Cyber Physical Production Systems (CPPS)

  • Typ: Lecture
  • Zielgruppe: Master ETIT or Mechatronic
  • Lehrstuhl: IRS-VSA
  • Semester: SS23
  • Zeit/Ort:

    Thursday 11.30-13.00, LTI Lecture Hall bldg. 30.34

  • Beginn: 20.04.2023
  • Dozent:

    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Mike Barth

  • SWS: 2
  • ECTS: 4
  • LVNr.: 2303301

Lecturer CPPS

Prof. Mike Barth


Overview CPPS

SS 23

The first lecture will take place on Thursday, 20.04.2023 11.30 LTI Lecture Hall


Enjoyment and interest in industrial production and automation. Fun with digitalization and virtual engineering in particular. No inhibitions about software and data models.

Target Audience

Elective Module in
A)  Master ETIT SPO 2018 within the specializations:

  • 5 (Control and Automation Technology)
  • 13 (Systems Engineering)

B)  Master "Mechatronics and Information Technology" as a specialization in

  • Industrial Automation

Regular Module in
A)    Master ETIT SPO 2018

  • 8 (Information and Automation)

Teaching Content

  • This module is designed to teach students the theoretical and practical aspects of Industrie 4.0.
  • This module further provides a definition of the asset admibistration shell as well as other information models in industrial application.
    1. AutomationML
    2. Petri nets
    3. PLCOpenXML
  • Aspects of Cyper Physical Production Systems will be covered as well as their networking in the Industrial Internet of Things.
  • Students will learn common IoT protocols such as OPC UA and MQTT.
  • The module aims to provide students with an understanding of the basic principles and limitations of artificial intelligence in industrial automation technology.
  • The module shows the relevance of the digital twin and the information modeling behind it.
  • The module teaches the aspects of the Semantic Web including ontologies and RDF.
  • The students learn formal description languages of automation technology.
  • The students learn the aspects of the reliability of networked automation systems regarding functional and IT security.
  • The module teaches advanced methods of software engineering and architectures for automation technology.





Course Material  


The workload includes:
1.    attendance in lectures an exercises: 15*2 h = 30 h
2.    preparation / follow-up: 15*4 h = 60 h
3.    preparation of the CPS-Demos: 30 h
4.    preparation of and attendance in the final presentation: included in preparation and follow-up.

A total of 120 h = 4 CR

The examination takes place within the framework of an oral overall examination (20 minutes) according to § 4 para. 2 no. 2 SPO Master ETIT. To participate, please register in Campus Management. An additional registration is required in Campus Plus ( Please also prioritize an exam slot there.

Module Grade

The module grade is the grade of the oral exam.

Exam Exam SS23 on Monday, 4th September from 08:45-18:00/Tuesday, 5th September from 08:45-12:00/Wednesday, 6th September from 08:45-14:00 Uhr IRS Building 30.33, 1st floor room 119