present their chosen topic in English. The topics are either strictly technical or can adress engineering ethics issues related to safety, security, privacy, 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; the rules are explained during the 1st lecture.

Language of instruction

English

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. Resiliency
5. Ethernet and industrial Ethernet
6. Communication interfaces of embedded systems
7. Student presentations
8. Student presentations
9. Student presentations
10. Student presentations
11. Student presentations
12. Student presentations
13. Course ends

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)

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer