352-0559/01 – Digital factory 2.0 (DT20)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Control Systems and InstrumentationCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. David Fojtík, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. David Fojtík, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2022/2023Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
FOJ74 Ing. David Fojtík, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 6+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of this subject is to familiarize students with the principle of a digital factory, including practical introduction to the means, technologies and methods, which they form the backbone of the digital factory. Students get acquainted with the problems of typical sensors, communications networks, data storage and processing methods and data evaluation including an introduction to artificial intelligence.

Teaching methods



The subject introduces students with the principles of digital factories, as well as the devices, technologies and methods that form the backbone of the digital factory.

Compulsory literature:

FRANK, Randy. Understanding smart sensors. 3rd ed. Boston: Artech House, c2013. Artech House integrated microsystems library. ISBN 978-1-60807-507-2 HAUS, Jörg. Optical sensors: basics and applications. [Hoboken]: John Wiley & Sons, 2010. Wiley series in probability and statistics. ISBN 978-3-527-62943-5. MARSHALL, Perry S. a John S. RINALDI. Industrial Ethernet: how to plan, install, and maintain TCP/IP Ethernet networks. 2nd ed. Research Triangle Park: ISA, c2005. ISBN 1-55617-892-1. KELLENBERGER, Kathi. Beginning T-SQL. Third edition. New York, NY: Distributed to the Book trade worldwide by Springer Science+Business Media, [2014]. ISBN 1484200470. HORNBERG, Alexander, ed. Handbook of machine and computer vision: the guide for developers and users. Second, revised and updated edition. Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH, [2017]. ISBN 9783527413409.

Recommended literature:

SANTOS, José Luís a Faramarz FARAHI, ed. Handbook of optical sensors. Boca Raton: CRC Pres, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015]. ISBN 978-1-4398-6685-6. BEN-GAN, Itzik. T-SQL fundamentals. Third edition. Redmond, Washington: Microsoft Press. ISBN 9781509302000.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

The students has to solve and defend an individual project. (50 points) Knowledge test. (50 points)


Other requirements

User knowledge of computing.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to the Subject, Design and Structure of the Digital Factory. 2. Introduction to smart sensors and sensors with a focus on transport and handling. 3. Introduction to contactless and optical sensors. 4. Introduction to image data processing. 5. The Internet of Things and its importance in the digital factory. 6. Computer data networks in digital factories. 7. Wireless computer networks in digital factories. 8. Industrial communication standards and communication protocols. 9. Introduction to Relational Databases and SQL Server. 10. TSQL Basics - Data mining and evaluation. 11. Digital twin, implementation in digital factory. 12. Automatic data evaluation and introduction to artificial intelligence. 13. Neural networks, types of neural networks, training methods. 14. Granting credits.

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2023/2024 (N1041A040013) Intelligent transport and logistics P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2023/2024 (N1041A040013) Intelligent transport and logistics K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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