430-4123/02 – Simulation and Testing of Electronic Systems (STES)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Applied ElectronicsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Tomáš Mrověc, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Tomáš Mrověc, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KRU0143 Ing. Petr Krupa
MRO061 Ing. Tomáš Mrověc, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The knowledge needed to good orientation in the principles of simulation and testing of electric and electronic systems in the automotive industry, will be achieved. The obtained knowledge should be a part of the general knowledge of testing engineer in electronics and automotive areas.

Teaching methods

Project work
Teaching by an expert (lecture or tutorial)


The subject focuses on the verification of electrical and electronic systems for automotive applications by computer simulation and testing. Namely the systems which consist of electronic control units for automotive electronics systems. For the simulations and testing there are used special software and special testing hardware. The prerequisites of this subject are electronics, simulation and testing procedure for automotive.

Compulsory literature:

Bosch Automotive Electrics and Automotive Electronics, Robert Bosch GmbH, Plochingen, Germany, Springer, 2014. ISBN 978-3-658-01783-5. Technical Papers on the Development of Embedded Electronics, Vector Informatik GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany, 2018.

Recommended literature:

JURGEN, Ronald K, ed. Automotive electronics handbook. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, c1999. ISBN 0-07-034453-1. ZAMAN, Najamuz. Automotive electronics design fundamentals. Cham: Springer, [2015]. ISBN 978-3-319-17583-6. Web site of Matlab and Simulink: http://www.mathworks.com Web site of Vector Informatik: http://www.vector.com

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Verification of study: Checking tests - Test No.1, Test No.2 (see exercise) Conditions for credit: Pass through 2 checking tests in regular terms. Elaboration and physical implementation of the semester project. Acquirement at least of 20 point from the 40 possible.


Other requirements

There are no additional student requirements.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: - Introduction to the means of computer simulation and testing of automotive electronic systems. - Creation of simulation models for testing applications. - Real Time simulation - FPGA applications. - Test specification - concepts, design and test specification processing. - Preparation of test applications - claims processing, construction of the testing device, connection of the test object. - Creation of tests - testing logic, software for creating tests. - Creation of tests - test structures, continuity. - Creation of tests - text programming. - Creation of tests - graphical programming. - Tests compilation. - Implementing tests into the test application. - Test protocols - structure, results, processing. - Special testing applications. Exercises: - Safety training of working in the laboratories, introduction to the content of exercises and requirement for the credit. - Assignment of semester project (hereinafter SP) - in the specifications, process solutions. - Simulation model design in MATLAB / Simulink environment. - Preparing the simulation model for the testing application. - Creation of simulation model, according to SP. - Compile the simulation model for the testing application. - Test No. 1. - Processing the test specification. - Creation of test tasks - text-based programming. - Creation of test tasks - graphical programming. - Programming a test task, according to SP. - Realization of the semester project. - Test No. 2.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester, validity until: 2021/2022 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 40 (40) 20
                Test Written test 20  5
                Project Semestral project 20  5
        Examination Examination 60 (60) 20 3
                Practice Written examination 40  10
                Oral Oral examination 20  0
Mandatory attendence participation: Passing the credit test and submitting a semester project.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2023/2024 (N0714A060007) Applied Electronics P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2023/2024 (N0716A060002) Automotive Electronic Systems P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0714A060007) Applied Electronics P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2022/2023 (N0716A060002) Automotive Electronic Systems P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (N0716A060002) Automotive Electronic Systems P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (N0714A060007) Applied Electronics P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2020/2021 (N0716A060002) Automotive Electronic Systems P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (N0714A060007) Applied Electronics P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N0714A060007) Applied Electronics P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan

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Assessment of instruction

2021/2022 Summer