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Course syllabus SMVIT_I - Systems Thinking in IT (FIIT - WS 2017/2018)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Systems Thinking in IT
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly (on-site method)
2 hours weekly (on-site method)
project/semestral paper
1 hour weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 6
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Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
1. Independent work on the semester project - submission of the project is a necessary condition for obtaining the credit: 70% of the evaluation
2. Passing the interim test at the 6th week of the semester: 10% of the evaluation
3. Written examination: 20% of the evaluation
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students should understand the IT solution in the whole complexity - business level, system level, technological level. Systematic approach to the problem solving, ability to thinking in life cycle of the solution. Student will reach the general knowledge and skills in digital fabrication, how to transform idea to tangible object. Beyond the theory the student will reach practical experiences in the following areas: - how to use tools of digital fabrication in FABLAB rooms, rapid prototyping with 3D CADs, 3D printing, vinyl and laser cutter,
CNC machine, 3D scanning, sewing machine, ARDUINO, ESP8266, electronic engineering, PCBs.
All technical documentation and project management, team collaboration will be performed in UML modeler - Enterprise Architect (Sparxsystem).
Course contents:
1. Introduction - basic principles of FabLab. Why think wholeheartedly ?
2. Life cycle of product from idea to implementation
3. System thinking
4. Metadata based knowledge systems
5. Internet of Things and Industry 4.0
6. Enterprise Architecture Frameworks and The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
7. Basic principles and tools and work safety at FabLab
8. 2D, 2,5D and 3D CAD
9. Computer controlled cutting
10. Electronic construction
11. 3D scanning and printing
12. Computerized Numerical Control (CNC)
Recommended or required reading:
Covey, R. Stephen: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal
Neil Geshenfeld, Fab: The Coming Revolution on Your Desktop-From Personal Computers to Personal Fabrication, ReadHowYouWant.com, 2011, 381 s. ISBN 978-1-4596-1057-6
Senge, M. Peter. The Fifth Discipline: The art and practice of learning organization: Second edition, Crown Publ, 2010
Slama, Dirk; Puhlmann, Frank; Morrish, Jim; Rishi, M.; Enterprise IoT, O´REILLY, 2015
Staněk, Peter; Ivanová, Pavlína: Súčasné tendencie ekonomickej globalizácie, Elita, 2015

Language of instruction:
slovak and english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 50

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Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Roman Kazička, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak
doc. Ing. Tibor Krajčovič, PhD. (tutor) - slovak
Ing. Jozef Vaško (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak
Last modification:
5. 9. 2017
Ing. Roman Kazička, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by RNDr. Marta Gnipová on 09/05/2017.

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