dipu3409--1-IIT Kharagpur Offers Free Online Course on Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things

DATAQUEST (May 20, 2021)

IIT Kharagpur this time has offered a free online course on Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things for students from computer science engineering, information technology, electronics and communication engineering, electrical engineering, instrumentation engineering, and industrial engineering background. Industry professionals may apply for the course as well provided they have a basic knowledge of computers and the internet.

The course will be conducted by Dr. Sudip Misra who is a professor in the department of computer science and engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. Before IIT Kharagpur, the professor was associated with Cornell University, Yale University, Nortel Networks and the Government of Ontario. The course can be completed in 12 weeks.


What IIT Kharagpur Free Online Course Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things Will Cover
The course will cover various aspects concerning the transformation of industrial processes through the integration of modern technologies such as sensors, communication, and computational processing through the following topics:

  • Introduction: Sensing and actuation, communication-Part I, Part II, and networking.
  • Industry 4.0: Globalization and emerging issues, the fourth revolution, LEAN production systems, smart and connected business perspective, smart factories.
  • Industry 4.0: Cyber physical systems and next-generation sensors, collaborative platform and product lifecycle management, augmented reality and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, big data and advanced analysis.
  • Cybersecurity in industry 4.0, basics of industrial IoT: Industrial processes, industrial sensing and actuation, industrial internet systems.
  • IIoT-Introduction, industrial IoT: Business model and reference architecture: IIoT-business models, IIoT reference architecture, and so on.

Where to Enroll and Important Dates
The course will be available from 26 July to 15 October 2021, and the last to enroll would be 2 August 2021. An examination will be conducted on 23 October 2021, which participants can opt for by paying Rs 1000 to obtain a certificate from IIT Kharagpur and NPTEL. To enroll for the course, students may click on the join button by visiting the following website: https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc21_cs66/preview

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