Course detail

Computers and Programming 1

FEKT-BPA-PC1SAcad. year: 2023/2024

The course deals with introduction to MATLAB and Simulink syntax. Introduction to vector and matrix creation, manipulation and arithmetic operations. Introduction to programing and algorithms. Introduction to modeling of dynamic systems in Simulink.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

Knowledge on the secondary school level is required, students should be familiar with principles of matrix calculus.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Student can obtain 100 points for projects realized during semester.
Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


Graduate of course:
- understands to introduction of MATLAB syntax.
- understands to principles of modeling in MATLAB/Simulink

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Attaway, S. MATLAB:A Practical Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving, Elsevier, 2009 (CS)
Moore, H. MATLAB for Engineers,Pearson Education, 2012 (EN)
Hahn, B., Valentine D., T., Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists, Elsevier, 2007 (EN)

Recommended reading

Not applicable.


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPA-ELE Bachelor's

    specialization BPA-PSA , 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

Type of course unit


Exercise in computer lab

39 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer