480-2020/01 – Computer Control of Experiments (PRE)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Iva Bezděková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Iva Bezděková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEI, USPIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BEZ0059 Ing. Iva Bezděková, Ph.D.
CIP10 doc. RNDr. Dalibor Ciprian, Ph.D.
HLA57 prof. Ing. Libor Hlaváč, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The objective of course to introduce the students to the design of experimental measurement systems including hardware and software. The usage of the graphical user interface is presented too.

Teaching methods



Students are introduced to the basic principles of hardware resources used for automation of measuring devices and setups completed with the introduction of work in LabView systems engineering software.

Compulsory literature:

Essick J., Hands-On Introduction to LabVIEW for Scientists and Engineers - 3 edition, OUP USA, 2015, ISBN 978-0190211899

Recommended literature:

Travis, J., Kring, J., LabVIEW for Everyone - 3 edition, Prentice Hall, 2006, ISBN 978-0131856721

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Discussion with students during the lessons.


no e-learning available

Další požadavky na studenta

systematic out-of-class study required


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Measuring transducers. 2. Virtual measurement devices and digital interfaces. 3. Introduction to LabVIEW systems engineering software, 4. Basic principles of graphical programming. 5. Cycles and registers. 6. String, arrays and clusters. 7. I/O files management 8. Desing of graphics 9. Flow control 10. A/D conversion issues 11. Plug-in multifunction measuring cards and graphical user interface 12. Design of experiments in LabView 13. Individual training

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: compulsory seminars - max 3 absences with leave

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (B0533A110023) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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