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					                                                  FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE


STUDY COURSES


Study Course - ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING
First degree undergraduate (BArch, 7 semesters) full-time and part-time courses with a possibility of
completing second degree courses (MArch, 3 semesters).
The study programme includes comprehensive interdisciplinary knowledge in the fields of history and
theory of urban planning, architecture and fine arts, sociology, civil engineering, building construction,
physics of buildings and urban infrastructure. On completion of the course, graduates will acquire
interdisciplinary knowledge not only in technical sciences and humanities but will also develop creative
skills in space planning. They will be well prepared to design architectural structures of diverse functions,
make urban design and space planning projects.



Study Course – INTERIOR DESIGN
First degree undergraduate (BArch, 7 semesters) full-time and part-time courses with a possibility of
completing second degree courses (MArch, 4 semesters).
The course programme provides thorough interdisciplinary knowledge in the fields of history and theory
of interior design and fine arts, ergonomics, lighting, theory of colours as well as basic engineering know-
how and skills. Interior Design graduates will have the knowledge and skills that will enable them to
design multi-functional interiors like those of homes, sacred buildings or public utilities. They will also be
able to design exhibition stands, furniture, works of applied art, interior sculpture and artistic lighting.
They will be prepared to carry out their design work in teams as well as individually.



Study Course - GRAPHIC ARTS
First degree undergraduate (BA, 6 semesters) full-time and part-time courses.
Specialization: Graphic Design
This course provides a comprehensive study of plastic arts and development of technical skills in graphic
design. Graduates of the course will possess all the necessary knowledge and technical skills in graphic
arts and other related disciplines which will enable them to work creatively using both traditional and
modern ways of artistic communication including multimedia techniques. They may find employment in
culture institutions, publishing houses, advertising agencies or graphic design studi




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FIELD OF STUDY: ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING – FIRST DEGREE COURSE


 SUBJECT                                              CODE                ECTS      SEMESTER
 Architectural Design Module I                        AiU.AD1.EN           12       Winter
 Subject description: The theoretical aim is to familiarize students with the main problems related
 to architectural design of residential buildings including spatial, social (human), technical
 (engineering) and infrastructural aspects. The practical objective is to exercise the execution of
 architectural conceptual drawings of a complex residential building: one-family house.
 Skills:
 * experience in the analyses and assessment of residential housing;
 * skills for preparation of an architectural program for various types of housing;
 * skills and experience for producing conceptual architectural designs of one-family houses;
 * basic research abilities related to the field of human inhabitation assessment.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

 SUBJECT                                               CODE               ECTS       SEMESTER
 Urban Design Module I                                 AiU.UD1.EN           8        Winter
 Subject description: The objective of the course is to initiate student's education on urban design
 and to teach a student to interplay with urban fabric, with stress on the following main aspects: (1)
 to interpret basic elements of urban fabric; (2) to assess cultural, spatial and infrastructural values
 of basic urban elements in a town; (3) to recognize, assess, compare and study basic urban
 problems in a city, including traffic parameters.
 Skills: Basic study skills related to the recognition, assessment, understanding and describing urban
 fabric, including the following elements: spaces (streets, squares), borders (frontages-facades),
 greenery, infrastructure. Traffic parameters and urban landscape (urban silhouettes) should be
 assessed properly. Basic design skills and experience in preparing conceptual urban designs.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

 SUBJECT                                            CODE                ECTS       SEMESTER
 Computer Techniques in Design Module I             AiU.CAD1.EN           5        Winter
 Subject description: This intensive course prepares the student with the knowledge, skills, and
 abilities necessary for creating 2D drawings and 3D solid modeling, view manipulation of 3D
 models, and rendering of the abstract composition. The exploration of the composition shall be
 done directly with use of computer. Computer shall be treated as a design partner, when the
 search should be concentrated on the new imaginatory and composition possibilities.
 The framework course program includes creation of simple architectural objects by CAAD software
 using. Elaboration of 2D technical
 drawing.
 Skills: Students will have knowledge of using of CAD software in architectural design.
 They learn basic AutoCAD commands, which allow him to draw the plans, sections and facades.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

 SUBJECT                                          CODE              ECTS     SEMESTER
 Visual Arts I                                    AiU.FA1.EN         5       Winter
 Subject description: The main objective is to learn freehand drawing as the language of visual
 communication in space. The working objective is to acquire freehand drawing skills that include
 aesthetic problem solving related to the issues of displaying building interiors and urban

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architecture and space.
The supplementary aim is to familiarize a student with basic techniques of artistic painting (poster
paint, watercolour, pastel drawing), and the development of student's individual aesthetic
perception, with the focus on colour perception. The method is to explore the colour compositions
through the sequences of brightening colours and monochrome sets and compositions; exploring
colour contrasts and compositional forms.
Skills: A student should be able to recognize and utilise the following aspects of freehand drawing:
· a study of a building interior;
· a study of a scenery;
· aesthetic problem solving;
· implementation of lines, surfaces and light;
· freehand drawing of a perspective.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                              CODE                ECTS     SEMESTER
Architectural Design Module II                       AiU.AD2.EN           12      Summer
Subject description: The theoretical aim is to familiarize students with the main problems related
to architectural design of residential buildings including spatial, social (human), technical
(engineering) and infrastructural aspects. The practical objective is to exercise the execution of
architectural conceptual drawings of a complex residential building: multi-family building.
Skills:
*experience in the analyses and assessment of residential housing;
*skills for preparation of an architectural program for various types of housing;
*basic skills of conceptual, functional, spatial and structural design of multi-family residential
buildings;
* basic research abilities related to the field of human inhabitation assessment.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                                CODE              ECTS        SEMESTER
Urban Design Module II                                 AiU.UD2.EN           8        Summer
Subject description: The objective of the course is to initiate student's education on urban design
and to teach a student to interplay with urban fabric, with stress on the following main aspects: (1)
to interprete basic elements of urban fabric; (2) to assess cultural, spatial and infrastructural values
of basic urban elements in a town; (3) to recognize, assess, compare and study basic urban
problems in a city, including traffic parameters and demographic issues.
Skills: Basic study skills related to the recognition, assessment, understanding and describing urban
fabric, including the following elements: spaces (streets, squares), borders (frontages-facades),
greenery, infrastructure. Traffic parameters and urban landscape (urban silhouettes) should be
assessed properly. Basic design skills and experience in preparing conceptual urban designs.
Advanced aesthetic sensibility and interpretation skills on the field of cultural values in the urban
landscape.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                         CODE               ECTS     SEMESTER
Computer Techniques in Design Module II         AiU.CAD2.EN          5      Summer
Subject description: This intensive course prepares the student with the knowledge, skills, and
abilities necessary for creating 2D drawings and 3D solid modeling, view manipulation of 3D
models, and rendering of the abstract composition. The exploration of the composition shall be
done directly with use of computer. Computer shall be treated as a design partner, when the

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 search should be concentrated on the new imaginatory and composition possibilities. The
 framework course program includes exploration of the architectural composition in the digital
 space (Bas relief, Solid form, Walking through the space).
 Skills: Students will have knowledge of using of CAD software in architectural design.
 Basic knowledge about methods of spatial modeling and animation.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

 SUBJECT                                             CODE                 ECTS       SEMESTER
 Visual Arts II                                      AiU.FA2.EN             5        Summer
 Subject description: The main objective is to learn freehand drawing as the language of visual
 communication in space. The working objective is to acquire freehand drawing skills that include
 aesthetic problem solving related to the issues of displaying building interiors and urban
 architecture and space. The supplementary aim is to familiarize a student with basic techniques of
 artistic painting (poster paint, watercolour, pastel drawing), and the development of student's
 individual aesthetic perception, with the focus on colour perception. The method is to explore the
 colour compositions through the sequences of brightening colours and monochrome sets and
 compositions; exploring colour contrasts and compositional forms.
 Skills: A student should be able to recognize and utilise the following aspects of freehand drawing:
 · a study of a building interior;
 · a study of a scenery;
 · aesthetic problem solving;
 · implementation of lines, surfaces and light;
 · freehand drawing of a perspective.
 A student should be also able to utilise proper techniques of painting, and properly recognise the
 dependencies between composition forms and colours. He/she should get the ability to observe,
 to interprete and to be inspired by his/her visual environment.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3


ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING – SECOND DEGREE COURSE

 SUBJECT                                             CODE                  ECTS       SEMESTER
 Architectural Design Module III                     AiU.AD3.EN               8       Winter
 Subject description: The course objective is to teach the principles of ergonomics and the art of
 architecture, the practical application of the building crafts and methodology of architectural
 design, whilst deriving aesthetic value of architectural forms from their spatial and cultural
 contexts. Ideological, spatial and structural shaping of public utility buildings with a simple function
 for a small group of occupants, located in a non-urban environment of high nature values, in its
 form referred to the tradition of the architecture of local cultures typical of the place it is built in.
 Skills: Advanced study and design skills related to the recognition, assessment, understanding and
 describing architectural space in its spatial and cultural (semantical) context, including the respect
 for multi--cultural and multi-ethnic phemonena that create the identity of a place and its
 inhabitants/users. Abilities and skills for producing final architectural drawings which show the
 essence of aesthetical idea.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

 SUBJECT                                            CODE              ECTS       SEMESTER
 Urban Design Module III                            AiU.UD3.EN         12        Winter
 Subject description: The objective of the course is NOT the utmost completing student's education

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on urban design and planning, as international students may have various level of preparation and
training in urban design, and their homeland countries may have different juridical systems related
to urban planning concepts. Instead, the course objective is to practice interactive interplay with
urban fabric as complex but flexible medium, and to learn to understand urban processes with the
special focus on assessment of cultural heritage and architectural values in urban space.
Skills: Basic research skills related to the recognition, assessment, understanding and describing
urban fabric. Intermediate design skills and experience in preparing conceptual urban designs.
Advanced aesthetic sensibility and interpretation skills on the field of cultural values in the urban
landscape.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                            CODE                ECTS       SEMESTER
Computer Techniques in Design Module I             AiU.CAD1.EN           5        Winter
Subject description: This intensive course prepares the student with the knowledge, skills, and
abilities necessary for creating 2D drawings and 3D solid modeling, view manipulation of 3D
models, and rendering of the abstract composition. The exploration of the composition shall be
done directly with use of computer. Computer shall be treated as a design partner, when the
search should be concentrated on the new imaginatory and composition possibilities.
The framework course program includes creation of simple architectural objects by CAAD software
using. Elaboration of 2D technical
drawing.
Skills: Students will have knowledge of using of CAD software in architectural design.
They learn basic AutoCAD commands, which allow him to draw the plans, sections and facades.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                            CODE                  ECTS       SEMESTER
Visual Arts I                                      AiU.FA1.EN              5        Winter
Subject description: The main objective is to learn freehand drawing as the language of visual
communication in space. The working objective is to acquire freehand drawing skills that include
aesthetic problem solving related to the issues of displaying building interiors and urban
architecture and space. The supplementary aim is to familiarize a student with basic techniques of
artistic painting (poster paint, watercolour, pastel drawing), and the development of student's
individual aesthetic perception, with the focus on colour perception. The method is to explore the
colour compositions through the sequences of brightening colours and monochrome sets and
compositions; exploring colour contrasts and compositional forms.
Skills: A student should be able to recognize and utilise the following aspects of freehand drawing:
· a study of a building interior;
· a study of a scenery;
· aesthetic problem solving;
· implementation of lines, surfaces and light;
· freehand drawing of a perspective.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                           CODE                ECTS     SEMESTER
Architectural Design Module IV                    AiU.AD4.EN            8      Summer
Subject description: The course objective is to teach the principles of ergonomics and the art of
architecture, the practical application of the building crafts and methodology of architectural
design, whilst deriving aesthetic value of architectural forms from their spatial and cultural
contexts. The architectural design of a public utility, commercial or commercial and housing

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building located by a river, a pond or a lake, in the meeting point of a natural and structured
environment of high landscape and cultural values, in a non-highly urbanized place. Depending on
its location and intensity of contextual space it is meant to be a tourist, recreation, commercial and
gastronomic or cultural (acting and musical workshops, pilgrim’s house, etc.) building.
Skills: Advanced study and design skills related to the recognition, assessment, understanding and
describing architectural space in its spatial and cultural (semantical) context, including the respect
for multi--cultural and multi-ethnic phemonena that create the identity of a place and its
inhabitants/users. Abilities and skills for producing final architectural drawings which show the
essence of aesthetical idea.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                             CODE               ECTS        SEMESTER
Urban Design Module IV                              AiU.UD4.EN           12        Summer
Subject description: The objective of the course is NOT the utmost completing student's education
on urban design and planning, as international students may have various level of preparation and
training in urban design, and their homeland countries may have different juridical systems related
to urban planning concepts. Instead, the course objective is to practice interactive interplay with
urban fabric as complex but flexible medium, and to learn to understand urban processes with the
special focus on assessment of cultural heritage and architectural values in urban space.
Skills: Basic research skills related to the recognition, assessment, understanding and describing
urban fabric. Intermediate design skills and experience in preparing conceptual urban designs.
Advanced aesthetic sensibility and interpretation skills on the field of cultural values in the urban
landscape.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                            CODE                ECTS       SEMESTER
Computer Techniques in Design Module II            AiU.CAD2.EN           5        Summer
Subject description: This intensive course prepares the student with the knowledge, skills, and
abilities necessary for creating 2D drawings and 3D solid modeling, view manipulation of 3D
models, and rendering of the abstract composition. The exploration of the composition shall be
done directly with use of computer. Computer shall be treated as a design partner, when the
search should be concentrated on the new imaginatory and composition possibilities. The
framework course program includes exploration of the architectural composition in the digital
space (Bas relief, Solid form, Walking through the space).
Skills: Students will have knowledge of using of CAD software in architectural design.
Basic knowledge about methods of spatial modeling and animation.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                              CODE                ECTS      SEMESTER
Visual Arts II                                       AiU.FA2.EN            5       Summer
Subject description:
The main objective is to learn freehand drawing as the language of visual communication in space.
The working objective is to acquire freehand drawing skills that include aesthetic problem solving
related to the issues of displaying building interiors and urban architecture and space.
The supplementary aim is to familiarize a student with basic techniques of artistic painting (poster
paint, watercolour, pastel drawing), and the development of student's individual aesthetic
perception, with the focus on colour perception. The method is to explore the colour compositions
through the sequences of brightening colours and monochrome sets and compositions; exploring
colour contrasts and compositional forms.

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 Skills: A student should be able to recognize and utilise the following aspects of freehand drawing:
 · a study of a building interior;
 · a study of a scenery;
 · aesthetic problem solving;
 · implementation of lines, surfaces and light;
 · freehand drawing of a perspective.
 A student should be also able to utilise proper techniques of painting, and properly recognise the
 dependencies between composition forms and colours. He/she should get the ability to observe,
 to interprete and to be inspired by his/her visual environment.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3


INTERIOR DESIGN – FIRST DEGREE COURSE

 SUBJECT                                             CODE                ECTS       SEMESTER
 Interior Design 1                                   5-a AW.5007                    Winter
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                                                     5-b AW.5008
 Subject description: To design a commercial space: an office with a focus on customer services
 function. Projects include suggested furniture/ appliance arrangements and/or students’ own
 design furniture schemes. Certain emphasis is placed on the design of details.
 5-a an interior design project of an executive office and a conference room.
 5-b an interior design project of an entrance area of a commercial/office building.
 Skills: To develop the knowledge and awareness of ergonomics and creative approaches working
 on a particular interior with a specific function and ambience. To develop a design with strong
 conceptual basis and attention to visual and functional aspects of the site (building etc.).
 Focus in placed on the way a user reads and interacts with an interior. Design at various scales
 (small objects versus larger schemes).
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

 SUBJECT                                               CODE                 ECTS  SEMESTER
 Architectural Design                                  2-a AW.5002                Winter
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                                                       2-b AW.5003
 Subject description: Ideological, structural and spatial development of residential areas. Various
 rules and regulations are taken into account, depending on the location of residential
 buildings/complexes. Developing residential spaces within the context and local architectures.
 2 a - project of a residential building with a services annex in a city centre
 2 b - project of a residential building with garage spaces in a suburban area
 Skills: To acquaint with ergonomics, aspects of design and architecture, the basics of methodology
 of architecture.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

 SUBJECT                                             CODE              ECTS      SEMESTER
 Graphic Design 1                                    AW.5072             4       Winter
 Subject description: Students learn to operate in various modes/techniques: contrast of forms,
 dynamic versus static, white/black balance, surface.
 Specific topics presented in depth, as listed above.
 Skills: To teach students rules of visual communication and presentation through the use of various
 techniques. Different methods are used to create and combine symbols (logos), images and/or
 words (typography) to create a visual representation of ideas and messages.

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Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                            CODE               ECTS      SEMESTER
Product Design                                     AW.5012              4       Winter
Subject description: The theoretical part of the module aims at comparative and contrastive
comparisons between historical and more contemporary styles. The practical part of the module
encourages students to experiment with various styles and technologies, and focuses on practice
in workshops. Short design tasks. Small size product design projects.
Skills: To acquaint students with the spatial and ergonomic relations of spaces and objects placed
within these. To explain and exemplify various basic technologies and materials which can be used
in product design.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                             CODE                 ECTS       SEMESTER
Structural Mechanics 1                              AW.3053                4        Winter
Subject description: Statically and kinematically determinate structures as minimum-rigidity
structures, adaptable to the environment. Triangular trusses. Cables. Bar-cable systems. Simple
beams. Multi-span beams. Curved beams. Frames. Models of supports, joints and loadings. Basic
types of materials: wood, masonry, concrete, metals. Schematic models of real structures. Basic
analysis for preliminary optimal synthesis of continuous, trussed and composite structures. Shape
and cross-section optimization. Lightweight structures.
Skills: Acquiring working knowledge of the basic analysis and prototype topology and form-finding
of statically determinate structures irrespective of scale, material, and function. Developing of
structural intuition.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                           CODE                 ECTS      SEMESTER
Computer Aided Design 1                           AW.3071                4       Winter
Subject description: To teach students the basics of creating 3d objects and spaces with the use of
computer programmes.
Project of simple architectonic object.
Skills: To develop students CAD skills and 3d modelling. The focus is on modelling of solids, objects
and various surfaces. Generating 3d and perspectival views. Basics of rendering and animation.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                          CODE                ECTS      SEMESTER
Visual Arts 1 – Freehand Drawing                 AW.4111               4       Winter
Subject description: Students develop a composition of four elements constituting one unity with
the use of various materials and surfaces/structures. The study focuses on the role of the surface
and detail in the reading of a piece of work.
Drawing as a means of representation of space.
Skills: To develop students' free hand drawing skills. Students focus on line weight, shadow and
contrast. To develop composition skills. Drawing techniques vary and include ink and paint
drawings.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                        CODE               ECTS       SEMESTER
Visual Arts 1 – Painting                       AW.5070              4        Winter
Subject description: To expand and develop students' knowledge of various painting and drawing

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techniques (watercolours, gauche, acrylic paints, tempera). Students develop their understanding
of colours and colour schemes, contrasts and monochromatic schemes.
Still life (in three colours).
Still life (glass).
Still life in an interior (composition).
Cityscape (Old Town Bialystok).
Skills: To develop students skills in painting and various basic painting techniques. To encourage
students visual sensitivity and creativity in observing and interpreting their surroundings.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                          CODE                 ECTS      SEMESTER
Visual Arts 1 – Modeling                         AW.4115                4       Winter
Subject description: Students develop a composition of four elements constituting one unity with
the use of various materials and surfaces/structures. The study focuses on the role of the surface
and detail in the reading of a piece of work.
A study of an 'environment' and an 'element in an environment'.
Skills: To develop students' model making techniques and skills. Various materials and surfaces are
used depending on the model.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                          CODE               ECTS        SEMESTER
Visual Arts 1 – Sculpture                        AW.3069              4         Winter
Subject description: The issue of solids and objects/sculptural pieces and their proportions.
Analysis and realistic modelling of a human head. The importance of detail as a scale and defining
element.
To sculpt/model a human head or another agreed upon object.
Skills: To develop students awareness of proportions, spatial relations, space, environment in
various contexts.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                              CODE                  ECTS       SEMESTER
Interior Design 2                                    6-a AW.6007                      Summer
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                                                     6-b AW.6008
Subject description: To design an interior with a commercial function (customer services). Projects
include suggested furniture/ appliance arrangements and/or students’ own design furniture
schemes. Emphasis is placed upon the delivery of more in-depth and innovative suggestions
6-a an interior design project of an apartment/flat with an office space.
6-b an interior design project of a larger office space with extra living quarters (a flat)
Skills: To develop the knowledge and awareness of ergonomics and creative approaches working
on a particular interior with a specific function and ambience. To develop a design with strong
conceptual basis and attention to visual and functional aspects of the site (building etc.).
To further students’ spatial awareness and the influence a space can have on its users.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                             CODE                ECTS        SEMESTER
Exhibition Design                                   AW.6012               8         Summer
Subject description: Larger exhibitions as well as exhibition stands. The role of lighting, colour and
graphics in exhibition design. Structural solutions depending on the size of the displayed objects.
To design an exhibition (gallery or an exhibition stand) within the given context and environment.

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Skills: Knowledge of the rules of exhibition design.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                           CODE                ECTS     SEMESTER
Graphic Design 2                                  AW.6072              4       Summer
Subject description: Students learn to operate in various modes/techniques: detail versus general
composition, graphics versus font, graphic metaphors. Specific topics presented in depth, as listed
above.
Skills: To develop a more in-depth knowledge of graphic design, graphic design for media and
advertising, symbols and logos, typography. Students work on creating their own font.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                           CODE             ECTS       SEMESTER
Lighting and Illumination                         AW.4023            4        Summer
Subject description: To teach students to be able to read photometric curves and use various
illumination catalogues and resources. To develop students’ understanding of luminance
depending on the quality of spaces. To focus on proper ways of illumination which considers
various urban and architectural factors.
To design illumination of an interior in a communal space.
Skills: To develop more in depth knowledge of illumination. To develop an understanding of the
rules and ways of creating unique ambience in a space, with consideration of the viewer’s visual
comfort and safety.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                            CODE                ECTS      SEMESTER
Structural Mechanics 2                             AW.4053               4       Summer
Subject description: Statically indeterminate structures as safe, redundant-rigidity structures, not
adaptable to the environment. Single-span beams. Continuous multi-span beams. Frames. Models
of supports, joints and loadings. Basic types of materials: wood, masonry, concrete, metals.
Schematic models of real structures. Basic analysis for preliminary optimal synthesis of continuous,
trussed and composite structures. Shape and cross-section optimization. Lightweight structures.
Skills: Acquiring working knowledge of the basic analysis and prototype topology and form-finding
of statically determinate structures irrespective of scale, material, and function. Developing of
structural intuition.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                            CODE                 ECTS      SEMESTER
Computer Aided Design 2                            AW.4117                4       Summer
Subject description: To teach students to use and create multimedia presentations. Visual and
audio presentations with the use of multimedia programmes and the Internet. Students learn to
create interactive presentations.
Students make a presentation of one of their previous projects with the use of relevant computer
programmes.
Skills: To develop students' graphic design skills and visual sensitivity. To acquaint students with
the use of interfaces and the basics of web design.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3




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SUBJECT                                             CODE                 ECTS       SEMESTER
Visual Arts 2 – Freehand Drawing                    AW.5111                4        Summer
Subject description: Drawing as a means of communication. The study and drawings of still life in
context (space/environment). Drawings of a piece of furniture, of an architectural space
Skills: To further develop students' individual drawing skills and design identity.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                           CODE               ECTS      SEMESTER
Visual Arts 2 – Painting                          AW.6070              4       Summer
Subject description: Students develop their own personal styles using their preferred techniques.
Still life. Human being in an interior/space. Cityscape. Students further develop their particular
interests.
Skills: To further develop the skills and various drawing/painting techniques the students have
already acquired in order to realistically interpret and reinterpret spaces and environments in
various scales.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                             CODE                ECTS      SEMESTER
Visual Arts 2 – Modeling                            AW.5115               4       Summer
Subject description: In the search of the interior and exterior spaces.Students model a dual space -
2 elements to show the relationship and unity between the 'outside' and 'inside'.
Skills: To develop students' model making techniques and skills. Various materials and surfaces are
used depending on the model. To expand and develop students' understanding and use of various
surfaces and materials in a spatial context. Students analyse 'open' and 'closed' spaces and spatial
works/installations. Relationship between the 'inside' and 'outside', density and void.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                               CODE               ECTS      SEMESTER
Visual Arts 2 – Sculpture                             AW.4069              4       Summer
Subject description: 'Man is the measure of all things..' Students investigate and experiment with
the scales and proportions. One of the tasks is to sculpt a 1:5 scaled model of a human. Human
body in an environment.
Skills: To further develop students sculptural skills. Their understanding of proportions, scales,
voids and solids.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3




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                            FACULTY OF ELECRICAL ENGINEERING



EDUCATIONAL PROFILES
The students who attend full-time courses may complete the undergraduate level with a BSc degree or
they can study for a Master’s degree. The part-time students graduate with a BSc degree. Having
obtained the degree, they can undertake postgraduate studies leading to a MSc. Faculty of Electrical
engineering offers full-time studies in the following fields:

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Specialization: Power Engineering and Lighting and Optical Engineering
Specialization: Industrial Automation and Microprocessor Techniques

Course graduates have skills of computer aided design in the field of network and electrical installations,
security and protection of electrical equipment and the operation of technological devices, switching
safety, control and measuring devices powered by electrical power. They are prepared to work in design
offices, factories and construction units of the electrical industry.

ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMUNICATIONS
Specialization: Teleinformatics and Optoelectronics
Specialization: Electronic Equipment

Graduate has the required knowledge of basic disciplines such as mathematics, theory of circuits and
signals, the methodology and technique of programming and computational and simulation techniques.
This knowledge is complemented by expertise in equipment design, digital and microprocessor
technology, analog signal processing, metrology, telecommunications, wireless technology and high
frequency techniques. Student has a possibility to use professional computer software.

POWER ENGINEERING
Specialization: Power Generation and Transmission Engineering

Power Energy faculty graduates are specialists needed in the labor market. They have knowledge of the
thermal energy, renewable energy, heating and calorifics, production, processing, transmission and
distribution of energy. Can find employment in companies involved in the design, operation, diagnosis,
and issues of safety and reliability of energy equipment and systems, in the energy sector, power
stations, power plants and heating plants using conventional fuels and renewable energy resources.
They have skills in management of energy market, so may be employees of industrial companies, whose
production forces the rational management of energy. Graduates will be specialists desired by local
government authorities entrusted with the management of local energy resources.




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FIELD OF STUDY: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

 SUBJECT                                        CODE                ECTS       SEMESTER
 Electrical machines 1                          FEE 00012             6        winter
 Subject description: Transformers: construction, principles of working, mathematical models.
 One-phase and three-phase transformers. Asynchronous motors: construction, principles of
 working, mathematical models. Transformations of co-ordinate systems, substitute scheme.
 Symmetrical steady state.
 Skills: After end of process learning the student: makes the analysis of electrical machines;
 executes the connections electrical machines; executes calculations torque, speed, currents and
 voltages electrical motors and generators.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

 SUBJECT                                             CODE                ECTS       SEMESTER
 Power Electronics                                   FEE 00013             6        winter
 Subject description: Switch – mode DC/DC converters – Buck, Boost, Buck-Boost switching
 analysis in DC steady state. Bi – directional switching power – pole. Four – quadrant half bridge
 and bridge DC/DC converters. Forward converter. Flyback converter. Full bridge isolated DC/DC
 Buck converter, Full bridge isolated DC/DC Boost converter. Voltage sourced inverter, PWM and
 sinusoidal PWM control, Current controlled voltage sourced inverter. Diode bridge rectifiers
 Phase – controlled thyristor converters.
 Skills: Student can give definitions, describes principles of working, construction. He understands
 discussed problems.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

 SUBJECT                                         CODE                ECTS       SEMESTER
 Electromagnetic Compatibility                   FEE 00014             6        winter
 Subject description: Standards and units. Signals and their spectra. Sources of electromagnetic
 interferences. Capacitive and inductive crosstalk, voltage dips and interruption. Immunity
 requirements for devices and systems.
 Measurements and testing, tools, instrumentation, test environments. Radiated emissions and
 susceptibility. Emission test setups and procedures. Conducted emissions and susceptibility. RF
 and transient immunity testing. Practical aspects of immunity tests. Protective elements and
 systems. Design of equipments and systems.
 Skills: Student understands problems connected with electromagnetic compatibility, recognizes
 possible sources interferences; can provide simple tests and measurements.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                  CODE                  ECTS        SEMESTER
Electrical Equipment & Installations                     FEE 00015              6          winter
Subject description: Standardization. Insulation of electrical equipment. Work and short currents.
Impedance of electric power system elements. Thermal effect of work and short currents.
Electromagnetic effect of short currents. Electrical arc. Switches. Short currents suppression.
Measuring transformers. Low-voltage power networks. Selection of electrical devices. Live
protection. Supply. Electrical installations. Design principles. Switch in low voltage installation.
Cables and conductors.
Skills: Student can give definitions, describes principles of working, can specify and characterize
elements of Power system; understand discussed problems.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

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SUBJECT                                        CODE                        ECTS        SEMESTER
Instrumentation & Measurement                  FEE 00016                    6          winter
Subject description: Power supply and management in electronic systems. Application of the
specialized programmable analog and digital circuits. Advanced electronic circuits in the regulators
and remote control. Electronic circuits and systems for sensor technology. Electronic circuits for
motors control. Practical approach to the control and signal processing. Practical design
techniques. Development tools for the design professional electronic systems. Embedded
systems. Principles of measurement and instrumentation. Chosen advanced electronic analog and
digital embedded devices.
Skills: Students understands the role of the various elements of instrumentation and
measurement system. He can specify and evaluate a measurement system for a given application
and construct and test the basic measurement systems using common sensors and electronic
components.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                  CODE             ECTS        SEMESTER
Microprocessor Techniques                                FEE 00017          6         winter
Subject description: Binary arithmetic. Basic topics of the microprocessor engineering.
Microprocessor system structures and main components: processors, memories, basic peripheral
devices, standard buses, additional circuits. Interrupt systems. Methods of input/output device
service. MCS-51 family: standard structure, instruction list, peripherals, interrupts, extensions.
Input/output binary and analogue devices. Practical exercises in programming of basic algorithms
in machine level language.
Skills: After the course student should known the knowledge mentioned above.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                  CODE              ECTS        SEMESTER
Power Systems                                            FEE 00018           6         winter
Subject description: Introduction to power systems. General requirements and conditions of
power system operation. Fundamentals of power generation, transmission and distribution. The
per – unit system. Symmetrical components. Power flow analysis. Fault analysis in power systems.
Power system transients. Power system optimization. Voltage and power control. Protective
relays. Power system reliability. Power system security. Contingencies analysis and correcting the
generation dispatch. Blackouts. Restoring of power systems.
Skills: Student poses fundamental knowledge on Power generation, transmission and distribution
as well as short-term and long-term power system operation.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                               CODE                  ECTS       SEMESTER
English Course 1                                      DFL - 00001            2         winter
Subject Description: Improving language skills
Skills: Dependent on the starting level
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1




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SUBJECT                                                  CODE             ECTS       SEMESTER
Milestones in Science and Technology                     DFL - 00003        6        winter
Subject description: What is science and technology. Basic concepts and definitions. Counting and
Measuring: time & distance, clocks and calendars, measuring standards. Modern systems of
computing and measurements. Matter and Energy. Origin of Universe. Practical Use of Energy.
Transport: history of the wheel, history of flying. Communication. Modern Systems of
Communication. Modern Systems of Communication. Future Technologies-artificial intelligence,
robots and cyborgs. Science Fiction.
Skills: Team work and independent searching for information.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                    CODE               ECTS         SEMESTER
Application of Computer Science in Electrical
                                                           FEE - 00003          6          winter
Engineering
Subject description: Introduction to PSpice. DC and AC analysis of electrical circuits. Frequency
characteristics. Numerical analysis of transient states. Three-phase circuits. Numerical analysis of
branched circuits. Non-linear circuits. Analysis and processing of measuring data by means of
spreadsheet.
Skills: Student can solve Simple problems from topic mentioned above. He can predict the solution
and He is able to present it in a graphic form (if it’s applicable). He is capable of simulating the
problem with software and of rising it to analyze electric al circuit. He Has critical attitude towards
numerical results.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                     CODE             ECTS       SEMESTER
Electrical Circuits 1                                       FEE - 00028        6        winter
Subject description: Element Constrains. Current and equivalent voltage on basic elements. Basic
circuit analysis. Node-Voltage and Loop-Current Analysis. Thevenin equivalent circuits. Analyses of
circuits with dependent sources. Power of load and source. The operational amplifier. Analysis of
basic circuits with OA. DC circuit with nonlinear elements. The equivalent input characteristic of
circuit composed with nonlinear elements. Sinusoids and phasors. Phasor diagrams for simple
circuits. Circuits analysis with phasors. Energy and power. The frequency analysis of RL, RC and RLC
circuits.
Skills: Student can perform a simple analysis of linear DC and AC circuits contain up to two sources.
He uses complex numbers to calculate currents, voltages and power. Received results have to be
properly interpreted and verified. He discusses problems by using good terminology.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                       CODE             ECTS  SEMESTER
Electrical Drives 1                                           FEE - 00029       4    winter
Subject description: Fundamentals of electric drives, moment of inertia, friction, torque - speed
characteristics, mutli-quadrant operation of electric motors, stable and unstable operating points.
Equivalent load torque and equivalent moment of inertia of drives with gear box and lift. Steady
state characteristics and transient process of separately excited DC motor, DC shunt motor, series
DC motor, stepping motor, three-phase induction motor, three-phase synchronous generator.
Methods of starting and braking. Scalar frequency control method of AC motor drives.
Skills: Ability to design basic of electrical drives systems with DC and AC motors
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1


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SUBJECT                                                        CODE            ECTS       SEMESTER
High Voltage Technique 1                                       FEE - 00030       3        winter
Subject description: High voltage test technique. Generation and measurement of high alternating
and direct voltages. Generation and measurements of impulse voltages and currents. Partial
discharge measurements. Disturbances in high voltage laboratory. Electrical breakdown in gases,
solid and liquid dielectric. Travelling waves in high voltage lines. Reflection of travelling waves
against transformers. Lightning, mechanism and protection of structures. Lightning and switching
overvoltages. Protection against overvoltages. Insulation coordination. High voltages cables and
capacitors. High voltage transformers.
Skills: The principal objective of lectures is to cover the fundamentals of high-voltage test
technique,
generation and measurement, electrical breakdown in gases.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                    CODE              ECTS      SEMESTER
Programmable Logic Controllers & Process
                                                           FEE - 00031         4       winter
Controllers
Subject description: Familiarization with a Windows based software application STEP 7 that allows
creating the user program for SIMATIC S7-200, designing a control programs in LAD and IL
languages for a logical and sequential process installations; familiarization with a Windows based
software application VisiLogic that allows creating the user program for OPLC UNITRONICS Vision
260/290 (Ladder application – to control a binary-continuous process, HMI application – to observe
a controlled process); creation an example InTouch application that makes possible supervision of
the running control industrial system; configuration and parametrization of process controller:
PSW-8 and SIPART DR22, feedback control system with PID control based on PSW-8 or DR22,
experimentally adjusting the settings of the PID controller.
Skills: Student acquires knowledge about: construction of PLC, operating principles, rules of
programming.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                     CODE             ECTS      SEMESTER
Electrical Machines 2                                       FEE - 00004       6        summer
Subject description: DC machines: construction, principles of operation, mathematical model. Direct
current machine systems. Steady state with different conditions of power supply and load.
Synchronous machines: construction, principles of operation and mathematical models. Torque of
synchronous machines. Generators and motors.
Skills: Student can give definitions, describes principles of working, construction. He understands
discussed problems.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                      CODE             ECTS      SEMESTER
                                                             FEE – 00005         6
Project Final project                                                                   summer
                                                             FEE – 00006        12
Subject description: Carrying out a project dependent on the specialization of study.
Skills: Connecting and application of knowledge and skills achieved during studies.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1




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SUBJECT                                                  CODE                   ECTS      SEMESTER
English Course 2                                         DFL - 00002             2        Summer
Subject description: Improving language skills
Skills: Dependent on the starting level
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                       CODE            ECTS       SEMESTER
Digital Signal Processing                                     FEE - 00007       6        Summer
Subject description: Theory and application of DSP. Sampling of continuous time signals: the
sampling theorem, antialiasing. Description of discrete time signals and systems, impulse response,
Z- transform, transfer function, frequency response, state space representation. Properties and
application of the Discrete Fourier Transform; Fast Fourier Transform algorithms. Overview of digital
filter synthesis and application: infinite impulse response and finite impulse response filters, time
and frequency domain parameters, windowing, impulse response, convolution, implementation
issues.
Skills: Student is familiar with basis of Digital Signal processing. He understands process of
continuous time Signal sampling. He is able to find sampling frequency and parameters of
antialiasing filter. Student can apply methods of Digital Signal analysis in time and frequency
domains. He is able to use methods of Digital filter design and understands issues of Digital filter
implementation.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                          CODE             ECTS      SEMESTER
Control Engineering & Systems                                    FEE - 00008        6       Summer
Subject description: Chosen problems of analysis and synthesis of control systems. Rising a state
space equation model. Mathematical methods of feedback control systems analysis of linear control
systems. Linearization, solving of differential equations. Stability. Lyapunov stability methods.
Reachability, controllability and observability. Stabilization by state and output feedbacks. Frequency
domain modelling and frequency domain analysis. Frequency domain design. PID control. Modelling
of uncertainty. Robust pole assignment.
Skills: Solving practical tasks in the field of control systems.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                       CODE        ECTS        SEMESTER
Introduction to Polish History & Culture                      DFL - 00004   2         Summer
Subject description: Basic Polish phonemes and alphabet. Introduction to Poland’s history,
geography. Basics of geopolitical situation. Practical phrases. Polish traditions. Common
Communications. Practical phrases and characteristic features of some aspects of living in Poland.
National days and festivals. Stereotypes vs personal experiences.
Skills: Knowledge of basic aspects of Polish culture and language.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                                    CODE               ECTS       SEMESTER
Fundamentals of Control Engineering 1                      FEE - 00020          6        Summer
Subject description: Methods of describing and analysing dynamic properties of controlled systems.
Stability problem of dynamic linear systems. Control systems. Evaluation of control quality on the
basis of time and frequency responses. Integral performance criteria. Analysis of basic non-linear and
discrete automatic control systems. This subject includes also classic synthesis methods of control
systems with emphasis on computer aided designing.

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Skills: Student is familiar with Fundamentals of control engineering. He understands different
methods of analysis in control engineering. He can give criteria of stability. He is able to solve Simple
control problems.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                      CODE              ECTS       SEMESTER
Electrical Circuits 2                                        FEE - 00034         6        Summer
Subject description: Transient state in first-order circuits: initial and final conditions, the time-
constant interpretation, step and sinusoidal inputs. Circuits response using Laplace Transforms.
Mutual inductance. The dot convention. Coupled inductors. Circuits with coupled elements. AC power
systems: average, active, reactive and complex power. Analysis of balanced three-phase circuits.
Skills: Student can perform DC transient analysis of linear RL and RC circuits. He uses Laplace theory
to receive necessary values. He calculates currents in coupled circuits. He knows how to find all
currents and voltages in balanced 3-phase circuits.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                       CODE             ECTS       SEMESTER
Control of Electrical Drives                                  FEE - 00032       4         Summer
Subject description: Mechanical and electric energy conversion in four quadrant operation.
Experimental exercises of motoring and breaking of DC motors and inductive motors. Overview of
speed and position sensors (encoders, resolvers, etc.). The mathematical model of DC motors. The
mathematical model of the induction motor and synchronous motor in the space vectors domain. The
structure and the synthesis of closed loop drive systems. Servo drive systems. Control of DC motors in
the field-weakening region. The load toque and moment of inertia estimation - theory and
experimental exercises. The control methods of induction motors. The field-oriented control
methods. The space vector modulated - direct torque control (DTC-SVM) method of induction motors.
Overview of the flux estimation methods of induction motors. The mathematical model and control
methods of synchronous motors. Experimental exercises with controlled electrical drives. Examples of
the use of microprocessor control systems in electric drives.
Skills: Student has the theoretical and practical knowledge of Control of Electrical Drives, problems
and solution methods.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                       CODE            ECTS       SEMESTER
High Voltage Technique 2                                      FEE - 00035       3        Summer
Subject description: Measurements of isolators across voltage distribution. Electrical breakdown in
air, measurements for AC and DC current. Voltage dividing systems, spark gaps and voltage
measurements transformers. Current surge generators. Breakdown under impulse voltages in air.
Electrical breakdown in transformer oil, breakdown voltage measurements.
Skills: The principal objective of the course is to cover the fundamentals of high-voltage laboratory
techniques, to provide an understanding of high-voltage phenomena, and to present the basics of
high voltage insulation design.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1




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FIELD OF STUDY: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS

SUBJECT                                                        CODE              ECTS      SEMESTER
Fundamentals of Telecommunication                              FEE - 00021         6       Winter
Subject description: Elements of telecommunication systems: source of information, Communications
channels, fundamentals of information theory; analog modulation systems (DSB-AM, DSB-SC-AM,SSB-
SC-AM, FM, PM) and frequency division multiplexing; noise in analog communication systems-
especially: physical sources of noise, noise properties of systems, noise in analog modulation systems;
discrete signals: sampling theory, pulse code modulation, PCM transmission, line coding, time division
multiplexing, digital modulation (ASK, FSK, PSK, DPSK, QAM); noise in digital communication systems:
statistical decision theory, distortion in PCM systems, digital modulation in noisy conditions, matched
filtering and correlation detection; properties of selected telecommunication systems and
technologies.
Skills: Obtaining practical knowledge of fundamentals of telecommunications and acquiring hands-on
skills in maintenance and operation of digital switching system.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                        CODE            ECTS       SEMESTER
Internet Technologies 1                                        FEE - 00022       6        Winter
Subject description: The history of development of internet Network. General foundations of
computer Network architecture. Open systems interconnection reference model (OSI), layered
protocols. Network equipment. Main and auxiliary Network protocols. Local area Network (LAN)
Technologies and architectures. Wide area (WAN) and metropolitan area (MAN) Network
Technologies. Internetworking routing. Interior and exterior protocols. Internet architecture. Domain
name system.
Skills: Student is familiar with basis of Internet Technologies. He understands general foundations of
computer Network, distinguishes different Technologies and can characterize them.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                     CODE             ECTS      SEMESTER
Radioelectronic Devices                                     FEE - 00023        6       Winter
Subject description: Basic types and structures of radioelectronic devices. Transistors general
characteristics and parameters. HF resonant amplifiers. Transistor and varactor frequency multipliers.
Mixers and IF systems. AM, FM, PM and SSB modulation. AM, FM and PM modulators and
demodulators.
Skills: Student can recognize, describe and characterize Basic types and structures. He is able to
explain the ideas of AM, FM, PM and SSB modulation and compare them. He distinguishes devices
used in different radioelectronic systems.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                        CODE             ECTS       SEMESTER
Modern Wireless Networks Technologies                          FEE - 00024        6        Winter
Subject description: Classification of the wireless networks. Wireless Internet protocol. Physical layer.
Radiowave propagation. Antennas for wireless networks. Multipath propagation and transmission
channel model. Noise and pulse interferences, ISI, radio receiver structure, equalizes. RAKE receivers.
Coding and modulation. Space-time Block and trellis coding. Architecture of the GSM, GPRS, EDGE and
UMTS. The spread-spectrum technology. Main standards. The OFDM and MIMO Technologies. Hybrid
wireless systems.
Skills: Student is familiar with the main wireless Network standards and distinguishing architectures.

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Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                       CODE             ECTS     SEMESTER
Wireless Transmission Systems                                 FEE 00025         6       Winter
Subject description: Radio channels with different frequency band. Radio wave propagation in free
space. Equation of radiocommunication. Propagation of earth waves, troposphere radio links.
Propagation of ionosphere waves, of long and medium waves. Propagation of HF and UHF waves.
Microwave propagation models (Lee, Okumura, Hata, COST – Hata, Walfish, NLOS1-2, LOS).
Mathematical foundations of design of multiport radio complexes. Properties of complex matrices,
eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Scattering matrix of multiport network. Maximization of input power of
multiport network, Rayleigh ratio. Cascade connection of the multiports. Power parameters of
broadband transmit-receive complexes. Multiport transmit-receive complexes WTS. Base elements of
the transmit-receive complexes. Transmit multiport radio complexes. Receive adaptive antenna arrays,
smart antenna arrays. Examples of WTS. Wireless communication systems (paging systems, wireless
telephony, trucking systems, and cell telephony systems, UMTS). Satellite radiocommunication
systems (satellite radio link, types of orbits, systems INMARSAT, GLOBALSTAR).
Skills: Student understands problems of wave propagation. He can explain the equation of
radiocommunication. He is familiar with models of propagation. He recognizes chosen elements, can
specify their parameters and explain principle of operation.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                          CODE              ECTS      SEMESTER
Optoelectronic Devices and Systems                               FEE - 00026        6        Winter
Subject description: Nature of light. Fundamental optics. Light sources. Optical fibres. Photodetectors.
Specialist devices. Imaging systems. Display devices. Nonlinear optics. Photonic switching. Applications
of optoelectronic devices. Optoelectronic systems.
Skills: The graduate easily defines principle laws in optics, distinguishes Basic optoelectronic elements
i.e. light sources; detectors, optical fibres, can specify optoelectronic devices and characterize their
function uses different devices in more complex optoelectronic systems.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                  CODE                   ECTS       SEMESTER
English Course 1                                         DFL - 00001             2         Winter
Subject Description: Improving language skills
Skills: Dependent on the starting level
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                      CODE             ECTS     SEMESTER
Milestones in Science and Technology                         DFL - 00003       2       Winter
Subject description: What is science and technology. Basic concepts and definitions. Counting and
Measuring: time & distance, clocks and calendars, measuring standards. Modern systems of
computing and measurements. Matter and Energy. Origin of Universe. Practical Use of Energy.
Transport: history of the wheel, history of flying. Communication. Modern Systems of Communication.
Modern Systems of Communication. Future Technologies-artificial intelligence, robots and cyborgs.
Science Fiction.
Skills: Team work and independent searching for information.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1



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SUBJECT                                                          CODE               ECTS     SEMESTER
Electronics 1                                                    FEE - 00033          6      Winter
Subject description: Diodes and their applications. BJT, FET and MOSFET transistors - principles of
operation, characteristics and simple equivalent circuits. Transistor biasing. Basic transistor amplifiers.
Output stages. Current mirrors. Structure and parameters of operational amplifiers. Applications of
operational amplifiers. Comparators. Optoelectronic devices. Flip – flop and multivibrator circuits.
Oscillators. Linear and switching voltage regulators. Active filters. AD and DA converters.
Skills: At the end of the course students will be able to understand principles of operation and
electrical characteristics of electronic devices; apply models of electronic devices in analysis of
electronic circuits; basic electronic circuits design according to given specifications.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                         CODE              ECTS      SEMESTER
Internet Technologies 2                                         FEE - 00010         6       Summer
Subject description: Basics of cryptography. Symmetric and asymmetric cipher algorithms e.g. DES,
RSA. Idea of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). Digital signatures. Methods of authentication and
authorization in network systems. Sources and types of security threats to network systems. Security
threats to host applications. Security threats to web applications. Methods of protection against
selected kinds of threats. Firewall systems, antivirus protection, intrusion detection systems (IDS), idea
of honey pots. Conception of security politics. Examples of complex security politics. Security audit
and penetration tests. Security threats to mobile wireless network devices.
Skills: Student is familiar with basis of cartography, methods of authentication, authorization and
protection against selected threads.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                      CODE               ECTS       SEMESTER
Advanced Microprocessor Techniques                           FEE - 00011          6        Summer
Subject description: Introduction to the microprocessor systems. DSP processors, its specification and
dedication for signal processing algorithms. AVR processors, its specification and dedication for stand-
alone data acquisition and regulation systems. A single-chip microcontroller as a base unit of the
advanced microprocessor system. Methods of interfacing the microprocessors to various peripherals.
Multi-processor systems, communication and data transmission arbitration.                Mixed signal,
microprocessor based systems design methods. Programming techniques. Introduction to the
assembler of AVR and DSP. C++ language as a versatile programming method. In-System
Programmable systems. Methods of programming the AVR processors, fuse and security bits
configuration. Designing AVR based system.
Skills: Student is familiar with discussed processors, methods of interfacing, programming and
communication.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                     CODE             ECTS      SEMESTER
Telecommunication Devices                                   FEE - 00009        6       Summer
Subject description: Structures and parameters of transmitters and receivers. Regulation and tuning.
Broadband matching. Automatic amplitude and frequency regulation. Phase automatic frequency
regulation. Frequency synthesizers. Base of frequency synthesis. VHF devices. Microwave lamps.
Klystron and magnetron generators. Gunn and IMPATT diode generators. Primary signals and bases of
construction of telecommunications channels. Transmission channels. Basics of construction of
multiplex radiocommunication systems. Multiplexing. Digital Systems. GSM system.


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Skills: Student distinguishes telecommunication devices, can specify and characterize their functions
and parameters. He is familiar with basics of telecommunication.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                        CODE             ECTS        SEMESTER
Project                                                        FEE – 00005        6
                                                                                            Summer
Final project                                                  FEE – 00006       12
Subject description: Carrying out a project dependent on the specialization.
Skills: connecting and application of knowledge and skills achieved during studies.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                  CODE                    ECTS       SEMESTER
English Course 2                                         DFL - 00002              2         Summer
Subject description: Improving language skills
Skills: Dependent on the starting level
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                         CODE            ECTS       SEMESTER
Introduction to Polish History & Culture                        DFL - 00004       2        Summer
Subject description: Basic Polish phonemes and alphabet. Introduction to Poland’s history, geography.
Basics of geopolitical situation. Practical phrases. Polish traditions. Common Communications.
Practical phrases and characteristic features of some aspects of living in Poland. National days and
festivals. Stereotypes vs personal experiences.
Skills: Knowledge of basic aspects of Polish culture and language.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 3

SUBJECT                                                      CODE              ECTS      SEMESTER
High Frequency Techniques                                    FEE – 00027        5        Summer
Subject description: Application of microwaves. Basic equations of electrodynamics, Boundary
conditions. Electromagnetic waves in transmission lines and in waveguides/ TEM, TE and TM models.
Definitions of current, voltage, characteristic impedance. The Smith chart. Impedance matching.
Multiport circuits. The scattering matrix. Passive microwave elements. Resonators. Ferrite devices.
Semiconductor devices. MEMS, Millimeter waves. Basic measurements. Network analyzers.
Skills: Students understand the Basic theory and design of high frequency components. They recognize
microwave elements, devices, methods of analysis, measurement techniques, and applications.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                       CODE              ECTS       SEMESTER
Electronics 2                                                 FEE - 00036        6         Summer
Subject description: Diodes and transistors. Basic transistor amplifiers. Optoelectronic devices. Pulse
forming circuits. Timer circuits. Linear and non-linear applications of operational amplifiers. Linear and
switching voltage regulators. Phase locked loop. Analog to Digital and Digital to Analog Converters.
Selected integrated circuits.
Skills: At the end of the course students will be able to use laboratory instruments including digital
multimeters, power supplies, oscilloscopes and function generators; measure and record the
experimental data, analyse the results and prepare laboratory report; analyse and test electronic
circuits.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1


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                                      FACULTY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE


Major: Computer Science, 1st degree engineering studies, 7 semesters, part-time and full-time
Graduates have knowledge and skills in general computer science, as well as technical knowledge and
skills in the field of computer information systems. They are familiar with the design principles of modern
computers, peripherals, operating systems, computer networks and databases. They also have basic
knowledge of artificial intelligence, computer graphics, and man-machine interface. They are ready to
begin 2nd degree studies.


Major: Computer Science, 2nd degree M.Sc. studies, 3 semesters (for graduates of engineering studies
with major in computer science) or 4 semesters (for graduates of other studies), full-time and part-
time
Graduates have general knowledge in computer science, covering at least all the fundamental and major-
specific teaching modules. They can solve IT-related problems and can express opinions basing on
incomplete or limited information. They can discuss issues related to computer science, they can also
manage teams. They are ready to begin careers in commercial or governmental environments. The
graduates are also prepared to start third-degree studies (Ph.D.)
Specializations:

-Computer Graphics and Multimedia             -Software Engineering (full-time studies only)

-Computer Science and Finance                 -Software Systems (part-time studies only)

-Intelligent Internet Technologies

Major: Mathematics, 1st degree B.Sc. studies, 6 semesters, part-time and full-time
Graduates have basic knowledge on mathematics and its applications. Their skills include: conducting
mathematical reasoning (proofs), particularly clear identification of assumptions and conclusions,
performing complex calculations, presenting mathematical contents in speech and in writing, extracting
qualitative information from quantitative data etc. The graduates are ready to: work in institutions that
use mathematical methods or start 2nd degree studies.
Specializations: Mathematical methods in computer science



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SUBJECTS PROVIDED IN ENGLISH


SUBJECT                                               CODE               ECTS    SEMESTER
Operating Systems                                     FCS-00017           6      Winter
Subject description: Learning outcomes include: general knowledge on operating systems; ability to
use developer's tools available on Unix/Linux platforms and the systems' API, create/manage
processes, use basic inter-process communication mechanisms (pipes, signals, etc.), create/mange
POSIX threads, and use various synchronization mechanisms (mutexes, semaphores, condition
variables), solve classic thread synchronization problems (producer-consumer, dining philosophers,
three smokers, readers-writers)
Skills (Requirements to study this module): C programming skills. General knowledge of computer
architecture.
Skills (Learning outcomes): Knowledge of Operating systems and internal mechanisms.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                  CODE               ECTS      SEMESTER
Mathematical Statistics                                  FCS-00001            6       Winter/Summer
Subject description: Limiting Distribution. Laws of Large Numbers. Multivariate Normal Distribution.
Covariance and Correlation Coefficients. Basics of Hypothesis Testing. Attained Significance Levels.
Power and Type II Errors. Non-parametric Tests. Criteria for Estimation. The General Linear Model.
Lectures, reading, computer sessions with Statistica. In the end of course student is able to construct
confidence levels, states hypotheses, take decisions, find the best model of regressions for data.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Probability, linear algebra.
Skills (Learning outcomes): Analysis from data sets, testing hypothesis.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                   CODE              ECTS     SEMESTER
Multimedia Algorithms and Standards                       FCS-00007           6      Winter/Summer
Subject description: principles and techniques of image/audio/speech coding and processing, popular
multimedia standards and file formats, storage, indexing and distribution of multimedia content.
Designing a multimedia-related application: game, implementation or non-trivial use of a multimedia
standard, educational aids, special effects, multimedia transmission over network, etc. (students may
propose a topic they are interested in). Programming platforms: Java/C/C++ with multimedia libraries
like QuickTime, DirectX, SDL etc.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): computer programming, algorithms and data structures,
algebra, statistics, numerical methods (recommended), digital signal processing (recommended).
Skills (Learning outcomes): methods of representation of multimedia contents, coding algorithms,
multimedia-related IT standards, design of applications related to integration and storage of
multimedia contents, ability to apply existing standards in custom applications.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                 CODE              ECTS      SEMESTER
Econometric course including elements of
                                                        FCS-00021           4       Winter
portfolio theory
Subject description: Theoretical development of multiple regression analysis; restricted least squares
and tests of exact linear restrictions on parameters; theoretical aspects of problems with data; error
auto correlation and heteroskedasticity; the risk-return trade off and diversification; mean-variance
analysis; Markowitz's and Sharpe's models; the CAPM and APT; assessment based on written test.
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Skills (Requirements to study this module): The rudiments of math and statistics.
Skills (Learning outcomes): In accordance with the content of the course.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                CODE               ECTS    SEMESTER
3D Graphics                                            FCS-00009           4      Winter
Subject description: Knowledge of 3D visualization techniques. Architecture of modern libraries for 3D
visualization. Modern programs to generate 3D scenes and data visualization.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Basics of C++ programming Knowledge of computer
graphics Knowledge and understanding of object-oriented programming. Compilation and
consolidation of the program in C++.
Skills (Learning outcomes): In accordance with the content of the course.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                    CODE               ECTS      SEMESTER
Object Oriented Programming                                FCS-00012           7        Winter/Summer
Subject description: During this course they learn new paradigm in programming – object oriented one,
and their main mechanisms: classes and objects; class components: constructors, destructors,
methods, fields; static components; object construction and destruction; class interface and
implementation, encapsulation; class reusing: composition and inheritance; polymorphism; inner
classes; exceptions; modules parametrized with type.
They will also learn the basic methods of designing the OO programs using UML language. As the
programming language they will use Java, free and very popular OO language. As supplementary
subject they will learn the graphic user interface in Java.
The course evaluation consists in writing short programs during the semester and passing the final test.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Students should already know at least on procedural
programming language, preferably C.. In details: dynamic and automatic variables, including tables and
structures (records); program-flow instructions: conditionals (if, switch), loops; functions (procedures);
basic console instructions (reading from keyboard, writing to screen); working with memory (allocating,
freeing, using); working with files; practical knowledge how to design a structured program (dividing a
problem into functions).
Skills (Learning outcomes): Students should know theoretically the main concepts of OO programming
and be able to practically use them in Java programs. They should be ready to design the OO
architecture of program from its text description and then to implement it using Java.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                 CODE              ECTS     SEMESTER
Algorithms and Data Structures                          FCS-00020          7       Winter
Subject description: Students will have demonstrated the ability to: analyze worst-case running times
of algorithms using asymptotic analysis. Synthesize dynamic programming algorithms, and analyze
them. Explain the major algorithms for sorting. Derive lower bounds on the running time of
comparison-sorting algorithms.. Explain the major elementary data structures for implementing
dynamic sets and the analyses of operations performed on them. Synthesize new data structures by
augmenting existing data structures, etc.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Programming in C, C++, Java or C#, mathematical analysis -
basic knowledge.
Skills (Learning outcomes): In accordance with the content of the course.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1


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SUBJECT                                                 CODE             ECTS     SEMESTER
Informatics in Robotics                                 FCS-00008         6       Winter
Subject description: Simple and inverse kinematics. Sensors and methods for positioning and
environment investigation. Robotics paradigms: hierarchical, reactive and hybrid. Path planning for
control mobile robots. Map making techniques. Mobile robot design and applications with embedded
systems. Designing, constructing and programming mobile quasi - autonomous structures with LEGO
Mindstorms NXT robot kits. Microsoft Robotics Studio as a platform for simulation and real time robot
control.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Student should have knowledge of computer architecture,
programming in C, possibly C#, BASCOM or PIC assembler.
Skills (Learning outcomes): After the course student should be able to program an Mindstorms NXT
robot, solving different navigations and environment recognition tasks.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                  CODE               ECTS     SEMESTER
Calculus                                                 FCS-00002           6       Winter/Summer
Subject description: The course will introduce the concepts of limit of a sequence, convergence of
number series, continuity and derivatives of functions of one variable, indefinite and definite integrals
of functions of one variable, and applications of derivatives and integrals. An emphasis will be put on
applications of definite integrals.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): High school Mathematics.
Skills (Learning outcomes): Computing limits of sequences, checking convergence of number series,
computing derivatives and integrals of functions of one variable.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                   CODE                ECTS     SEMESTER
Methods of Optimization                                   FCS-00022             6      Winter/Summer
Subject description: Inequality-constrained maximization of a function of two variables. Several
variables and several inequality constraints generalization of the first-order necessary conditions for the
Lagrangian function. Kuhn-Tucker formulation of the first-order necessary conditions. Linear
programming. Standard formulation of a linear program. A dual program for a linear program Theorems
of linear programming.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Calculus, Linear Algebra.
Skills (Learning outcomes): In accordance with the content of the course.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                 CODE               ECTS    SEMESTER
Computer Organization and Architecture (COA)            FCS-00011            5     WInter
Subject description: Students should acquire some understanding and appreciation of a computer
system's functional components, their characteristics, their performance, and their interactions.
Students will understand computer architecture, internal implementation of a computer at the register
and functional unit level, and also the organisation of control structures and microprogramming,
memory management, caches, and memory hierarchies and interrupts and I/O structures.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Digital logic design, Boolean algebra, HLL language
programming.
Skills (Learning outcomes): Describe different ways data are represented in a computer, describe how a
computer works at the machine language level, describe how subroutine linkages work at the machine
language level, code high-level language structures in assembly language, code programs in x86

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assembly language.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                    CODE              ECTS      SEMESTER
Digital Signal Processing                                  FCS-00006           6       Winter/Summer
Subject description: The theory and applications of digital signal processing in three parts: basic digital
signal processing includes linearity, stability, convolution, time and frequency domain; digital filters;
multirate signal processing with an emphasis on the digital filter banks and warped discrete Fourier
transform; applications of signal processing in speech, music, and telecommunication. There are many
examples presented with MATLAB implementations.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Computer programming, algorithms and data structures,
algebra, statistics, numerical methods (recommended).
Skills (Learning outcomes): In accordance with the content of the course.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1


SUBJECT                                                  CODE                ECTS      SEMESTER
WWW Applications Programming in .NET
                                                         FCS-00003            5        Winter/Summer
Technology
Subject description: After finishing this module, student should be able to project and create fully
functional WWW application in .NET technology.
Course content: 1) ASP .NET introduction 2) HTML server controls 3) WEB controls 4) Page Processing 5)
State management 6) Data controls 7) LINQ in ASP >NEt environment 8) Internet services 9) Internet
services secutity 10) WebParts 11) ASP .NET AJAX 12) ASP .NET Control Toolkit
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Knowledge of object oriented programming concepts.
Knowledge of one of following programming languages: C#, Java or C++.
Skills (Learning outcomes): After the course the student will have a theoretical and practical knowledge
of programming in the ASP .NET environment
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                     CODE               ECTS      SEMESTER
Parallel Computing                                          FCS-00018            6       Summer
 Subject description: Learning outcomes include: ability to develop parallel applications for shared-
 memory systems using the OpenMP standard; ability to develop parallel applications for message-
 passing systems using the MPI standard; basic knowledge on the architecture of parallel systems;
 knowledge on techniques of assessing the performance of parallel applications.
 Course content: 1. Introduction to parallel computing 2. Parallel system architectures. 3. Introduction
 to MPI. Send and Receive operations. 4. MPI example (Mandlebrot set) 5. MPI collective operations. 6.
 Other MPI functions. 7-8. Shared memory programming using OpenMP. 9. OpenMP 3.0. cc-NUMA
 architecture. 10. Scalability analysis of parallel programs. 11. Parallel algorithm design methods. 12.
 Parallel sorting algorithms. 13. Parallel numerical algorithms 14. Parallel optimization algorithms.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): General knowledge of computer architecture. C/C++
programming skills.
Skills (Learning outcomes): After completing this course students should be able to develop parallel
applications using MPI and OpenMP standards
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                 CODE              ECTS     SEMESTER
Databases in Network Applications                       FCS-00004          5       Summer
Subject description: After finishing this module, student should be able to create databases and use
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them in any network application.
1. Presentation of the guidelines of course. Selected methods of SQL 2003. 2. Advanced SQL functions.
3. Introduction to PL/SQL. 4. Procedures, functions, packages. 5. Collections. 6. Operations on large
objects. 7. Introduction to HTML. 8. Introduction to PHP. 9. Advanced PHP. 10. Creating forms. 11. Web
applications with Oracle database. 12. Queries and transactions using SQL statements. 13. Queries and
transactions using the instructions for the PL/SQL. 14. Oracle transactions on large objects.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Basics knowledge of creating databases and using SQL
language.
Skills (Learning outcomes): Ability to design web applications with database.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                   CODE              ECTS      SEMESTER
Computer Graphics                                         FCS-00010          6        Summer
Subject description: Projects. Basic algorithms for two-dimensional graphics and image processing. How
to write graphical applications in Java using the programming interface Graphics2D.
Course content: 1. Basic terms used in 2D computer graphics and image processing. Java Graphics2D
API. 2. Algorithms for generation of basic primitives. 3. Cohen-Sutherland algorithm. 4. Curve modeling
in the plane. 5. Geometric transformations in the plane. Homogeneous coordinate system. 6. Color
space models: RGB, YCrCb, HSV, CMY, CMYK. Properties of the human eye and their usage in color space
models. 7. Digital image and its representations. Histogram of an image. Image filtering. 8. Mathematical
morphology operations applied in image processing. 9. Introduction to image compression. 10.
Wavelets. Wavelet filters. 11. Introduction to 3D graphics.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Programming skills in Java. Knowledge of matrix
mathematical operations.
Skills (Learning outcomes): Knowledge of basic algorithm used in @D computer graphics and image
processing. Ability to implement graphical applications using Java Graphics2D.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1


SUBJECT                                                  CODE               ECTS     SEMESTER
Open Source Frameworks for Rapid Application
                                                         FCS-00019            6      Summer
Development
Subject description: The Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern. Introduction to programming in
Python/Ruby. Object-Relational Mapping. Configuration and conventions in Django/Ruby on Rails. Views
and html templates in Django/Ruby on Rails. Collecting data from users using forms. Django Admin. User
authentication and session management in Django/Ruby on Rails. Additional modules available in
Django/Ruby on Rails. Methods of communication other than html/http. Caching and efficiency –
interaction with Apache and other servers. Web app localization.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Knowledge on and skills in object oriented programming.
Knowledge on and skills in relational database development.
Skills (Learning outcomes): After finishing course student is able to propose and implement application
using Django and to implement application using Ruby on Rails.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                               CODE              ECTS      SEMESTER
Advanced Programming Techniques                       FCS-00013           6       Summer
Subject description: During this course they will improve their programming skills and will learn,
theoretically and practically, modern problem-solving techniques called 'design patterns'. During the
semester they will be studying the following patters and applying them in real programs: Singleton,
Factory Method, Prototype, Abstract Factory, Proxy, Adapter, Bridge, Composite, Flyweight, Facade,

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State, Mediator, Iterator, Observer, Visitor, Memento, Command, Strategy.
The programming language used to implement these patterns is free to choose from popular OO
languages (Java, C++, C#, Python, ...).
The course evaluation consists in writing short programs during the semester and passing the final test.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Students should already know Object Oriented Programming
and at least one OO programming language (preferably Java).
Skills (Learning outcomes): Students should know theoretically the design patterns learned during the
course and be able to design and implement small systems (programs) using them. They are expected to
choose a proper design pattern to apply from the text system description.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                CODE              ECTS       SEMESTER
Advanced Software Engineering                          FCS-00015           6        Summer
Subject description: UML revision, Software Process and Software Lifecycle, UPEDU - Unified Process for
EDUcation (Requirements Discipline, Analysis and Design Discipline, Implementation Discipline, Test
Discipline, Software Configuration and Change Management Discipline, Project Management Discipline),
Team, Process Assessment and Improvement, Software Process Measurement.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Object-oriented programming skills, knowledge of UML.
Skills (Learning outcomes): Recognition of software engineering process based on the Unified Process
and eXtreme Programming.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                      CODE                ECTS       SEMESTER
Artificial Intelligence                                      FCS-00005             8        Summer
Subject description: After finishing this module, student should be able to solve basic problems from
artificial intelligence. Types of described AI methods include: rough sets, fuzzy sets, data grouping, neural
networks, evolutionary algorithms.
Course content: 1. Introduction to artificial intelligence. 2. Data, information and knowledge. 3. Methods
of knowledge representation using rough sets - basic notions. 4. Methods of knowledge representation
using rough sets - examples of applications. 5-6 Methods of decision rules generation. 7. From logic to
reasoning. 8. Methods of knowledge representation using logic. 9. State space search methods. 10.
Methods of artificial intelligence in data mining the Web. 11. Granular computing and data clustering
methods. 12. Neural networks and decision rules. 13. Methods of knowledge representation using fuzzy
sets. 14. Evolutionary algorithms. 15. Artificial Intelligence and Computational Intelligence.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Knowledge of any programming language. Knowledge of logic
and set theory.
Skills (Learning outcomes): Ability to describe knowledge based on rough sets, fuzzy sets, neural
networks, clustering algorithms, evolutionary algorithms and logic.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1

SUBJECT                                                CODE                ECTS      SEMESTER
Wireless Networks                                      FCS-00023            6        Summer
Subject description: The aim of the course is to acquaint students with wireless data technologies and
learn practical
skills to implement and use wireless LAN. Introduction to wireless networks. Wireless RF technology.
802.11 network cards and interfaces. Fundamentals of wireless wide area networks. Security of wireless
networks. Applications, basis of design. Troubleshooting, monitoring, management and diagnostics. The
future of wireless technologies.
Skills (Requirements to study this module): Knowledge of computer networks and the general principles

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of radio transmission.
Skills (Learning outcomes): Students will learn the principles of operation, installation, design and solving
problems in WLAN networks 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g and 802.11n. Students will acquire the ability to
define wireless technologies, configuring network devices and designing a secure wireless network.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 1



Faculty of Computer Science
Bialystok University of Technology
45A, Wiejska Street, 15-351 Bialystok, Poland
Tel: (+48) 085 746 90 50; Fax: (+48) 085 746 97 22
e-mail: sekretariat@wi.pb.edu.pl
website: www.wi.pb.edu.pl




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                                    FACULTY OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
                                AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING



The Faculty of Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering offers a wide range of degree
programmes spread across several academic disciplines.


The following degree programmes are offered for Polish speaking students: Landscape Architecture, Civil
Engineering, Spatial Economy, Environmental Engineering and Environmental Protection. Academic
system consists of bachelor level (BSc, 3,5 years, 210 ECTS credits), master level (MSc, 1,5 year, 90 ECTS
credits) and doctoral level (PhD, 4 years) in discipline of civil engineering and environmental engineering.


The faculty offers individual courses in English in the fields of Civil Engineering, Spatial Economy,
Environmental Engineering and Environmental Protection for Erasmus exchange students.


SUBJECTS PROVIDED IN ENGLISH
FIELD OF STUDY: ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
SUBJECT                                                          CODE                 ECTS      SEMESTER
Biochemistry                                                     EEP201                6        Winter
Subject description: Cells structure (prokaryota and eukaryota).Structure, function and main pathways of DNA, RNA
and proteins. Mutagenesis. Transgenesis. Cloning systems. Biochemical methods. Basic ways of carbohydrate and fat
metabolism in the cell. Environmental biotechnology. Laboratories: Aminoacids, peptides and proteins, structure and
function. Spectrophotometry in protein analysis. Nucleic acides, main methods of DNA, RNA analysis. Reporter genes
and transformation.
Skills: The knowledge in the fundamental area of biochemistry in the field of microbiology, agriculture and
environmental management. The knowledge about methods and equipment used in biochemistry laboratory.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

 SUBJECT                                                       CODE                  ECTS         SEMESTER
 Chemistry                                                     EEE101                  6          Winter
 Subject description: The fundamentals of general, inorganic and organic chemistry. Basic chemical laws. Structure of
 atom and molecule. Elements of quantum mechanics. Characterization of main groups’ and transitional elements.
 Inorganic compounds. Chemical reaction in electrolyte solution. pH. Chemical kinetics and catalysis. Elements of
 electrochemistry. Analytical chemistry. Organic compounds - nomenclature, properties, reactions.
 Skills: Students acquire basic knowledge about general, inorganic and organic chemistry, understand the interactions
 that exist in solid state and solution of chemical compounds.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4




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SUBJECT                                                        CODE                 ECTS        SEMESTER
Hydrology                                                      EEP202                 6         Winter
Subject description: The hydrological cycle. Disposable and renewable water resources. Origin, typology and
environmental conditions of water resources forming. Catchment. Rivers, surface water networks. Natural and artificial
lakes. Wetlands. River gauging, depth measurement, river flow, dilution gauging. Runoff, river regimes, drought and
flood. Flood routing. Water balance. Water management. Water demand of economy. Classification (standards) of
water. Hazards, degradation and protection of water resources. Seas and oceans.
Skills: Students can describe and interpret hydrological phenomena and processes in connection with environmental
conditions, determine basic hydrological parameters, identify water resource hazards. They know basics of water
resource protection and basic measurement techniques.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                            CODE                   ECTS       SEMESTER
Nature Conservation                                                EEP203                  6         Winter
Subject description: Biodiversity and landscape diversity as the main purpose of nature protection. Methods of
defining of biotic diversity. Methods of evaluation and protection of natural resources. Methods of creation of
protected areas. Conservation of nature in Poland: biodiversity treats, organization and structure, legal acts.
International conventions and declarations for the protection of biological diversity. The United Europe strategy for the
protection of nature. The Natura 2000 network.
Skills: Inventory and valorization of natural objects; use of effective instruments of nature protection; identification of
the natural environment threat; application of knowledge in the nature resources management.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                            CODE                  ECTS      SEMESTER
Air Protection                                                     EEP204                 4        Winter
Subject description: Definition of air pollution, classification of sources. Major information about gaseous pollutants
and their effects on ambient air. Models of pollution dispersion in atmosphere. Methods, technologies and equipment
of pollutants removal. Elaboration of a air protection project. Calculations of emission levels of selected gaseous
pollutants, designing of equipment and technologies protecting the quality of ambient air.
Skills: Mastering the skills and competence of the understanding of phenomena and processes in the atmosphere,
principles of operation, designing and use of equipment and technologies protecting the quality of ambient air.

SUBJECT                                                          CODE                    ECTS        SEMESTER
Soil Degradation and Protection                                  EEP205                    6         Winter
Subject description: Forms of soil degradation such as salinization, desertification, acidification, organic depletion,
compaction, nutrient depletion, chemical contamination, deterioration by mining. Water, gully, gravity and wind
erosion. Methods of water, gully and wind erosion mapping. Mathematical modelling of erosion processes. Water
erosion control. Wind erosion control. Shelterbelts and riparian zones.
Skills: Students will be prepared to understand the origins and processes causing the adverse changes of soil and
productive land, especially various types of erosion, to measure the erosion effects, and to design the erosion controls.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                         CODE                     ECTS          SEMESTER
Fluid Mechanics                                                 EEE102                     6           Winter
Subject description: Mechanics and statics of liquids. Dynamics of flows. The model of the continuous substance and of
the physical phenomenon and its mathematical description. Continuity of the substance equation. Basic equations
describing the movement of the ideal liquid. Hydrodynamics of the viscous fluid. The viscosity of liquid. The Newton
hypothesis. Navier- Stokes equations. The Bernoulli equation for the real liquid. The flow of liquid through pipelines. The
flow of liquid in open channels.
Skills: Students will be prepared to understand the foundations of mechanical systems - the flow of liquid through
pipelines. They achieve basic knowledge of modelling pipelines system.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                       CODE                 ECTS        SEMESTER
Systems of Sewage Disposal                                    EEP206                 6         Winter
Subject description: Lectures: General information on sewage disposal systems. Computation of sewage flows. Design

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principles of separated and combined sewage systems. Operation and design principles of pressure and vacuum sewage
systems. Hydraulic calculations of sewers. Pipe materials and sewerage appurtenances. Design: Engineering design of
separate sewage system for a small community.
Skills: students will learn engineering principles and design methods for sewage disposal systems; especially they will be
able to estimate sewage budget from a community, design layout of gravity sewage disposal system and calculate
hydraulic conditions in the sewers.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                            CODE                  ECTS        SEMESTER
Facilities for Water and Wastewater Treatment I                    EEE103                 6          Winter
Subject description: General introduction into issues connected with designing water plant treatment, types of embrace
of water, division and pattern of water treatment plant. The discussion of mechanical water purification devices:
(gratings, sieves), to physical and mechanical treatment (coagulation, mixers, reaction tanks, versatile devices), iron and
manganese removal from water devices. Appliance for desinfection, softening, demineralization, membrane methods,
ionit filter. A programme trip on technical objects.
Skills: Student can project water treatment plant for industry, city and farms.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                         CODE                ECTS        SEMESTER
Water and Wastewater Technology II                              EEE104                6         Winter
Subject description: Principles emerging waste management practices in water treatment. Characteristics of sewage.
Water receivers. Unit processes for mechanical, chemical and biological sewage treatment plant. Removal of biogenic
substances from wastewater. Integrated biological removal of carbon, phosphorus and nitrogen from wastewater.
Sewage treatment plants under natural conditions.
Skills: Understanding of the processes taking place in wastewater purification.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                          CODE                     ECTS         SEMESTER
Ecology                                                          EEP207                     6          Summer
Subject description: The levels of biological organization. Life and the physical environment. Adaptation to
environments. Ecology tolerance of individuals. Population ecology. Temporal and spatial dynamics of populations.
Biocoenosis ecology. The structure and organization of biocoenosis. Ecosystem: spatial and trophic structure. The food
chains, food webs and food levels. Energy and matter in the ecosystem. Primary and secondary production. Pathways
of elements in the ecosystem. Ecological succession. Applied ecology.
Skills: Recognition of the relationship between life forms and a set of biotic, edaphic and climatic factors.

SUBJECT                                                           CODE                    ECTS        SEMESTER
Soil Science                                                      EEP208                    6         Summer
Subject description: Introduction to the soil science, basic definitions. Soil genesis, physical and chemical weathering.
Soil-forming factors and processes. Soil morphology. Physical properties. Water in soil. Soil air and soil temperature.
Soil colloids and their properties. Soil sorption complex. Chemical properties. Reaction, acidity and alkalinity of the soil.
Buffering properties. Soil organic matter. Soil microorganisms. Fertility and abundance of the soil. Systematic of the
Polish soils. Geography of soils of the world.
Skills: Students will get to know knowledge about basic properties of the soils, about their fertility and geography.
Students will be preapred to determine basic physical and chemical properties of the soils.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                         CODE                    ECTS       SEMESTER
Cartography                                                     EEP209                   6         Summer
Subject description: Basic definition of maps and cartography. Theory and practical using of coordinate systems.
Methods for measurement on the maps. Methods for gathering spatial data (including direct field mapping and remote
sensing methods). Methods for presenting relief and altitude data. Methods for visualizing spatial data and creation of
thematic maps.
Skills Students will be able to read maps, to create thematic maps eg. chorophlet maps.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4


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 SUBJECT                                                         CODE                   ECTS         SEMESTER
 GIS in Environmental Protection                                 EEE105                    6         Summer
 Subject description: Basic definition of maps and GIS. Difference between cartography and GIS. Theory of coordinate
 systems. Sources of spatial data (including paper maps and remote sensing data). Methods for modeling of
 environmental spatial data. Methods for visualizing and analyzing spatial data.
 Skills: Students will be able to draw numeric maps, to analyse spatial data and to visualize cartographic data.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

 SUBJECT                                                          CODE                   ECTS      SEMESTER
 Physical Planning                                                EEP210                   4       Summer
 Subject description: The development of settlement systems. Evolution of spatial planning system in Poland.
 Methods of diagnosis of the environment - developing physical planning site. Standards of environmental and urban
 design. Study of conditions and directions of spatial planning. Local spatial development plan. Forecast the impact
 on findings that effects the plan and study of conditions and directions of spatial planning on the environment.
 Spatial planning in the protected areas.
 Skills: Develop a study of conditions and directions on spatial planning and the local development plans.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                         CODE                     ECTS         SEMESTER
Computer Systems for the Analysis of Environmental
                                                                EEP211                     4          Summer
Processes
Subject description: Discussion of the basic notions of the mathematical statistics. Empirical distribution. Random
variable. Parameters of distribution. Confidence level. Regression. Correlation analysis. The use of the programme
Microsoft Excel for computations and statistical analysis of the datas. The statistical analysis using of the programme
Statgraphics and Statistica. Making the project concerning the statistical analysis of the environmental
measurements using of programmes: Microsoft Excel, Statgraphics and Statistica.
Skills: Skill of using statistical methods in analysis of environmental data with the use of specialist computer
software. Skill of drawing and analysis of the three-dimensional maps.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                            CODE                   ECTS       SEMESTER
Waste Management                                                   EEP212                  6         Summer
Subject description: Lectures: Legislation and regulation in field of waste management. Characteristics of waste
quantity and quality. Waste analyses methods. Principles of monitoring for waste management system. Design:
Design of waste management programme for chosen administrative/industry unit.
Skills: Practical skills of choosing right waste disposal system as well as assessment threats and prevention for each o
them, competence in decision making in field of waste disposal. Practical outcome is engineering design of
landfill/composting plant for chosen administrative unit.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

 SUBJECT                                                        CODE                 ECTS        SEMESTER
 Systems of Water Supply                                        EEP213                  6        Summer
 Subject description: Lectures: General characteristics of water supply systems. Evaluation of water demand -
 required capacity of water distribution system. Surface water and groundwater intakes. Water storage reservoirs.
 Hydraulic design of water distribution systems – branching and closed conduit systems. Pipe materials and water
 systems appurtenances. Design: Water distribution pipe network design.
 Skills: students will learn engineering principles and design methods for water supply systems; especially they will
 be able to estimate water demand for a community, design layout of water supply system and choose appropriate
 pipe diameters for water distribution system.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                       CODE                    ECTS        SEMESTER
Municipal and Industrial Wastewater Treatment                 EEE106                    6         Summer
Subject description: Designing and dimensioning of municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plant. Physical and
chemical characteristic of municipal and industrial wastewater. Legislature. Municipal and industrial wastewater
treatment systems. High efficiency methods of C, N and P removal. Biological filters, rotary biological contactors and

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fluid beds. Facilities for mechanical, biological and chemical treatment in municipal wastewater treatment plant.
Wastewater and sewage sludge management.
Skills: Skill in designing and operation of municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plant.

SUBJECT                                                          CODE                    ECTS      SEMESTER
Facilities for Water and Wastewater Treatment II                 EEE107                   6        Summer
Subject description: General introduction into issues connected with designing wastewater treatment plant, types of
embrace of wastewater, division and pattern of wastewater treatment plant. The discussion of mechanical wastewater
purification devices: (sedimentation), to physical and biological wastewater treatment (devices for the process of
coagulation, biofiltration, biological treatment on active sludge), industry pollutions removal from sewage devices. A
programme trip on technical objects of water treatment plant.
Skills: Student can project wastewater treatment plant for industry, city and farms.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                           CODE           ECTS     SEMESTER
Water and Wastewater Technology I                                 EEE108          6       Summer
Subject description: Removal of dissolved substances, colloidal and suspended in water. Methods, technological
parameters and the effectiveness of the treatment of underground and surface water. Selection of technologies
depending on the type of purified water, its quality, demand and use.
Skills: understanding of the processes taking place in water purification.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

SUBJECT                                                           CODE                    ECTS       SEMESTER
Landscape Architecture Planning with Design                       ELA001                   4         Winter/Summer
Required knowledge: The students should have passed the subjects: Art
Subject description: Landscape Planning with Design responds to the growing demand for professionals with design
skills and planning knowledge. These are needed for the development and application of strategies, policies and plans
to create successful environments, in both urban and rural settings, for the benefit of current and future generations.
On the course you will consider the physical, natural and socio-cultural factors that help to shape landscapes over time,
studying the different values (scenic and aesthetic, recreational, experiential, environmental and economic) that are
attached to landscapes and inform their future planning and development. There is a particular emphasis on sustainable
landscapes. You will develop your individual planning and creative skills, an appreciation of design at all scales through
studio-based projects.
Skills: The course adopts a student-centred approach, encouraging students to develop independence in their learning,
and is studied primarily as an art and design-based discipline within a broad social and environmental context. It aims to
nurture creative, technically competent landscape designers.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                         CODE                     ECTS     SEMESTER
Chemistry for Landscape Architecture                            ELA002                    6       Summer
Required knowledge: The students should have passed the subjects: Basic knowledge of Chemistry
Subject description: Atoms - composition, electronic structure. Basic concepts and chemical laws. Characterization of
main groups’ and transitional elements. Inorganic compounds - properties and application. Chemical bonds and
structure of molecules. Intermolecular bonds. Different types of solution. Concentration of solution. Chemical
quantitative reactions. Rate of chemical reactions. Catalysis. Analytical chemistry. Elements of quantitative analysis.
Alkacymetry, manganometry, complexometry. Electrolytic dissociation. Strong and weak electrolytes. Hydrolysis. pH
measurement. Buffers. Water hardness. Types of chemical reaction. Reactions in water solution. Analysis of cations,
anions and salts properties. Redox reactions. Bases of electrochemistry - electrolysis, cells. Properties of metals.
Corrosion. Protection against corrosion. Heavy metals in environment. Metalloorganic compounds. Coordination
compounds - structure, properties, types. Organic chemistry. Classification of organic compounds. Nomenclature. Basic
reactions of organic compounds. Concentration of solution.
Skills: Students acquire basic knowledge about general, inorganic and organic chemistry, understand the interactions
that exist in solid state and solution of chemical compounds.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4
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SUBJECT                                                       CODE                    ECTS         SEMESTER
Vegetation (Phytosociology and forest site classification)    ELA003                     6         Winter
Required knowledge: The students should have passed the subjects: Biology, (or) Ecology, Soil Science
Subject description: European geobotanical school. Braun-Blanquet phytosociological methodology. The classification
of vegetation in Poland. Systematic review of plant communities of Poland. Methods used for the research of
vegetation. Forest site classification. Geobotanical regionalization of Poland. Natural and potential vegetation.
Vegetation dynamics. Ecological processes (dynamic processes) in the communities. Anthropogenic changes of
vegetation in Poland (synanthropisation of vegetation).

Skills: Recognition of the relationship between plant communities and a set of biotic and edaphic factors
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                            CODE                   ECTS        SEMESTER
Botany and Plant Physiology                                        ELA005                   6         Summer
Required knowledge: Required knowledge: The students should have passed the subjects: Chemistry, physics,
mathematics
Subject description: The structure and function of the plant cell, the structure and function of tissues and plant organs
including the anatomy of development of the root, the stem, the flower, the fruit and seeds, with the special regard of
the anatomy of trees. Bases of the systematics of plants with the special regard of conifers and angiosperms used in the
landscape architecture.
Basic living processes occuring on different levels of the plant organism, from molecular, by the level of organelles,
cellular, tissue level, organs level, the whole plant and plant communities, determining the growth and the
development of plants and having significance in the landscaping. Mechanisms of the regulation of living processes of
plants.
The water relations, the mineral nutrition, respiration, photosynthesis, assimilate transport, growth and plant growth
regulators, development and the influence of external factors on the plant functions. Present achievements of the
physiology of plants applying in the modern landscape architecture with the special regard of the influence of stress
factors of the environment such as frost, cold, high temperature, low and high photesynthetically active radiation,
drought, the shortage and the excess of mineral elements, heavy metals, soil and atmospherical pollution, salinity,
diseases, pests etc. on plants and bases of the resistance of plants to stressors. Ecophysiological aspects of interactions
between organisms of the same species and different plant species especially those grown under urban conditions.
Skills: Learning of bases of the cytology, anatomy, morphology and morphogenesis of plants, bases of processes on
different levels of organization of the plant, the understanding of the dependence between the structure and functions
of plants on different levels of their organization, interactions between plants and the environment and knowledge of
reaction of plants on factors of environment
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4



FIELD OF STUDY: CIVIL ENGINEERING

SUBJECT                                                         CODE                     ECTS        SEMESTER
Concrete Structures I                                           ECE001                    6          Winter/Summer
Subject description: General principles of design of reinforced concrete structures. Properties of concrete and
reinforcing steel. Durability aspects. Dimensioning methods in design of RC structures. Basis of design of flexural
members with an arbitrary cross-section, general and simplified apprach. Flexurale members with rectangular and T-
sections. Design of flexural members for shear according to truss model. Design of members under eccentric
compression and tension. Design of structural members for local compression, punching and torsion. Control of
cracking and deflections.
Skills: Basic knowledge in the scope of design, dimensioning and detailing of reinforced concrete structures.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                           CODE                     ECTS       SEMESTER
Concrete Structures II                                            ECE002                     6        Winter/Summer
Subject description: Prestressed concrete structures, materials and techniques used in prestressed concrete. Two way
slabs with rectangular shape, design and detailing rules. Flat slabs with capitals, rules of design and detailing. Flat slabs
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without capitals (slab and columns structures), static analysis nad design for flexure and punching. Ribbed slabs,
structural solutions and detailing. Reinforced cooncrete stairs, design and detailing. Dilatations in structural concrete
structures. Water tanks and silos, principles of static analysis and detailing of cross-sections.
Skills: Knowledge of basic principles and rules of design and detailing of prestressed and reinforced concrete
structures.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                         CODE                   ECTS       SEMESTER
Concrete Technology                                             ECE003                  6         Winter/Summer
Subject description: Lecture: Mineral binders. Water for concrete. Aggregates for concrete. Mineral additives and
chemical admixtures. Cement paste. Mortars. Concrete: classification, proportioning, properties and testing of
technical properties. Goods produced from pastes, mortars and concrete. Laboratory: Aggregate for concrete. Air
binders (lime and gypsum). Hydraulic binders (cements). Concrete proportioning using paste method. Concrete
proportioning with practical determining water demand of aggregate. Concrete proportioning using double-cladding
method. Light-weight concrete.
Skills: Classification of concrete, technical properties of components, properties of concrete mixture and hardened
concrete, concrete mixture proportioning, testing of concrete application of concrete.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                            CODE                  ECTS      SEMESTER
Descriptive Geometry I                                             ECE005                 6        Winter/Summer
Subject description: Basic concepts of projective geometry. Projection. Parallel projection and invariants. Theorem of
node of three planes and intersection of simple solid figures in visual frame representation. Pohlke’ theorem and
axonometry. Basic constructions in axonometry: Orthographic projection onto two (or more) projection surfaces.
Multiview orthographic projection of solid figures and its shadows. Intersection of two and more solid figures in
frame representation. Profile projection. Direct axonometry. Geometry of roofs. CAD programs and classic descriptive
geometry.
Skills: Knowledge of new geometric transformations and kinds of projections in civil engineering and its properties in
context of newest utilization of software. Abilities of graphic creation engineering documentation part.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                          CODE                  ECTS          SEMESTER
Designing of Steel Structures According to Eurocode 3            ECE006                   6          Winter
Subject description: Introduction. Design Approach. Factor of Safety, Permissible and Working Stresses, Elastic
Method, Plastic Method, Introduction to Limit States of Design. Connections. Strength, Efficiency and Design of Joints,
Modes of Failure of a Riveted Joint, Advantages and Disadvantages of Welded Joints, Design of Fillet and Butt Welds,
Design of Eccentric Connections. Tension Members. Net Sectional Area, Permissible Stress, Design of Axially Loaded
Tension Member, Design of Member Subjected to Axial Tension and Bending. Compression Members.
Skills: Ability to utilize a system approach to design and operational performance, ability to function effectively as an
individual and in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                          CODE                   ECTS     SEMESTER
Mathematics III – Statistics                                     ECE009                  6       Winter
Subject description: Probabilisty. Radom variables and their probability distributions. Moments of random variables.
Two-dimensional random variables (moments, independent random variables). Some special distributions. Sample
moments and their distributions (chi-square, t- and F-distribution). The theory of points estimation (unbiased
estimation, the method of moments, maximum likehood estimation). Theory of testing of hypothesis (the Chi-sqare
test, t-test, F-test, confidence estimation, the regression model).
Skills: Application of statistical methods in engineering.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                         CODE                    ECTS        SEMESTER
Prestressed Concrete Structures                                 ECE010                    6         Summer
Subject description: Idea of prestressed structures. Properties of concrete for prestressed structures and prestressing

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reinforcement. Technology of prestressed concrete (pre-tenstioned and post-tensioned prestressed concrete). Grout.
Losses of prestress. Cross-section forming. Crack resistance. Limiting zone for the location of the tendons. Ultimate
resistance of elements subjected to axial force bending moment and shear. Analysis of the anchorage zone.
Reinforcement of the anchorage zone. Limitation of stress. Crack and deflection control. Examples prestressed
structures.
Skills: Proficiency in principle of prestressed concrete, behaviour of prestressed concrete structures.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                         CODE                     ECTS       SEMESTER
Roads I                                                         ECE011                    6         Winter
Subject description: Basis of roads geometrical designing – road tracing in ground plan, rules of designing of the
formation line (straight sections, horizontal and vertical curves, inclinations). Roads construction designing. Shaping
of cross sections. Basis of road earthworks and drainage designing.
Skills: Acquired knowledge of land transportation fundamentals and basis of road design.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                       CODE                   ECTS       SEMESTER
Roads II                                                      ECE012                  6         Summer
Road pavements. Materials using in road building. Technology of rollering, sub-base building and road materials
production. Designing of the mineral-asphalt mixis. Technology building road pavements. Activities: Designing of a
mineral-asphalt mix by border curves method. Designing of an asphalt quantity by analytic and mechanical methods.
Skills: Acquainting students with the organization of earthworks, technology production of road materials and road
pavements.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                           CODE                    ECTS      SEMESTER
Strength of Materials                                             ECE013                    6       Winter/Summer
Subject description: Boundary problems of the linear theory of elasticity. Geometrical characteristics of plane figures.
Internal forces in bar systems. Strength simple cases - the extension, the compression, the torsion and the simple
bending. Strength complex cases - the diagonal bending, out-of-centre extension, the bending with the participation
of transverse forces. The calculation of beams deflections. Inelastic proprieties of materials, the plasticity. Strength
hypotheses. The stability of a straight bar. The limitary capacity of bar sections and bar systems.
Skills: Acquired knowledge in following problems: the internal forces calculating in bar structures, strength cases
identification, understandings the difference between a designing in elastic and plastic states, the structure stability
and its components analyzing.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                       CODE                   ECTS      SEMESTER
Structural Mechanics                                          ECE014                   6       Winter/Summer
Subject description: Statically determinate structures – internal forces, influence lines. Maxwell-Betti reciprocity
theorem. Virtual work principle. Displacements of statically determinate structures. Static analysis of statically
indeterminate structures – Force Method, Displacement Method, Moment Distribution Method. Influence lines of
internal forces in statically indeterminate structures. The stability of rod arrangements. Calculatation of critical
burdens. The theory of second rank. Dynamics of rod arrangements with finite degrees of freedom.
Skills: Acquired knowledge in following problems: information technologies, text processors, spreadsheets, data
bases, multimedia presentations, computer network services.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                         CODE                    ECTS         SEMESTER
Timber Structures                                               ECE016                    6          Summer
Subject description: Materials and their mechanical properties. Classes of use structures, loadings and time of lasting.
Bearing capacities under compression, tension and bending, serviceability limit states. Combined state of stressing.
Connections in timber structures. Deformability of dowel fasteners and yeld modes of fasteners. Composite timber
beams. Plane timber frames. Plane timber arches. Light wood-frame buildings. Spatial timber structures. Life time
engineering of timber structures.

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Design of timber roof structure according to requirements of EC5 and PN-B-30150:2000.
Skills: General characteristic of wood and wooden structures.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                           CODE                  ECTS         SEMESTER
Descriptive Geometry II                                           ECE019                  6          Winter
Required knowledge: The students should have passed the subjects:
Subject description: Dandelin’ theorem - cone and cylinder sections. Homology and central collineation. Pascal
theorem. Construction of conics. Intersections of cone and cylinder in Monge projection. Shaping of certain
rectilinear surfaces. Vaults and curvilinear roofs. Central projection and its invariants. Three-point perspective.
Elementary plane figures and solid objects in central projection (perspective projection of geometric body). Basic
constructions (parallelism, perpendicularity, revolved section, measuring point of line). Applicable (vertical)
perspective. Indirect perspective - vnishing point and background point method. Other methods, grid methods.
Topographic projection – representation of basic geometric objects. Contour maps and plan-profiles. Earth work
design - design of roads and sports ground, fill and cut. Heights of points, azymuts and angles of height. Construction
of shadows in vertical perspective. Direct methods in vertical perspective. Perspective of interiors and its reflections
in plane mirrors. Application of grid methods. CAD programs and classic descriptive geometry.
Skills: Remind of known and knowledge of new geometric transformations and kinds of projections have in civil
engineering employment and its properties in context of newest utilization of software. Education of spatial
imagination and take possession of abilities of graphic creation engineering documentation part.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                       CODE               ECTS             SEMESTER
Foundation
Required knowledge: The students should have passed the subjects: soil mechanics, strength of materials, structural
mechanics, concrete structures.
Subject description: Course content: Classification of foundations. Bearing capacity of shallow foundats. Mat and
plate foundations. Excavations. Ground water level lowering. Sheat-pile walls. Retaining walls. Slurry walls.
Embankments. Deep foundations. Pile foundations. Static capacity of single pile and pile groups. Settlements of pile
foundations. Improving of soils. Precompresion. Vertical drains. Stone columns. Jet grouting. Use of geotextiles to
improve soils. Neils and anchores. Reinforced earth.
Skills:
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                                     CODE               ECTS          SEMESTER
Underground Structures
Required knowledge: The students should have passed the subjects: General building, soil mechanics, foundation,
concrete structures, metal structures.
Subject description: Course content: Classification of underground structures and their usable functions in the range of
communication, transport and special constructions. Types of excavations. Characteristic of selected structures among
them city subway systems and railroad and highway tunnels. General building requirements for tunnels.Original stress
state in the ground and its disturbances after performing excavation. The notion of the ground arching. Static
interaction of the casing and the surrounding ground under loadings. Theoretical concepts of assigning loadings on
floor, walls and underlay of casing. The pressure of the ground on casing of the shaft. Methods of design rigid and
flexible casing. Stability of excavation without casing. Tasks and needs of applying casing. Temporarily and solid casing.
The basic technologies of constructing of the tunnels: stripping and mining methods, using different type of tunnel
shields in dry and watered ground.
Skills:
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4

SUBJECT                                                                       CODE               ECTS          SEMESTER
Soil Mechanics
Required knowledge: The students should have passed the subjects: Mathematics, mechanics, strength of materials
Subject description: Course content: Nature of soils. Gravimetric and volumetric relationships. Phisical parameters of
soils. Soil clasification. Laboratory and in-situ tests. Permability. Effective and total streess. Strength of soils. Stress-


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strain behaviour. Stress distribution in the soil subbase. Limit states. Theory of consolidation. Saturated and non-
saturated soils. Slope stability. Soil compactin. Pressure of soil on structure

Skills: Recognition of subsoil for design of foundation. Identification of phisical and mechanical parameters of soils.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene: 4



Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Bialystok University of Technology
45 E, Wiejska Street, 15-351 Bialystok, Poland
Tel: (+48) 085 746 95 60; Fax: (+48) 085 746 95 59
Faculty Office tel. (+48) 85 746 96 89
e-mail: wbiis@pb.edu.pl
website: http://wb.pb.edu.pl/




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                                                 FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT


Faculty of Management is currently the biggest faculty of the Bialystok University of Technology and it is
rapidly developing. The compound of modern buildings with catering facilities and wireless Internet
form the faculty campus. In the academic year 2010/2011 there are almost 4000 students.

Faculty of Management offers:

     -     bachelor courses in the following fields: management, management and production
           engineering, tourism and recreation, logistics and political science,
     -     master courses in the following fields: management, management and production
           engineering, tourism and recreation,

Field of study - MANAGEMENT
Specialties:
· business management
· public management
· accounting and finance management
· foreign trade management
·business information technology
marketing

A graduate in management is prepared to work as a specialist in management system, as a high and
middle ranking manager, adviser or consultant in public or business organization and also to run their
own business.

Field of study - MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCTION ENGINEERING
Specialties:
· eco-engineering
· modern technologies management

A graduate in management and production engineering possesses interdisciplinary knowledge which is a
combination of engineering preparation with managerial skills.

Field of study – TOURISM AND RECREATION
Specialties:
· tourist activity management
· space management

A graduate in tourism and recreation possesses necessary knowledge to operate in tourism business, to
organize and program tourist and recreation activities and to manage land resources.

Field of study – LOGISTICS
A graduate in logistics is able to work in logistic centres, transport departments of big industrial
companies and in machine departments in middle and big enterprises.

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Field of study – POLITICAL SCIENCE
Graduating from political science enables to work in public administration, local government, social and
business organization and international institutions and organizations.

SUBJECT                                                    CODE             ECTS         SEMESTR
Statistics                                                 E105                6         Winter
Subject description
Descriptive Statistics: Definition of statistics. Population and sample. Descriptive statistics and inductive. Tapes of
variables. Graphic and tabular presentation of qualitative data. Measures of Location. Measures of Dispersion.
Measures of Asymmetry. Association of variables. Simple Linear Regression. Simple Linear Regression. Model
parameters. The method of last squares. The least squares estimators. Measures of quality estimation

Skills
Students examine the methods of descriptive statistics and can be used in economic studies. It can set the average
measurement, differentiation and asymmetry to the data grouped in the ranks of distribution. He can build a simple
linear regression models. He can interpret the calculated measure.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene:

SUBJECT                                                 CODE                ECTS         SEMESTER
Tourism management                                      E272                  2          Winter
Subject description: Planning, organizing, motivating and controlling. The research of tourist market. How to create
tourist business. Business plan/SWOT analysis. Human recourses in tourism. Financing in tourism. Different insurance in
tourism. The role of tourist NGOs. The new instruments of tourism managing. The quality in tourism. Marketing of
tourist business
Skills: students will be able to analyze changes on the tourist market. Students will be able to know how to manage
tourist entrepreneur, prepare business plan and what are the main sources of financing in tourism.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene:


SUBJECT                                                  CODE                ETCS       SEMESTER
Production and Service Management                        E158                  6        Summer
Subject description: Fundamental difference between production and services systems. Tangible and intangible aspects
of goods and services. The production function within the corporation. Industrial production process. Different types of
production. Facility layout. Operation scheduling and the main production plan. Just-in-time production system. Kan-
Ban technique. Inventory systems for independent demand. MRP I, the inventory system for depend demand. Lean
manufacturing and lean techniques. Design of the product. TPM (Total Preventive Maintenance). The nature of services.
Different types of services. Queue problems. Personal service, the moments of truth. Productivity in a service system
and manufacturing.
Skills: To understand the essentials problems of production and service system. To provide skills to identify and analyze
operational management problems.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene:

SUBJECT                                                      CODE             ETCS        SEMESTER
Economics                                                    E012               6         Winter/Summer
Subject description: Introduction to Economics, Market (supply, demand, equilibrium, minimal and maximal price,
elasticity), Consumer (budget constraints, preferences), Producer (enterprise, costs, revenue, profits), National income
(GDP, GNP, final and intermediary goods, added value), Money market (functions of money, commercial banks, central
bank, money creation, money aggregates, money supply and demand), Labour market (professionally active and
inactive citizens, unemployment).
Skills: Understanding of basic economic terms, understanding of the functioning of main actors of the economic system
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene:




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SUBJECT                                                        CODE            ETCS         SEMESTER
International Organisations                                    E466              6          Winter/ Summer
Subject description: Genesis and history of international organizations, United Nations, Bretton Woods conference,
Functions, structure and policy of International Monetary Fund, World Bank Group, Regional development banks,
World Trade Organization – functions and policy, Regional Integration, International non – governmental organizations,
Global challenges and international organizations.
Skills: Understanding the origins of contemporary international system. Awareness of main global challenges faced by
the international community, Ability to assess the role of international organisations in the contemporary world politics
and economy.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene:

SUBJECT                                                            CODE            ECTS        SEMESTER
Sociology                                                          E010              6         Winter
Subject description: The basis of social live: sex, gender, age, race; personality; social interaction; social position, social
role, the role’s conflict; social relations – social disintegration; anomie, stereotypes; social (human) variability –
discrimination; socialisation. Classification of social groups: society – community (Gemainschaft – Gesselschaft); formal
– informal; close – open society, homogenic – heterogenic society. Social control. Social structure – social stratification.
Social classes. Social mobility – world as a global village. Migration. The social change, the growth and the develop.
Postmodern society. Globalisation processes in contemporary world. The new subjects on the world labor market: „the
new” social classes: white and blue collars; wired workers; the metropolitan class; underclass. The old and the newest
forms of work (management).Culture (social order) and the culture in work (management) context.
Skills: understanding fundamental sociological terms, categories and phenomena; recognizing different types of social
actions and participations in the contemporary world; understanding the role of variety of macro- and microsociological
factors influencing social life.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene:

SUBJECT                                                      CODE             ECTS        SEMESTER
Human Resource Management                                     E250              6         Winter
Subject description: Detail program: Basic of HRM, strategic objectives; Corporate culture; Culture management;
Motivating Human Resource; Leadership. The corporate value, organizational climate and managerial behaviour will
exert a major influence on the achievement of excellence. HRM is concerned with integration: getting all the members
of the organization involve and working together with a sense of common purpose.
Skills: Students should have knowledge about basic of management – history of management, basic principles, basic
functions and basic structures.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene:

SUBJECT                                                       CODE             ECTS        SEMESTER
Forecasting                                                    E527              6         Summer
Subject description: The introduction of forecasting theory. The role of forecasts in business practise. Methods of
business data gathering and transforming. Time series decomposition. Various kinds of forecasts methods: naive
method and its modifications, moving average methods, exponential smoothing methods, Holt’s method, Holt-Winters’
method. Measuring forecast accuracy. Time series forecasting. Advanced forecasting models. Forecasting versus
foresight. Foresight methods. The use of foresight methods in Polish and international practise.
Skills: The subject is designed to get the students acquainted with the modern knowledge of forecasting and its possible
way of practical applications by managers.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene:

SUBJECT                                                           CODE            ECTS       SEMESTER
Financial management                                              E046             6         Winter
Subject description: The students examines the general nature of global financial management, the taxes and the major
financial decisions of corporations. Specific attention is given to present value and capital budgeting; risk and assets
pricing; financial analysis and forecasting; financial decisions and market efficiency; Problem-solving methodology is
used to illustrate the theories and tools in financial decision making.
Skills: Students will learn to: calculate selected financial ratios; common measures of investment performance;
understand future value of present sum, present value and present and future value of annuities; describe common


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features and types of bonds.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene:

SUBJECT                                                        CODE              ECTS        SEMESTER
Project management                                             E266               6          Summer
Subject description: Basic navigation in Microsoft Project. Defining task logic, milestones, summary tasks and recurring
tasks. Task relationships, constraints and advanced actions on tasks. Creation of project schedule. Critical path of
project, project calendar. Defining project resources. Resource management and allocation. EVA analysis. Project
baseline. Project tracking and control. Customizing reports. Publishing project information. Customizing views, tables,
filters and groups. Export and import of project data.
Skills: Course contains software support for the critical concepts and theories project managers must master. It aims at
managing project through initiation, tracking, controlling, performance measuring and closing the Microsoft Project.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene:

SUBJECT                                                        CODE              ECTS        SEMESTER
Marketing                                                      E076                6         Winter
Subject description: definitions of marketing terms, the development of the marketing concept; market segmentation;
products, branding and packaging; defining products, classifying products; pricing strategies; distribution: channels of
distribution, distribution’s strategies; promotion: promotional forms and tools; the application of marketing: the
marketing of services, e-marketing, social marketing, green marketing;
Skills: the scope of the course is to introduce students to marketing as a vital philosophy of the modern business world.
Students should be familiarized with the latest marketing conceptions and marketing strategies.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene:

SUBJECT                                                       CODE            ECTS         SEMESTER
Marketing research                                             E160             6          Winter
Subject description: The Role of Marketing Research, planning a research project and formulating research questions,
the nature of quantitative and qualitative research, conducting surveys, conducting focus groups and depth
interviews, conducting experiments, designing questionnaire, sampling, preparing data for analysis, writing up business
research report.
Skills: The aim of the course is to introduce students with the marketing research basics- theory Students should
discover the role of the marketing research in the process of management of the organization. Students should be
familiarized with the methods and tools of gathering data.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene:

                       SUBJECT                                    CODE               ECTS        SEMESTER
New information technologies and multi – media
                                                                  E053                 6         Winter
tools
Subject description: Security rules in laboratory. Transmission and receiving faxes. Using digital signature in office.
Configuration of VoIP phones and VoIP videophones. Using scanner in digitalization of information. Using microscanner.
Using different media to archive, secure and compression data. Using WiFi for lan, Internet, VoIP connections. Using
digital camera in document digitalization. Using projector for multimedia presentation. Using webcam communicators
and telework.
Skills: Getting a new skill in using electronic office devices e.g.: digital signature terminal, webcam, WiFi LAN modem,
fax, scanner, handscanner, projector, digital camera, VoIP phone, VoIP videophone.
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene:

SUBJECT                                                   CODE             ECTS       SEMESTER
Quality Management and Control                             E042              6        Winter/Summer
Subject description:. Principles of Quality Management. Standardization: origin and basics. International and local
organizations for standardization European certifying systems. Voluntary area certification – European Keymark;
Obligatory area certification – New Approach Directives, CE sign. Quality management systems in conformity to ISO
9000:2008 standards. Quality management systems documentation. ISO 9000:2008 standards implementation in Polish
and foreign organizations. Management systems in different sectors. Integration of management systems. Tools of
Quality Management.

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Skills: getting new skills of implementing requirements of ISO 9001 standard to the company, awareness of quality
problems in organisation, skills in area of using quality control tools
Minimum number of students needed for a group class to convene:




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                     FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING


EDUCATIONAL PROFILES

Study Course – MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Graduates of Mechanical Engineering will be able to acquire advanced skills in the field of mechanical
engineering, design, building and operation of machines and manufacturing systems as well as the latest
computer techniques. They will also get thorough knowledge of pro-ecological technologies and the
systems of integrated management of environment, safety and quality of manufacturing processes.
Graduates are also well prepared to carry out creative tasks concerning the design, manufacturing and
operation of machines and production systems.

Study Course – AUTOMATIC CONTROL AND ROBOTICS

Graduates of the course possess up-to-date knowledge in the discipline of automatic control and
robotics as well as general science of computers. They have acquired advanced skills and knowledge
necessary for creative work in the analysis and design of automatic control systems, controlling and
programming of both industrial and utilitarian robotics as well as designing decision aiding systems.
Graduates are well prepared to solve complex interdisciplinary problems of automatic control and
robotics in various branches of industry.

Study Course – EDUCATION IN TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATICS

Graduates of this course will have comprehensive knowledge in the field of technology, informatics and
pedagogy. The technological component has a mechatronic character, i.e. it combines machine building
with electronics and computer techniques. The informational part has its roots in applied informatics
and serves to solve computer aided problems in various areas of human work and life in general. The
pedagogical element is focused on the understanding and design of educational processes and didactic
systems. Graduates are well equipped to undertake creative work in the field of multimedia techniques,
teach technical and IT subjects as well as undertake independent business activity.


Study Course – BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Graduates this course possess comprehensive knowledge in the field of biomedical engineering including
medical informatics, medical electronics, biomechanical and biomaterial engineering. They can make
skillful use of modern diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and systems based on complex material,
electronic, information and teleinformatic techniques and technologies. Graduates are well prepared to
co-operate medical doctors in the realm of integration, operation and maintenance of medical
apparatus as well manage diagnostic and therapeutic systems.




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Study Course – AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY ENGINEERING

Graduates of Agriculture and Forestry Engineering have the ability to operate technical objects and
constructions as well as supervise production and operational systems used in forestry, agriculture and
farm food industry. They are also well qualified to solve technological problems connected with the
mechanization of animal and forest production. Graduates of the course possess the organizational skills
to launch and run a variety of village-based consultative and service enterprises to work in forestry,
agriculture and farm food processing. The interdisciplinary profile of the course makes it possible for the
graduate to be employed in companies producing forest and farm machinery and appliances, food
processing machines as well as in other branches of economy and administration.

WINTER SEMESTER


SUBJECT                                                      CODE                 ECTS       SEMESTER
ENGINEERING MECHANICS I                                      MER0101                6        Winter
 Subject description:
   1. Fundamental concepts and principles of Newtonian mechanics.
   2. Static’s of Particles: 2a) conditions of the equilibrium of forces in plane cases and 3D-cases; 2b) resolution of
   forces into components; 1c) resultant of several concurrent forces.
   3. Static’s of Rigid Bodies: 3a) moment of force about a given point and a given axis; 3b) moment of couple and
   addition of couples; 3c) Varginon’s theorem; 3d) equipollent systems of vectors; 3e) equilibrium of a three-force
   body; 3f) conditions of the equilibrium of a rigid body in 2D-case and 3D-case.
   4. Distributed forces: 4a) center of gravity of a two-dimensional and a three-dimensional body; 4b) moment of
   inertia of areas and masses; 4c) parallel – axis theorem; 4d) principal axes and principal moments of inertia.
   5. Kinematics of particles: 5a) position, velocity and acceleration in rectilinear motion; 5b) rectangular
   components and tangential and normal components of velocity and acceleration in curvilinear motion; 5c)
   motion of a particle relative to a frame in translation and motion relative to a rotating frame; 5d) Coriolis
   acceleration.
   6. Kinematics of rigid bodies: 6a) translation; 6b) rotation about a fixed axis; 6c) general plane motion; 6d)
   instantaneous center of rotation in plane motion; 6e) absolute and relative velocity and acceleration in plane
   motion; 6e)motion about a fixed point and Eulerian angles.
 Skills:
     -     learn the fundamental concepts of static’s and kinematics of particles and rigid bodies,
     -     learn the mathematical formulations of static’s and kinematics of particles and rigid bodies problems.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                    CODE                     ECTS          SEMESTER
CHEMISTRY                                                  MER0102                    4           Winter
 Subject description:
    Lecture:
    Elementary particles and atomic structure. Periodic table of the elements. Chemical bonding. Chemistry basic
    laws. State of aggregations. Solutions, dispersions, colloids. Phase’s balance. Density and viscosity. Phenomena of
    sorption, diffusion and osmosis. Phenomena on phases limit - adsorption. Inorganic compounds. Organic
    compounds – classification, properties, reactivity. Polymers. Methods of chemical analysis. Water properties.
    Types and mechanisms of chemical reactions. Elements of thermodynamics and kinetics. Catalysis.
    Electrochemistry – electrode processes, electrolysis, voltaic cells. Metal’s corrosion. Selected operations in the
    chemical technology.
    Laboratory:
    1. Introduction to laboratory. Safety rules. Laboratory equipment. 2. Concentrations. Preparing of solutions. 3.
    Density     of    solutions    and      solids   and       viscosity      of    solutions.      4.    Water      hardness.
    5. Processes in chemical engineering (crystallization, filtration, distillation). 6. Liquid’s corrosion. 7. Electrolysis.
 Skills:
     -   understanding of chemical changes and their role in industry processes
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

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SUBJECT                                                    CODE                  ECTS         SEMESTER
Computer methods in automatics                             MER0103                5           Winter
 Subject description:
     Lecture
     Descriptions of the main computer programs used in automatics. Introduction and fundamentals of Matlab.
     System functions and configuration of Matlab environment. Matrix and operations.
     Numerical computations. M-files and function scripts. Graphics, plotting and visualization in 2D and 3D.
     Modelling of dynamical systems with Control Toolbox. Design of complex dynamical systems by using Control
     Toolbox. Analyzing dynamical systems in time and frequency domains in Matlab. Design linear control systems in
     Matlab. Introduction and fundamentals of Simulink.
     Setup and simulation parameters in Simulink. Modelling and simulations of dynamical systems in Simulink.
     Design and analyzing of the complex control systems in Simulink. Group subsystems and map blocks in Simulink.
     Project
     Modelling and investigations of dynamical systems in Matlab Control Toolbox. Design and simulations of
     dynamical systems in Simulink. Design of linear control system with structurally unstable control plant in
     Matlab/Simulink.
 Skills:
     Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
     - numerical computing,
     - modelling, solving and analyzing of dynamical equations,
     - modelling and analyzing control plants, linear and nonlinear control systems in time and frequency domains,
     - designing and analyzing of control systems.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                  CODE                  ECTS         SEMESTER
FINITE ELEMENT METHOD                                    MER0104                 5          Winter
 Subject description:
     Students will be introduced to the MD. Patran and CATIA V5 Analysis and Simulation fundamental concepts and
     interface for numerical analysis part. They will be learned of structural element modeling using the finite
     element method. Students come to know how simulate load (pressure, force, distribute load), boundary
     condition, material, properties for analyzed element. This course focuses on model preparing to calculation and
     generating results for some structural elements.
     MD. Patran. Geometry – modeling of simple 3D geometry element. Element – preparing geometry to exchange
     on finite elements. Material/Properties – create materials for analysis model. LB/Condition – modeling of loads
     and boundary conditions. Analysis/ Results – preparing model to calculation and view results. Catia V5 Analysis
     and Simulation. Generative Structural Analysis – complete module for finite element modeling of structural
     elements.
 Skills:
     Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
     - fundamental knowledge of Finite Element Method (FEM),
     - numerical computing by using FEM,
     - solving practical problems, simulating load (pressure, force, distribute load), boundary condition, material,
         properties for analyzed element,
     - modeling of 3D geometry and numerical computing of strength by using PATRAN and CATIA software.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                     CODE                  ECTS          SEMESTER
STRENGTH OF MATERIALS I                                     MER0105                 4           Winter
 Subject description:
    Introduction. Objectives of strength of materials. Body forces, surface forces and internal forces. Diagrams of
    internal forces. Definition of stress at point. Normal and shear stresses. Definition of shear and normal strains.
    Tension and compression of bars. Hooke’s law for pure tension. Formulation of strength and rigidity conditions.
    Basic mechanical properties of material: elasticity, plasticity, Young modulus, Poisson ratio. Standard test for
    tension. Strain energy due to elastic tension (compression).
    Cross-sectional properties. Static moments and center of area coordinates. Definition of second moment of area
    (geometrical moment of inertia), moment of deviation (centrifugal) and polar moment. Moments of inertia with

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           respect to parallel axis – Steiner theorem. Principal moment of inertia and principal directions.
           Torsion of circular bars (shafts). Torsional moments and twisting angles diagrams. Shear stress distribution due
           to pure torsion. Formulation of strength and rigidity conditions. Strain energy due to pure torsion.
           Bending. Pure bending and bending with shear. Normal and shear stress distribution. Zurawski formula.
           Deflections of beams - Euler theorem and Clebsch method, formulation of boundary condition. Design of beams
           according to strength condition and also rigidity condition.
           Analysis of stress and strain state. Generalized Hooke’s law for complex loading states. Plane stress and plane
           strain states. Graphical interpretation of stresses and strains at point - Mohr’s circle. Principal stresses and
           strains and principal directions.
           Complex loading states. Effort hypothesis: Huber-von Mises strain energy of distortion theory and Tresca
           maximal shear stress theory. Reduced stresses and strength criteria for three-dimensional loading. Statically
           determined plane frames.
           Stability of structures. Elastic and elasto-plastic flexural buckling of prismatic bars. Loss of stability and critical
           force according to Euler. Inelastic buckling – Tetmajer and Ostenfeld formulas.
       Skills:
           skill of making diagrams of internal forces, calculating stresses and strains in uniaxial and complex loading states,
           formulating of strength and stiffness conditions, obtaining critical loading and designing of cross-sections
       Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

      SUBJECT                                                      CODE                  ECTS        SEMESTER
      MATERIALS SCIENCE                                            MER0106                5          Winter
       Subject description
       Lectures (theory):
          1.     Structure of materials. The basis of crystallography.
          2.     Metals structures. The range of metal structures that can be altered to get different properties: crystal
                 and glass structure, structures of solutions and compounds, grain and phase boundaries, equilibrium
                 shapes of grain and phases.
          3.     Metallurgic thermodynamics. Equilibrium constitution and phase diagrams; case studies in phase
                 diagrams; diffusive transformations, solidification.
          4.     Strain and deformation. Dislocations, fracture, strengthening.
          5.     Properties. Mechanical properties: strength, yield point, elastic modulus, hardness, toughness, fatigue
                 strength. Corrosion, heat resistance, high temperature creep resistance.
          6.     Metallic materials. Methods of production and elaboration; powder metallurgy; methods of metals
                 strengthening.
          7.     Ferrous alloys. Heat treatment, termochemical, termomechanical treatment. Type of steels: steels for
                 general use, alloy steels – constructional, tool, corrosion resisting, heat, creep resisting. Cast iron.
          8.     Copper and its alloys.
          9.     Aluminum and its alloys.
          10. Alloys for special using. Alloys with a high R m/ρ and E/ρ (magnesium, titanium, beryllium). Wear resisting
                 alloys (hard metals, tool materials). Superalloys.
          11. The issues of surface layers.
          12. The methods of investigations of materials.


La Laboratories (practice):


          1.     Analysis of the mechanical properties of materials. Tensile test; hardness test (Brinell, Rockwell, Vickers);
                 Charpy test; relationship between hardness and impact strength.
          2.     Analysis of the macrostructure. The kinds of fractures, Baumann, Adler method.
          3.     Analysis of microstructure. The base of microstructure analysis- computer program.
          4.     Microstructure analysis of iron alloys. Ordinary steels, cast iron, special steels.
          5.     Heat treatment of steel. Unalloyed steels (hardening, tempering). Alloyed steels (the influence of alloy
                 additions on the hardenability – by the Jominy’s method).
          6.     Thermochemical treatment.
          7.     Copper and its alloys.
          8.     Aluminum and its alloys (microstructures and heat treatment).
          9.     Microstructure of special alloys. Bearing metals. Implant alloys (biomedical).

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     10. Powder metallurgy.
     11. Using of ultrasonic methods for the metals investigations. Defects, evaluating of elastic modulus.
     12. Electron microscopy. Scanning electron microscopy. EDS: chemical analysis, linescan, mapping.
     13. Investigation of metal corrosion.
     14. Project.
 Skills
     -  fundamental knowledge of materials for constructions,
     -  fundamental knowledge of material structure and crystallography,
     -  selection of materials for engineering applications.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                     CODE                ECTS          SEMESTER
DRAFTING AND ENGINEERING GRAPHICS                           MER0107               6           Winter
 Subject description:
     Lecture:
     Images of the basic elements of space and the associated elements in common. Basic elements and principles of
     design in the drawing of isometric and rectangular projections. Sections and views. General and specific
     principles of dimensioning. Tolerances on dimensions, shape and position. Connections inseparable and
     mutually exclusive. Simplification in the structure drawings. Elements of mechanical structures design.
     Specialized laboratory:
     Images of point, line and plane. Common elements and belonging. Orthogonal. Views of machine parts and
     sections of the layout and dimensional tolerances. Connections of the machine. Assembly drawing. Simplification
     and diagrams.
 Skills:
     Graduates have the basic knowledge and skills necessary to understand the issues of spatial elements, their
     shaping and mapping. Graduates will be prepared to work in engineering companies.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                     CODE                   ECTS    SEMESTER
MATHEMATICAL FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGINEERING                    MER0108                  7     Winter
 Subject description:
     Vectors in R2 and R3
     Matrices and determinants. Linear systems of equations.
     Complex numbers.
     Logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric and cyclometer functions.
     Limits, continuity.
     The derivative, differentiation formulas, chain rule. Applications of the derivative.
     Integration, methods of integration.
     Definite integral. Applications of definite integral.
     Ordinary differential equations. Linear first and n-th order differential equations.
     Laplace transform. Application transform to differential equations.
 Skills:
     basic knowledge of linear algebra, calculus I, differential equations and Laplace transform and ability for its
     applications, especially in mechanics and control.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                  CODE                   ECTS         SEMESTER
INTERIM WORK, PROJECT (COMPUTER AIDED
                                                         MER0204                 4           Winter
DESIGN)
 Subject description:
    Students can be realized in three types of issues:
    1. design of selected technical device, (e.g. mechanical machinery, test stand) using traditional methods and CAx
    (CAD, CAM, CAE) tools;
    2. application modern experimental testing methods of materials;
    3. elaborate of the technological process of manufacture or operation of machinery and equipment.
    Issue 1 should include:

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     Review theme issue. Conceptual design. Selection and justification of the methods used in the design. 3D
     mechanical design using parametric CAD system (preferred SolidWorks). CAE analysis – strength analyses,
     kinematical-dynamical and flow analyses, virtual simulation. Create 2D documentation.
     Issue 2 should include:
     Develop research programs, particularly the plan of the experiment, the concept of a measurement system, the
     analysis and verification of the accuracy of measurements. Choice of testing methods and equipment. Carrying
     out of test procedure. Creation testing documentation.
     Issue 3 should include:
     Review of selected technological process issue. Selection and justification of the methods of manufacturing.
     Preparing of technological plan. Creation technological documentation.
 Skills:
     The use of known methods of design, research and technology for self-development of a technical problem.
     Finding and gathering information. Decision-making. Preparing for work in the company of the mechanical
     industry.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                    CODE                ECTS        SEMESTER
Controlling and measurement systems                        MER0205               3         Winter
 Subject description:
 Lecture
     Advantech’s ADAM series input/output modules and the GenieDAQ software. EFTRONIK microprocessor
     controller – functions, programming levels, configuration. Multifunction controllers – functions, functional
     blocks. PSW852 controller – configuration, application examples. Pneumatic brake systems – principles of
     operation, experimental investigations.
     Laboratory
     Operation principles and programming of Advantech’s ADAM series modules. The application of the ADAM
     series modules in: lights control system, single closed-loop air pressure control system, air pressure on/off
     control system. EFTRONIK X controller configuration. The application of the EFTRONIK X controller in the water
     level control system. PSW852 controller configuration. The application of the PSW852 controller in the water
     level control system. Pneumatic cylinder piston position control system. Experimental tests of selected
     pneumatic brake systems.
 Skills:
     Knowledge of the structure and the operation principles of the analog/digital and digital/analog sensor and
     actuator industrial interfaces.
     Knowledge of the functions, structure and programming methods of the microprocessor controllers for the
     continuous time systems.
     Practical skills in the design, calibration, maintenance and programming of the sensors, actuators and closed-
     loop control systems with microprocessor controllers.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                  CODE                  ECTS        SEMESTER
AUTOMATICS                                               MER0201                 5         Summer
 Subject description:
     Automatic control and basic concepts. Laplace transform. Transfer function. Balanced and unbalanced control
     systems. Elements of automatic control. Two positional (on-off) automatic control. Continuous automatic
     control and tips. Stability. Studying of automatic control circuits with Frequency Methods Bode`s chard.
     Constructing of pneumatic control system of industrial robots. Pneumatic element of industrial robots.
     Realization of pneumatics systems of robots using FESTO didactic system. Construction, functional abilities and
     programming of ROBONOVA-1 HITEC robot. Kinematical chains of manipulators. Simulation of basic elements of
     automation systems in DYMOLA program environment. Modeling and simulation of automation systems using
     MATLAB. Controllers and regulators. Simulation of regulation processes using SIMULINK system.
 Skills:
     The course deals with the methodology of understanding of modeling, designing and investigating of
     engineering control and automatics systems. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to
     computing, simulating, understanding and constructing of automatics systems e.g. robots with pneumatics and
     hydraulics actuators.


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 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                    CODE                  ECTS        SEMESTER
COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN                                      MER0202                 5         Summer
 Subject description:
     Lecture:
     CAD and CAx terminology. Design process. Principles of design in CAD systems. 2D drawing CAD. Commercial
     CAD systems. Parametric CAD modeling. Hybrid geometrical modelling. CAx systems integration. CAE systems –
     strength analyses, kinematical-dynamical and flow analyses, virtual simulation. Modelling of mechanical systems
     in machine building. Possibilities of modern parametric CAD systems: solid and surface modelling, parts,
     assemblies, 2D drawings. Visualization and animation of 3D models, Virtual Reality, product presentation on the
     Internet.
     Design:
     Interface AutoCAD. 2D primitives. Fundamental draw and modify commands. Precise drawing. Layers, Line type,
     Text Style, Dimension Style. Hatching. Dimensioning. Blocks and Inserts. Printout.
     Background of „middle level” parametric CAD system based on SolidWorks. Basic solid features in SolidWorks.
     Carried out a solid part from standard 2D drawing. Modelling of assembly. 2D drawing.
 Skills:
     Basic skills of using CAD systems: 2D modelling - AutoCAD, 3D modelling - SolidWorks.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                    CODE                 ECTS         SEMESTER
INTERIM WORK, PROJECT (COMPUTER AIDED
                                                           MER0204                4          Summer
DESIGN)
 Subject description:
     Students can be realized in three types of issues:
            1.     design of selected technical device, (e.g. mechanical machinery, test stand) using traditional
                   methods and CAx (CAD, CAM, CAE) tools,
            2.     application modern experimental testing methods of materials,
            3.     elaborate of the technological process of manufacture or operation of machinery and equipment.
     Issue 1 should include:
     Review theme issue. Conceptual design. Selection and justification of the methods used in the design. 3D
     mechanical design using parametric CAD system (preferred SolidWorks). CAE analysis – strength analyses,
     kinematical-dynamical and flow analyses, virtual simulation. Create 2D documentation.
     Issue 2 should include:
     Develop research programs, particularly the plan of the experiment, the concept of a measurement system, the
     analysis and verification of the accuracy of measurements. Choice of testing methods and equipment. Carrying
     out of test procedure. Creation testing documentation.
     Issue 3 should include:
     Review of selected technological process issue. Selection and justification of the methods of manufacturing.
     Preparing of technological plan. Creation technological documentation.
 Skills:
     The use of known methods of design, research and technology for self-development of a technical problem.
     Finding and gathering information. Decision-making. Preparing for work in the company of the mechanical
     industry.
  Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                     CODE             ECTS         SEMESTER
MICROCONTROLLER PROGRAMMING                               MER0207              4          Summer
 Subject description:
    Lecture
    Binary coded numbers. Floating point numbers. Architecture of PIC16f84. Architecture of von Neumann and
    Harvard architecture. RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computers) processors. Instruction and machine cycle.
    Central Processing Unit of PIC16f84.. Memory organization. STATUS register. Program Counter. Instruction set of
    PIC16f84. Timers. Watchdog timer. Prescaler. Data EEPROM. Interrupts. INTCON Register. I/O Ports. Peripheral
    devices. Characteristics of low-level programming languages.
     Laboratory
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     1. Programming circuit board with 4 button and 4 diodes.
     2. Programming circuit board with 7segments indicator.
 Skills:
     The ability of microcontroller programming in low level programming languages. The understanding the
     architecture and processing of microcontrollers.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                       CODE            ECTS           SEMESTER
INTERIM WORK, PROJECT (AUTOMATICS AND
                                                           MER0208              4            Summer
ROBOTICS)
 Subject description:
     1.   Creation of Bioloid robot elements in CAD system environment.
     2.   Design of assembling operations of Bioloid robot parts (using SolidWorks, Catia, or similar system).
     3.   Assembling of chosen Bioloid robot (Humanoid, Fawn, Dog, Spider, or similar) using Bioloid Robotis toolkit.
     4.   Programming of robot motion.
     5.   Realization of robot motion in Lab environment.
 Skills:
     Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
     -   design and configuration of Bioloid robots by using CAD systems,
     -   programming of robot motions,
     -   practical reconfigurations and experimental tests robot’s motion.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                          CODE               ECTS         SEMESTER
STRENGTH OF MATERIALS II                                       MER0209                5          Summer
 Subject description:
     Generalized theories for elastic systems. Total elastic strain energy. Generalized forces and displacements.
     Betti’s reciprocity of works principle and reciprocity of displacements principle. Displacements of linear elastic
     systems – Castigliano theorem and Maxwell-Mohr method.
     Statically indetermined structures. Some methods for solving statically indetermined cases: Menabre’a theorem,
     Maxwell-Mohr method (method of forces), compatibility of displacements method. Thermal stresses and
     assembling stresses.
     Curved bars. Internal forces and stress distribution in curved bars. Strain energy due to bending of curved bars.
     Localization of neutral axis. Formulation of strength criteria and calculation of displacements. Curved bar in
     statically indetermined structures.
     Some engineering problems of elasticity theory. Thin-walled axi-symmetrical vessels subjected to internal
     pressure. Bending of rectangular plates to a cylindrical surface. Symmetrical bending of a circular plates. Thick-
     walled tubes subjected to internal pressure. Rotating disks.
     Some dynamics problems of elastic systems. Entirely elastic impact – dynamic forces, stresses and
     displacements. Axial impact in vertically and horizontally located prismatic bar. Impact problems of bending and
     torsion.
     Elasto-plastic systems. Beams on elastic foundations. Strength of elements of material which does not follow
     Hooke’s law. Bending of beams beyond the elastic limit. Inelastic torsion of shafts.
 Skills:
     skill of making diagrams of internal forces, calculating stresses and strains in uniaxial and complex loading states,
     formulating of strength and stiffness conditions, obtaining critical loading and designing of cross-sections
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                    CODE                   ECTS          SEMESTER
ENGINEERING MECHANICS II                                   MER0211                  5           Summer
 Subject description:
    1. Kinetics of particles and system of particles: 1a) equation of motion in rectangular components; 1b) equation
    of motion in tangential and normal components; 1c) linear and angular momentum; 1d) principle impulse and
    momentum; 1e) work of force; 1f) kinetic energy of particle; 1g) principle of work and energy; 1h) conservative
    forces and potential energy; 1i) conservation of energy.
    2. Kinetics of rigid bodies: 2a) equation of motion for a rigid body; 2b) kinetic energy of a rigid body; 2c) work of


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     forces acting on a rigid body; 2d) principle of work and energy for a rigid body; 2e) power and efficiency; 2f)
     D’Alembert’s principle; 2g) principle impulse and momentum for the plane motion of a rigid body; 8h) motion of
     a rigid body in three dimensions and Euler’s equation of motion; 2h) equation of motion of a gyroscope and
     steady precession of a gyroscope.
     3. Mechanical vibration: 3a) free vibrations; 3b) forced vibrations without damping; 3c) damped vibrations.
 Skills:
     - learn the fundamental concepts of engineering dynamic,
     - learn the mathematical formulations of dynamics problems,
     - analyze the dynamics of particles and rigid bodies with applications.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                  CODE                   ECTS           SEMESTER
COMPUTER ENGINEERING ANALYSES                            MER0212                 4             Summer
 Subject description :
     Lecture:
     CAE terminology. Validation process of design. Principles and types of analysis in CAx systems. Verification
     problems of mechanical systems in machine building. Commercial CAE systems. Types of numerical simulation –
     strength analyses, kinematical-dynamical and flow analyses. Static analysis in mechanical problems. Types of
     mesh of CAD models. Results interpretation: stress, strain, displacement, factor of safety. Methods of results
     presentation. Possibilities of modern CAE systems.
     Design:
     Background of SolidWorks Simulation, SolidWorks Motion, SolidWorks FlowSimulation. Types of validation of 3D
     models in SolidWorks environment. Various mesh options in verification problems. Carried out selected
     mechanical machine and its virtual simulation. Preparation and interpretation of results.
 Skills:
     Practical skills of using CAE systems.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                      CODE                 ECTS           SEMESTER
SENSORS AND NON-ELECTRICAL QUANTITY
                                                             MER0214                2            Summer
MEASUREMENT
 Subject description :
     Lecture:
     Basic information about sensors. Biological sensors. Construction, activity and characteristics of selected
     biosensors. Immunological biodetectors. Miniature systems for complex chemical analysis. Bioreactors. Dry tests
     for quick medical diagnostics. Gases biodetectors. Biopotentials and their classification. Electrodes and
     microelectrodes. Electrical phenomenons at junction electrode-tissue. Measurements using electrochemical
     biosensors. Electrochemical immunosensors. Measurements of selected non-electrical quantities. Methods and
     apparatus for measure of chemical content. Absorption spectrofotometry and mass spectrometry.
     Voltamperometry, polarography, ion-selective methods. Surface adsorption. Liquid and gas chromatography.
     Measurements of physical properties-density, viscosity, pH, humidity.
     Laboratory:
     1. Introduction to laboratory. Safety rules. Laboratory equipment. 2. Rheological properties of synthetic saliva
     and synovial fluid. 3. Characteristics of pH, surface tension and refractory coefficient of model biological liquids.
     4. The application of conductivity to measurements of plasma parameters. 5. Construction and assessment of
     metrological properties of ion-selective electrodes. 6. Electrophoresis at agarose gel. 7. Spectroscopic methods
     in biomedical measurements-spectrographs analysis.
 Skills:
     understanding of biosensor’s working and ability of working at measurement laboratory
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                  CODE            ECTS         SEMESTER
DIGITAL SYSTEM CONTROL                                 MER0215             4          Summer
 Subject description:
    Introduction to digital systems. Examples of event process systems and digital control systems. Sequential
    control systems. Ordered/queue systems and rules of classify. Optimal models and modelling of optimal


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     systems. Graphs. Combinatory. Discrete programming. Algorithms of optimization. Layer control systems.
     Management in control systems.
 Skills:
 Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
     - solve simple digital control models,
     - design a event control systems,
     - write digital control algorithms.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                    CODE                 ECTS          SEMESTER
COMPUTER MODELING OF MACHINES DESIGN                       MER0216                8           Summer
 Subject description:
     Students will be introduced to the CATIA V5 fundamental concepts and interface. Students will learn the concept
     of sketch-based features, the management of parts through an assembly and how to generate standard views
     from tt assembly. The part creation in this course is mainly focused on the creation of parts based on 2D profiles
     (sketches), and on the assembly of existing components.
     Interface
     Program interface overview, using model space, customizing system for individual user needs. Methodology of
     work in CATIA V5 environment – basic information.
     Sketcher
     Using sketch tools for purpose of defining flat profiles – input data for building advanced geometry: solid and
     surface models.
     Part Modeling
     Building solid geometry, edit operations, Boolean operations, methods of solid transformations, basic
     parameterization of models. Wireframe and Surface Design. Defining reference elements, edit operations on
     surfaces. Method of solid transformations and edit operations using surface models.
     Assembly
     Basics of assembly design operations. Methods of building and managing assemblies, product tree analysis,
     relations between components – defining bonds. Basic analysis of space relations between components -
     detecting collisions. Components measurements, building cross sections. Components positioning.
     Drafting
     Generating 2D technical documentation. Automated generation of documentation from 3D models. Preparing
     2D documentation from scratch. Generating working and assembly drawings, defining views, cross sections,
     extractions. Methods of dimensioning, adding text notes and annotations. Managing views and drawing sheets.
 Skills:
     The student will have a fundamental understanding of the methodology behind the CATIA V5 product. This
     course will teach the user the 3D methods of creating elements and structures. The student will also learn the
     techniques to constrain multiple parts into assemblies, creating associative 2D dimensioned drawings of a solid
     part or assembly.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

SUBJECT                                                       CODE                ECTS           SEMESTER
ADVANCED MATHEMATICS                                          MER0109               6            Summer
 Subject description :
     Vectors in Rn .
     Functions of several variables: graphs, level set, limits, continuity.
     Partial derivatives. Chain rule. Taylor formula. Extremes of function of several variables. Lagrange multipliers.
     Double integral. Integration in polar coordinates. Geometric applications of the double integral.
     Triple integral.
     Contour integral of scalar field. Contour integral of vector field.
     Surface integral of scalar field. Surface integral of vector field.
     Power series. Taylor series. Fourier series.
     Fourier Transform.
 Skills:
     basic knowledge of multivariable calculus and functional series,
     ability to its applications, especially in mechanics and control.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:

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SUBJECT                                                   CODE                 ECTS         SEMESTER
PROGRAMMING OF AUTOMATION PROCESS                         MER0110                4          Summer
 Subject description:
     Principle of PLC operation. PLC cycle of operation. Knowledge of PLC modules. A/D and D/A PLC converters.
     Programming structure of PLC. Addressing. Data types. Programming languages STL, FBD and LAD. Programming
     elements. Logic control instructions, data block instructions, counter instructions, timer instructions, math
     instructions, load and transfer instructions. Program control instructions and comparison instructions. Digital
     control algorithms PID and PIDD. Distributed control systems.
 Skills:
     Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
     -    properly configure, programming, parameters set-up and service of the PLC controllers,
     -    describe and set-up the hardware of a PLC systems,
     -    programming and design of binary and analog control PLC systems.
 Minimum number of students needed for a group class convene:




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