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ECTS Course Overview

Process Visualization

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Course Unit Code352-0314/02
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated3 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
LAN25doc. Ing. Lenka Landryová, CSc.
This course deals with process visualization, data monitoring and acquisition
for supervisory control. Students learn how to develop SCADA/HMI
applications for monitoring technological processes. SCADA/HMI products used for implementing methods for visualization during this course are InTouch from Wonderware. Examples are given for communication and data acquisition for visualization on operator screens.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
This course deals with process visualization, data monitoring and acquisition
for supervisory control. The main objective of this subject is an introduction to definitions, descriptions and parts of operator environment of supervizory control systems and data acquisition and the use of tools in development software for data visualization.
Course Contents
1. Development environment - configuration of objects, object libraries, symbols and smart objects.
2. The database of monitored variables - data types.
3. Alarms - Configuration screen objects, scripts.
4. Trends - real and historical - tools, filtration in the historical data.
5. Communication with external data provider application environment.
6. Access to process data, the hierarchy of competencies and workstations
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
Boyer S. A.: SCADA. Supervisory Control and Data Acqusition.
LANDRYOVÁ, L. PAWELEK, M. KONEČNÝ, M. Návrh procesních systémů. Programové
systémy SCADA/MMI. 1. vyd. Ostrava: KAKI, 1996. 96 s. ISBN 80-02-01100-7.

MUDRONCÍK, D., ZOLOTOVÁ, I. Priemyselne programovatelne regulatory.
Konfigurovanie, vizualizacia, kvalita softveru. Bratislava : Elfa. 2000. ISBN

VLACH, J. Řízení a vizualizace technologických procesů. 1.vyd. Praha: BEN,
159 s. ISBN 80-86056-66-X.
Recommended Reading:
Breaking the barriers. Supplement to Automation World. PDF document. August 2007. URL: <>
InTouch - Vaše průlomové řešení pro celopodnikovou vizualizaci a supervizní řízení HMI. Pantek URL:<URL: <>
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined