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Course title -
Course code KEEZ/PGPLK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Lenoch Václav, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction to LabView - what is itLabVIEW, manner of programing, hardware platforms (cDAQ, cRIO, PXI). 2. Basic data types, loops, branching. 3. The state machine, type definitions, user interface events. 4. Program tuning, error handling, work with charts. 5. Events, asynchronous data processing, user interface. 6. Working with files, saving of application settings to files. 7. Using of program Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX) for harware access. 8. Data measuremet and processing, harware access by DAQmx. 9. Data measurement and processing by VISA and other communication tools. 10. HW platforms for measuremet and control; measuring cards, cDAQ, cRIO, PXI. 11. The application architecture, development templates access to common sources, parallel loop synchronization. 12. The application architecture, development templates access to common sources, parallel loop synchronization. 13. Documentation and code maintenance, creating of installer and application distribution.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • unspecified - 40 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to learn students with the basics of programming in LabView. Using LabView for measurement and data processing and process control. Overview of hardware platforms and devices for measurement and control that are supported in LabVIEW.


Assessment methods and criteria
Student has to prove his/her knowledge during semester (active participation at exercises, homework) and in final exam. Student works on semestr project. Teacher provides particular demands at the beginning of course.
Recommended literature
  • Jaroslav Vlach a kol. Začínáme s LabVIEW. BEN Praha, 2008. ISBN 978-80-7300-245-9.
  • National Instrument. Stránky výrobce SW LabVIEW.
  • National Instruments. LabVIEW Core 1 Course Manual.
  • National Instruments. labVIEW Core 2 Course Manual.
  • National Instruments. Přednášky na jednotlivá témata.
  • Thomas Bress. Effective LabVIEW Programming. 2013. ISBN 978-1-934891-08-7.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Transport Engineering Electrical Engineering and Electronic Systems in Transport (2016) Transportation and communications 1 Winter