IT&C 548

Cyber-Physical Systems

Electrical and Computer Engineering Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering

Course Description

Integration of technologies to design, develop, and secure computing systems that interact with the real world, including sensors, actuators, communication protocols, user experience, and microcontrollers. Security analysis of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and Internet of Things (IoT) systems.

When Taught

Winter

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

2

Other Prerequisites

Instructor's consent.

Title

Industrial Control System Security

Learning Outcome

Understand and explain the role of industrial control systems (e.g., SCADA systems) in industry and identify unique cybersecurity risks associated with them.

Title

Cyber-Physical System Architectures

Learning Outcome

Understand and explain cyber-physical system component architectures including sensors, actuators, Internet of Things communication protocols, security, user experience, microservices, and cloud.

Title

Industrial Control System Security

Learning Outcome

Explain how the fields of Information Technology (IT) and Mechatronics interact.

Title

Understand Interdisciplinary Nature of Cyber-Physical Systems

Learning Outcome

Explain how the fields of Information Technology, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Cybersecurity relate to cyber-physical systems.

Title

Design and Build Cyber-Physical Systems

Learning Outcome

Design and build cyber-physical systems with heterogenous component technologies including sensors, actuators, interface electronics, web technologies, communication prototocols, cloud, and embedded computing components (e.g., microcontrollers).

Title

Cyber-Physical System Security

Learning Outcome

Evaluate the security of cyber-physical systems according to industry recognized security frameworks and present findings and recommendations.