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Course EIT-FUN-414-K-7

Industrial Communications (2V+1U, 3.0 LP, ANL)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K 3.0 CP
2 V Lecture 28 h 32 h
1 U Lecture hall exercise class 14 h 16 h
(2V+1U) 3.0 CP 42 h 48 h


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [EIT-FUN] Wireless Communication and Navigation
Livecycle-State [ANL] Start-Up Period


1. Industrial Communications: Use Cases, Markets and Requirements – Introduction with examples of major markets, introduction to technology concepts, KPIs, requirements

2. Review of basic properties and numerology of communication systems I

3. Review of basic properties and numerology of communication systems II

4. State of the Art industrial communications – examples with analysis of requirements, technological enablers, and challenges

5. Industrial communication technologies – Overview and classification, major trends and roadmaps for field bus, Industrial Ethernet, NFC, IEEE 802 and cellular technologies, wireless versus wireline

6. Industrial communication technologies – Field bus

7. Industrial communication technologies – Industrial Ethernet, Automotive Ethernet, Wireline and Wireless

8. Industrial communication technologies – NFC, RFID

9. Industrial communication technologies – IEEE 802.11 technologies and overview on other IEEE 802 technologies

10. Industrial communication technologies – Cellular (2G, 4G, 5G, 6G)

11. Industrial communication technologies – Low Power Wide Area standards

12. Industrial Campus networks I

13. Industrial Campus networks II

14. Comparison and future trends

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [EIT-FUN-414-K-7]

Module Name Context
[EIT-FUN-414-M-7] Industrial Communications P: Obligatory 2V+1U, 3.0 LP, ANL