DDI711 Basics of Computer Control

Code DDI711
Name Basics of Computer Control
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Computer Science
Faculty
Academic staff Zigurds Markovičs
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The study course gives basic knowledge of computer control by looking at modern tendencies in the management and control of technological processes, emphasizing the common and different features of industry, agriculture, transport, services, etc. Students are introduced to the problems to be solved in each of the branches, with specific computer hardware, specific programming languages. Great attention is paid to the robotization of technological processes, intellectual management, decision making. Basic knowledge of industrial networks (Ethernet, Profinet, Profibus, etc.) is provided..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To provide knowledge about computer control guidelines, the problems to be solved in different industries, common solutions methods, such as robotics, flexible management, smart home and office, adaptive and intellectual management. To prepare specialists who can use the acquired knowledge in real tasks.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Able to orient in the control of modern production processes and making decisions in computer control systems - Positive evaluation in theoretical exam about appropriate questions and practical tasks
Able to analyze and explain the peculiarities of computer control in different applications in the fields - Positive evaluation in theoretical exam about appropriate questions and practical tasks
Able to understand the robotic problems of different robot generations - Positive evaluation in theoretical exam about appropriate questions and practical tasks
Able to analyze and explain the difference between specific computer control hardware and everyday use hardware - Positive evaluation in theoretical exam about appropriate questions and practical tasks
Course prerequisites Mathematics, Physics, Discrete Mathematics, Data structures.

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