Course detail

Systems Methodology

ÚSI-2SASMAcad. year: 2011/2012

Subject is aimed at problem of system access usage for solution of problem situations from the field of engineering.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student gains basic knowledge capable for use of system access at solution of difficult problem situations, especially from the field of engineering.


Not requested.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Exam: Consigned from written and oral part. Student has to gain minimum of 70 % success to advance to oral exam.

Course curriculum

1. System methodology - theory of systems, terms of system and scheme, system access, system cogitation.
2. System of important quantities on object, basic terms in theory of systems, system conception of problematic situations and problems.
3. System access at problem solution - cognitive problems; system conception of system methods.
4. Risk engineering - systematic determination (basic terms, methodology of determination of technical objects safety, categorization of failures, their consequences and size of risk, methods used at safety studies, management in the field of technical objects risk control).
5. Theory of modeling - determination, structure of modeling.
6. Models and modeling - basic characteristics of model, general model structure, general modeling structure, basic activities in modeling, types of modeling.
7. Computing modeling - classical and simulation modeling.
8. Computing modeling - simulated identification, sensitivity analysis, optimalization, algorithms of computing modeling.
9. System conception of experiment - system acces to experiment - basic terms.
10. System access to experiment - phases of technical experiment, computerized support of experiment.
11. Theory of experiment, technical diagnostics.
12. System conception of limiting states of technical objects - determination of basic terms, limiting states of technical objects, division of limiting states.
13. Statistical data processing - conception of basic terms, descriptive statistics, structure of statistical symbols.

Work placements

Not applicable.


Goal of this subject is to gain basic knowledge from the system methodology - system access, system cogitation, system methodologies, system procedures and special expert knowledge of selected system methods (modeling, experiment, limiting states and statistics).

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

JANÍČEK, P.: Systémové pojetí vybraných oborů pro techniky, hledání souvislostí. 1. díl AKADEMICKÉ NAKLADATELSTVÍ CERM, Brno 2007, ISBN (CERM) 978-80-7204-555-6

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MRzI Master's

    branch REZ , 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory
    branch RSZ , 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory
    branch RFI , 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory
    branch RSK , 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory
    branch RIS , 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory
    branch RCH , 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer