Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Web Technologies in Automation
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
laboratory practice – 2 hours weekly (on-site method)
Credits allocated:
Recommended semester:
Automation, Information Engineering and Management in Chemistry and Food Industry – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 4. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Students will prepare a final project for 100 points. Students will successfully pass if they obtain at least 56 points. Students are graded as follows: A 92–100 points, B 83–91 points, C 74–82 points, D 65–73 points, E 56–64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students know fundamentals of monitoring and control of technological processes over the Internet. They know the basic principles of synchronous and asynchronous communication. They know the basic principles of virtual and remote monitoring and control of processes in chemical and food technology.
Course contents:
Introduction to Web Technologies
JavaScript I 
JavaScript II
Synchronous and asynchronous communication
Virtual monitoring of laboratory processes
Virtual control of laboratory processes
Remote monitoring of laboratory processes
Remote control of laboratory processes
Industrial implementation of remote control
Final projects realization I 
Final projects realization II
Projects presentation
Recommended or required reading:
  • GILMORE, W J. Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional. New York, USA: Apress, 2010. 824 s. ISBN 978-1-4302-3114-1.
  • ČIRKA, Ľ. – BAKOŠOVÁ, M. – KVASNICA, M. – FIKAR, M. Internet Module for Process Modelling and Simulation. In Principia Cybernetika 2010: Sborník mezinárodní konference kateder automatizace a kybernetiky technických vysokých škol a univerzit v České a Slovenské republice. - Liberec, 8.-9. 9. 2010. Liberec : Technická univerzita v Liberci, 2010, s. 22–26. ISBN 978-80-7372-639-3.
  • BRÁZA, J. PHP 5 - začínáme programovat. Praha : Grada, 2005. 244 s. ISBN 80-247-1146-X.
  • KALÚZ, M. – ČIRKA, Ľ. – FIKAR, M. MATLAB Tool for Identification of Nonlinear Systems. In BYRON, P. Technical Computing Prague 2011: 19th Annual Conference Proceedings. Prague, Czech Republic, November 8, 2011. Prague : Institute of Chemical Technology, 2011, ISBN 978-80-7080-794-1.
  • ČIRKA, Ľ. – KALÚZ, M. – FIKAR, M. On-line remote control of MATLAB simulations based on asynchronous communication model. In BYRON, P. Technical Computing Prague 2013 [elektronický zdroj] : 21th Annual Conference Proceedings. Prague, 13 November 2013. Prague: Institute of Chemical Technology, 2013, ISBN 978-80-7080-863-4.
  • KALÚZ, M. – ČIRKA, Ľ. – FIKAR, M. Remote Experiment in Control Education. AT&P Journal Plus, s. 50–54.
  • KALÚZ, M. – GARCÍA-ZUBÍA, J. – ORDUNA, P. – FIKAR, M. – ČIRKA, Ľ. Sharing Control Laboratories by Remote Laboratory Management System WebLab-Deusto. In Proceedings of 10th IFAC Symposium on Advances in Control Education, August 28-30, 2013. University of Sheffield, Shefield, UK. s.l.] : IFAC, 2013, s. 345–350. ISBN 978-3-902823-43-4.
  • KALÚZ, M. – ČIRKA, Ľ. – FIKAR, M. Simplifying the Implementation of Remote Laboratories in Educational Environments Using Industrial Hardware. In FIKAR, M. – KVASNICA, M. Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Process Control [elektronický zdroj] : Štrbské Pleso, Slovakia, June 18-21, 2013. Piscataway: IEEE, 2013, s. 522–527. ISBN 978-80-227-3951-1.
  • KALÚZ, M. – ČIRKA, Ľ. – FIKAR, M. Virtual and Remote Laboratories in Education Process at FCFT STU. In AUER, M E. – HUBA, M. ICL 2011 [elektronický zdroj] : 14th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning and 11th International Conference Virtual University. Piešťany, Slovakia, September 21-23,.2011. Piscataway: IEEE, 2011, s. 134–139. ISBN 978-1-4577-1746-8.
  • ČIRKA, Ľ. – KALÚZ, M. – FIKAR, M. Virtual Laboratories for Control Education. In Inovačný proces v e-learningu [elektronický zdroj]: Recenzovaný zborník príspevkov z VII. vedeckej medzinárodnej konferencie, 26. marec 2013, Bratislava. Bratislava : Ekonóm, 2013, ISBN 987-80-225-3610-3.
  • ČIRKA, Ľ. – KALÚZ, M. – KVASNICA, M. – FIKAR, M. Virtual Laboratory. In Process Control 2010 : 9th International Conference. Kouty nad Desnou, 7.-10. 6. 2010. Pardubice: University of Pardubice, 2010, s. 2010. ISBN 978-80-7399-951-3.
  • KALÚZ, M. – ČIRKA, Ľ. – FIKAR, M. Virtual Laboratory of Process Control. In FIKAR, M. – KVASNICA, M. Process Control 2011 : Proceedings of the 18th International Conference. Tatranská Lomnica, Slovakia, 14.-17.6. 2011. Bratislava: Nakladateľstvo STU, 2011, s. 348–351. ISBN 978-80-227-3517-9.
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Assessed students in total:

A 67.7 %

B 19.4 %

C 3.2 %

D 6.5 %

E 3.2 %

FX 0 %

Name of lecturer(s):
Ľ. Čirka (2020/2021 – Winter)
Ľ. Čirka (2019/2020 – Winter)
R. Valo (2018/2019 – Winter)
Ľ. Čirka (2017/2018 – Winter)
Ľ. Čirka (2016/2017 – Winter)
Ľ. Čirka (2015/2016 – Winter)
Course supervisor:
doc. Ing. Ľuboš Čirka, PhD.
Last modification:
19. 9. 2019

LMS Moodle:
Laboratory practice
Department of Information Engineering and Process Control

AIS: 2019/2020   2018/2019   2017/2018  

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