Course syllabus - Industry 4.0 - Introduction
Spring semester 2022
G1F (First cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements).
Product and Process Development
School of Innovation, Design and Engineering
Course literature is preliminary up to 8 weeks before course start. Course literature can be valid over several semesters.
Hands-On Industrial Internet of Things [Elektronisk resurs]
URL: Länk till boken
Introduction to edge computing
Reports, scientific papers and white papers
White paper - CISCO The Internet of Things Reference Model pp. 1-12
Report - The Industrial Internet of Things Volume G2: Key System Concerns -Read only Chapter 3 and Chapter 5
Report - The NIST definition of Cloud Computing - Read only Chapter 1 and Chapter 3, pp. 2-3
White paper - Fog Computing and the Internet of Things: Extend the Cloud to Where the Things Are -pp. 1-5
Positioning paper - Robots and the Workplace of the Future, pp. 1-27
Scientific paper- Discrete Event Simulation and Virtual Reality Use in Industry: New Opportunities and Future Trends
Scientific paper- A TUTORIAL ON SIMULATION CONCEPTUAL MODELING
Scientific paper- A review of the roles of Digital Twin in CPS-based production systems
Ytterligare litteratur kan tillkomma under kursens gång
The purpose of this course is to provide the participants with basic knowledge of how an Industry 4.0 system can be built up and run as well as an overall understanding of which technologies that can be included. The course will provide the participants with insight and understanding of the 4th Industrial revolution and how it will impact on the industry.
Upon completion of the course the student shall be able to:
1. Describe and show understanding of the characteristics of the 4th Industrial Revolution and digitalization.
2. Describe the impact of digitalization on the industry.
3. Describe the major technology areas within Industry 4.0 and be able to evaluate challenges and possibilities related to these.
4. Describe possible future scenarios in production based on new technologies within Industry 4.0.
5. Demonstrate the ability to carry out a practical work to theories and design of an Industry 4.0 system.
6. Demonstrate the ability to individually and as group member perform and present project and seminar assignment both orally and in writing.
* Characteristics of the 4th Industrial Revolution and digitalization
* Introduction to Industry 4.0 and main technologies
* The impact of digitalization on industry
* Challenges and possibilities with Industry 4.0 technologies and future scenarios
* Design of an Industry 4.0 system
30 credits in engineering/technology and at least 2 years of work experience in full-time from relevant area within industry.
Seminar (SEM1), 1,5 credits, marks Fail (U) or Pass (G) (examines learning outcomes 1-3 and 6).
Project (PRO1), 2,5 credits, marks Fail (U), or Pass (G) (examines learning outcomes 3-6)
Laboratory work (LAB1), 1 credit, marks Fail (U) or Pass (G) (examines learning outcomes 3 and 6)
A student who has a certificate from MDU regarding a disability has the opportunity to submit a request for supportive measures during written examinations or other forms of examination, in accordance with the Rules and Regulations for Examinations at First-cycle and Second-cycle Level at Mälardalen University (2020/1655). It is the examiner who takes decisions on any supportive measures, based on what kind of certificate is issued, and in that case which measures are to be applied.
Suspicions of attempting to deceive in examinations (cheating) are reported to the Vice-Chancellor, in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance, and are examined by the University’s Disciplinary Board. If the Disciplinary Board considers the student to be guilty of a disciplinary offence, the Board will take a decision on disciplinary action, which will be a warning or suspension.Study guide
Interim Regulations and Other Regulations
The course overlaps 5 credits with PPU212 Introduction to the Industry 4.0, 5 credits with PPU217 Introduction to the Industry 4.0 and 5 credits with PPU213 Industry 4.0 - Introduction.