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Intermediate Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Market overview, Key Skills to develop

In this module you will see a specialization (full course) overview, learn what Industry 4.0 is all about, learn about the enabling factors that made it possible for the IIoT to come into existence, and become aware of what key skills to learn in order to be employed in the IIoT market segment....
10 videos (Total 147 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
Segment 1 - Full Course Overview13m
Segment 2 - Full Course Overview (con't)19m
Segment 3 - Industry 4.025m
Segment 4 - Enabling Factors8m
Segment 5 - Business Considerations17m
Segment 6 - Cyber-Physical Systems, Market Growth24m
Segment 7 - Top Players, Market Dynamics14m
Segment 8 - Energy Market Example15m
Segment 9 - Key Skills to Develop7m
1 reading
Industrial IoT Markets and Security Course Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz24m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Platforms, Software and Services

In this module we will take a look at what a platform is and the leading suppliers of platforms. I'll give you a quick look at an example building automation deployment and how a platform forms the "glue" that ties the entire system together. We will also take a look at the software and services market....
5 videos (Total 49 min), 1 quiz
5 videos
Segment 2 - Device, Application and Network Management7m
Segment 3 - Example Deployment: Building Automation7m
Segment 4 - Software Solutions16m
Segment 5 - Services5m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz45m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Top 5 application areas, Realtime Operating Systems

In this module we will look at the top 5 application areas and considerations involved in selecting a real-time operating system for an IIoT node (think: a single board computer attached to a manufacturing machine like a lathe)....
6 videos (Total 68 min), 1 quiz
6 videos
Segment 2 - Industrial (Manufacturing)11m
Segment 3 - Building Automation8m
Segment 4 - Oil & Gas10m
Segment 5 - Agriculture7m
Segment 6 - Real-time Operations Systems (RTOS)17m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Networking, wireless communication providers and protocols

In this module we look at networking concepts and two important developments: Network Functions Virtualization and Software Defined Networks. We then move on to take a quick survey of long-range and short-range wireless protocols....
17 videos (Total 102 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
17 videos
Segment 2 - Network Terminology11m
Segment 3 - Network Functions Virtualization16m
Segment 4 - Software Defined Networks11m
Segment 5 - Messaging Schemes10m
Segment 6 - Long-range Wireless Protocols12m
Segment 7 - LoRa WAN5m
Segment 8 - Ingenu7m
Segment 9 - Satellite Communications2m
Segment 10 - Short-range Wireless Protocols45s
Segment 11 - ANT+1m
Segment 12 - WiFi48s
Segment 13 - ZigBee2m
Segment 14 - WHART5m
Segment 15 - EnOcean5m
Segment 16 - Z-Wave1m
Segment 17 - NFC59s
1 reading
Coming up in Module 55m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz20m

Instructor

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David Sluiter

Professor Adjunct
Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering

About University of Colorado Boulder

CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies....

About the Developing Industrial Internet of Things Specialization

In this specialization, you will engage the vast array of technologies that can be used to build an industrial internet of things deployment. You'll encounter market sizes and opportunities, operating systems, networking concepts, many security topics, how to plan, staff and execute a project plan, sensors, file systems and how storage devices work, machine learning and big data analytics, an introduction to SystemC, techniques for debugging deeply embedded systems, promoting technical ideas within a company and learning from failures. In addition, students will learn several key business concepts important for engineers to understand, like CapEx (capital expenditure) for buying a piece of lab equipment and OpEx (operational expense) for rent, utilities and employee salaries....
Developing Industrial Internet of Things

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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