APDMAP44 Internet of Things and Telemetry

Institute of physics in Opava
summer 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Tomáš Janečka (lecturer)
Ing. Tomáš Janečka (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Tomáš Janečka
Institute of physics in Opava
Wed 16:25–18:00 118
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
APDMAP44/01: Wed 18:05–18:50 118, T. Janečka
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The student will be introduced to the general issues of IoT, and will get a comprehensive overview of applications for IoT, architecture, infrastructure and network security. The knowledge gained can be further expanded in the follow-up course "System Design with IoT".
Learning outcomes
Upon completing the course, the student will be introduced to general IoT issues, IoT applications, architecture, infrastructure and network security.
  • 1. Characteristics of IoT

  • 2. History of IoT

  • 3. IoT applications and uses: industry, construction and manufacturing (smart factory), consumer use (smart home), retail network, financial management, medical and healthcare, transportation, transportation and logistics, agriculture and environment, energy and energy management , smart cities

  • 4. Sensors and end devices: thermocouples and temperature sensors, hall sensors and current sensors, Photoelectric and PIR sensors, active sensors, MEMS sensors (accelerometers, gyroscopes, pressure sensors)

  • 5. Power management: solar, piezo-mechanical, RF and thermal sources, electrical energy storage (batteries and accumulators, supercapacitors)

  • 6. IoT architecture: network architectures and topologies, ranges and coverage, energy consumption. Network features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), ZigBee, 6LoWPAN, Thread, NB, LoRa, Sigfox.

  • 7. Communication protocols in IoT networks: MQTT, MQTT-SN, CoAP, STOMP, AMQP

  • 8. IoT

    Data Processing Servers and Cloud Storage
  • 9. Security in IoT networks: definition of security, analysis of possible attacks, physical and hardware protection, software protection, cryptography, government regulations

  • 10. IoT Alliances, Communities and Consortia

  • 11. Sustainability of the IoT

  • In the exercises, the student will get a practical introduction to existing IoT systems on various platforms, including related data management on cloud services, and to diagnostic devices for simulating end units and testing of signal coverage.
    required literature
  • Davi Hanes, IoT Fundamentals: Networking Technologies, Protocols, and Use Cases for the Internet of Things ISBN 978-1-58714-456-1
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  • Gaston C. Hillar, MQTT Essentials - A Lightweight IoT Protocol, ISBN 978-1-78728-781-5
    recommended literature
  • Naresh Gupta, Inside Bluetooth Low energy, Second Edition, ISBN 978-1-63081-089-4 https://www.iot-portal.cz
Teaching methods
lectures, exercises
Assessment methods
Active participation in exercises, verification of knowledge of the study subject in oral exam.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms summer 2021, summer 2022.
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