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Course Code: BTM 808 Credit Units: 04

Course Objective:
Objective of course is to give knowledge of different data processing devices, data bank information storage and retrieval, data life
cycle, data dictionaries in manufacturing, query language, automated manufacturing system, and elements of computer communication

Course Contents:

Module I: Introduction to Data Processing
Elements of Computer Communication Networks and Informational Systems, Fundamentals of Information Technology.

Module II: Data-Bank-Information
Data Bank Concepts, CAD/CAM databases, Data-Bank-Information storage and retrieval, Data life cycle, Desirable characteristics of
data processing system. Level of decision making and Information requirements, Data Dictionaries in Manufacturing, Integrated
Information System, Object Oriented Models.

Module III: Query Language
Structured Query Language, Implementation of an Information System. Distributed Databases, Information processing systems, Use of
computer networks, Elements of Computer Communication Networks.

Module IV: Manufacturing Systems
Elements of Automated Manufacturing Systems, Networks in Manufacturing, Local Area Networks-Architectures and Protocols,
Manufacturing Message Specification.

Module V: Networking and Protocol
Manufacturing Automation Protocol, Network and Protocol Implementation, LAN design and performance, Sensor level network,
Machine level network, Cell level network, Network performance Examination.

Module VI: Mutimedia Multimedia
Mutimedia Multimedia information systems, management of Multimedia database.

Examination Scheme:

Components A CT S/V/Q HA EE
Weightage (%) 5 10 8 7 70
CT: Class Test, HA: Home Assignment, S/V/Q: Seminar/Viva/Quiz, EE: End Semester Examination; Att: Attendance

Text & References:

Elmasri Navathe, Fundamentals of Database Systems, Pearson Education Asia, 2001.