The course is included in these curricula and study modules

<a href="/en/curricula/324000/2022-2023/695">Mechanical and sustainable engineering 2022 - Basic studies in technology</a>

The course takes place in period

1 (2022-08-01 to 2022-10-23)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

In this study unit the focus lies on the following
competencies:

Competence in natural science.

SDG's in focus:

  • #4: Quality education
  • #7: Affordable and clean energy

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this study unit:

You understand the basic principles of
programming languages. (Knowledge)

You know the basics of the Python programming
language. (Knowledge)

You can create a simple program using Python.
(Skills)

You understand how programming can be used to
automate simple functions. (Approach) .

Course contents

Theory and exercises

  • Program structure
  • Built-in functions
  • Variables
  • Data types
  • Operators
  • Modules and methods from external packages
  • Functions and procedures
  • Repetition and conditions
  • Structuring of code
  • Formatted output on the screen
  • Write and read files
  • Pandas
  • Graphs
  • Error handling
    Automation lab
    Final project

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Recommended or required reading

Material on Itslearning

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 55 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 36 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Assignments,
laboratories and
project

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Assignments are approved
The automation labb is done and approved
The project is approved

The examinations contribute to the final grade
as follows:
25% assignments
25% automation laboratory
50% project

Teacher

  • Anukka Harri
  • Roos Kim

Examiner

Roos Kim

Group size

No limit (54 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2022-08-10 to 2022-09-06

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Other assignments

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2022-09-01 13:15 - 16:00 E385 Introduction to programming and automation https://arcada.zoom.us/j/6040267091 Roos Kim
2022-09-01 16:15 - 18:00 E385 Introduction to programming and automation https://arcada.zoom.us/j/61614334805 Waller Matias
2022-09-08 13:15 - 16:00 E385 Introduktion till programmering och automation https://arcada.zoom.us/j/6040267091 Roos Kim
2022-09-15 13:15 - 16:00 E385 Introduktion till programmering och automation https://arcada.zoom.us/j/6040267091 Roos Kim
2022-09-22 13:15 - 16:00 E385 Introduktion till programmering och automation Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/6040267091 Roos Kim
2022-09-29 13:15 - 16:00 E385 Introduktion till programmering och automation Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/6040267091 Roos Kim
2022-10-10 13:15 - 17:00 D399 Introduktion till programmering och automation (Laborationer) Laborationsuppgift, mera information kommer på itslearning Lab exercise, more info soon on itslearning Anukka Harri
2022-10-13 09:30 - 17:00 D399 Introduktion till programmering och automation (Laborationer) Laborationer, mera information kommer på itslearning Lab exercise, more info soon on itslearning Anukka Harri
2022-10-13 13:15 - 16:00 E385 Introduktion till programmering och automation Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/6040267091 Roos Kim
2022-10-14 13:15 - 16:00 E383 Introduction to programming and automation Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/6040267091 Roos Kim
2022-10-17 13:15 - 16:00 D399 Introduktion till programmering och automation (Laborationer) Lab exercise, more info soon on itslearning Anukka Harri
2022-10-20 13:15 - 16:00 E385 Introduktion till programmering och automation Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/6040267091 Roos Kim

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