Course Name: Internet of Things (3 Cr.)

Course Code: CACS460

Year/Semester: IV/VIII

Class Load: 5 Hrs./ Week (Theory: 3Hrs. Practical: 2 Hrs.)

Course Description

The course, Internet of Things, introduces basics of IoT. It covers introductions of IoT, Devices and platfo1m for developing IoT Systems, Design methodology, Data Analytics for IoT, Servers & Cloud offering and IoT system security.

Course Objective

The objective of this course is to introduce the students about the principles, techniques, development and applications of IoT System.

Course Contents

Unit 1: Introduction to IoT 8 Hrs

  1. Definition and Characteristics of IoT.
  2. Physical and Logical Design of IoT.
  3. IoT Enabled Technologies
  4. IoT and M2M
  5. Domain Specific IoTs: Home Automation, Cities, Environment, Energy, Retail, Logistics, Agriculture Industry, Health and Lifestyle.

Unit 2: Sensor, Actuators and Interfacing 18 Hrs.

  1. Roles of Sensors and actuators, Types of sensors: Active and passive, analog and digital, Contact and no-contact, Absolute and relative
  2. Working of sensors: Position, occupancy and motion, velocity and acceleration, force, pressure, flow, Acoustic, Humidity, light, radiation, temperature, chemical, biosensor, camera.
  3. Development boards: Arduino and Raspberry PI installation, interfacing and programming using python.

Unit 3: IoT Platform Design Methodology 6 Hrs

Case Study on IoT System for Weather Monitor

Unit 4: Data and Analytics for IoT 10 Hrs

  1. An Introduction to Data Analytics for IoT
  2. Machine Learning
  3. Big Data Analytics Tools and Technology
  4. Edge Streaming Analytics
  5. Network Analytics

Unit 5: IoT Physical Servers and Cloud Offering 3 Hrs

Cloud storage models and Communication APIs of IoT Systems

Unit 6: Securing IoT Systems 3 Hrs

  1. IoT Security Challenges
  2. IoT System’s Security Practices

Laboratory Work:

Implement the concept mentioned in the course using Python as a programming language, Arduino or Raspberry pi as a System board. All sensors mentioned in course should be implemented in a single project or separately to observe their working mechanism.


Reference Books:

  1. ArshdeepBahga, Vijay Madisetti, ” Internet of Things (A Hands-on-Approach)”, University Press India Pvt. Ltd., 2015.
  2. David Hanes, Gonzalo Salgueiro, Patrick Grossetete, Ro be rt Barton, Jerome Henry,”IoT Fundamentals: Networking Technologies, Protocols, and Use Cases for the Internet of Things”, Pearson Education (Cisco Press Indian Reprint).
  3. Raj Kamal, “Internet of Things: Architecture and Design Principles”, McGraw Hill Education, 2017.
  4. Gary Smart, “Practical Python Programming for IoT”, ISBN- I 0: 1838982469
  5. Gaston C. Hillar Internet of Things with Python, ISBN-JO: 1785881388

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