Course Details

Informatics

BUA001 course is part of 3 study plans

Bc. full-t. program BPC-SI > spVS compulsory Winter Semester 1st year 3 credits

Bc. full-t. program BPA-SI compulsory Winter Semester 1st year 3 credits

Bc. combi. program BKC-SI compulsory Winter Semester 1st year 3 credits

Operation system usage and management Computer networks, Internet (principles, network protocols, Internet services) Computer network security Basic principles of computer graphics and image processing Computer document processing, basics of typography Advanced engineering computations using MS Excel

Course Guarantor

Ing. Miroslav Menšík, Ph.D.

Institute

Institute of Computer Aided Engineering and Computer Science

Learning outcomes

The purpose of the course is a basic level of knowledge and skills for the effective use of computer technology. In addition to the overview of the general technical solutions in the field, students absolved the course are ready to use advanced software for engineering calculations.
Students will acquire basic knowledge of computer networks and network security. They obtain an overview of the main tasks of operating systems and applications software.
In addition, students will learn about the principles of computer graphics, image processing and the basic rules of computer typography.

Prerequisites

Basics of Computer Science within the scope of secondary school.

Planned educational activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through practical classes and self-study assignments. Attendance at classes is compulsory.

Forms and criteria of assessment

Attendance and active participation in class sessions are required. There are two assessment tasks – advanced document processing and theoretical test. Both must be completed in order to pass the subject.

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Vymezení kontrolované výuky a způsob jejího provádění stanoví každoročně aktualizovaná vyhláška garanta předmětu.

Practice

3 hours/week, 13 weeks, compulsory

Syllabus of practice

1. Computer lab use policy, FCE computer network, computer network security, faculty information system.
2. Rudiments of spreadsheets: cell addressing, entering names, copying, formatting, built-in Excel functions, formulas.
3. Conditional formatting, data validation, data import (measurement data import).
4. Graphic output.
5. Advanced computations in engineering science using spreadsheets.
6. Database applications (sorting, pivot tables, filtering).
7. Analytical tools: goal seek, solver.
8.–9. Basics of computer typography: text processing, document structure, styles, headings, references, footnotes, content.
10. Typesetting of technical documents. Formulas, tables, pictures.
11.–12. Basics of computer graphics: Image/photo processing using text processor and raster editor, image parameters for typesetting.
13. Final test, final work (document) evaluation.