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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

System Dynamics

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
128SDY Z,ZK 4 2P+2C English
Lecturer:
Dalibor Vytlačil (guarantor)
Tutor:
Dalibor Vytlačil (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Applied Informatics
Synopsis:

The subject explains the principles of system dynamics approach that is used for the description of dynamic behavior of systems. This method can describe the changes of parameters mainly in economic systems. The influence of feedback loops is important part of the system analysis.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1.Explanation of key words (system, object, synergy)

2.System problem solving

3.Languages for system description

4.Soft system methodology

5.Introduction to system dynamics approach

6.Cause diagrams, feedback analysis

7.Elements of system dynamics models

8.Design of models, boundary identification

9.Models for construction management

10.Models for project management

11.Explanation of large scale web models

12.Model for building stock management

13.Summary

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.-2. System identification and description

3.-4. Exercise in soft system methodology

5.-12. Design of system dynamic model

13. Conclusion

Study Objective:

To understand system approach and formulate the system dynamics model.

Study materials:

J., D., Sterman, Business Dynamics - System Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World, McGraw-Hill, 2000

D., Vytlacil, Systémová analýza a syntéza, CTU, 2007, ISBN 978-80-01-03637-2

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
Thu
Fri
roomTH:B-470

10:00–11:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
B470
roomTH:B-470

12:00–13:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
B470
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-07-06
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