384.168 Industrial Communication Systems
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

...identify special requirements posed to industrial communication systems.

...understand the basic functional mechanisms of industrial communication systems.

Subject of course

The lecture presents fundamentals of industrial communication networks: protocols, wireless and wired technologies, real-time behaviour, standardization, security and safety aspects as well as application examples. Individual fieldbus systems (Profibus, CAN, Interbus, LON,...) will be treated as well as real-time Ethernet and wireless systems.

Teaching methods

Presentation and discussion of relevant technology basics, discussion of application examples, talks and discussions with experts from industrial practice

Mode of examination




Course dates

Thu09:00 - 11:0003.03.2022Seminarraum 384 Vorbesprechung
Thu09:00 - 11:0010.03.2022 - 30.06.2022Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Industrial Communication Systems - Single appointments
Thu03.03.202209:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 384 Vorbesprechung
Thu10.03.202209:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Thu17.03.202209:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Thu24.03.202209:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Thu31.03.202209:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Thu07.04.202209:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Thu28.04.202209:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Thu05.05.202209:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Thu12.05.202209:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Thu19.05.202209:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Thu02.06.202209:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Thu09.06.202209:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Thu23.06.202209:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung
Thu30.06.202209:00 - 11:00Seminarraum 384 Vorlesung

Examination modalities

written exam

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
23.03.2022 00:00 29.04.2022 00:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 504 Master programme Embedded Systems Not specified


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

none required, basic knowledge of computer and communication networks are desirable

Accompanying courses


if required in English