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BL40A2010 Introduction to IoT-Based Systems, 4 cr 
Code BL40A2010  Validity 01.08.2018 -
Name Introduction to IoT-Based Systems  Abbreviation Introduction to 
Credits4 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Energy Systems 

Pedro Juliano Nardelli 

Description by Study Guide

Location: kokonaan verkossa / full digi


B.Sc. (Tech.) 2, B.Sc. (Tech.) 3



Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

Pedro Nardelli, D.Sc. (Tech.), Assistant professor (tenure track)


After the course, the student will be able to: (1) define systems, information and communication, (2) differentiate the physical and symbolic realities, (3) work with the concept of structure of awareness, (4) characterize the internet of things (IoT) and cyber-physical systems, (5) model and analyze systems as constituted by physical, information and decision-making layers, (6) use basic Pyhton libraries in Jupyter notebooks to analyze IoT-based systems.


Introduction. Definition of systems, information and communication. Introduction to networks and their different topologies. The structure of awareness. Reflexive-active systems. Basics of queuing theory. Basics of game theory. Examples of IoT-based systems.

Teaching Methods 

Video lectures 14 h (7 x 2h). Tutorials using Jupyter notebooks 14h (7 x 2h). Weekly homework 14 h. Final work 32 h. Independent studies 30 h. Total workload 104 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

Scale: 0-5,
Grade = Weekly assignments 60% + Final work 40% .

Course Materials 

Lecture notes and other material in Moodle.


Basic mathematical and programming skills. 

Limitation for students? (Yes, number, priorities/Leave empty) 

Target students: Engineering, economics, business and computer science students who desire to learn more about the role of information networks in the system dynamics.
Priority to Industrial IoT-students.
Max. 70 students.

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 

max 15

Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

max 15


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