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Fog Computing and Smart Grid

Learn about the fundamentals of fog computing and smart grid technologies from this free online course.

Publisher: NPTEL
This free online course on the Fundamentals of Fog Networking and Smart Grid technology starts by introducing you to the fundamentals of fog networking as well as the architecture of fog networking. Then, you will learn more about how Internet of Things (IOT) systems can help in the building of smart homes and cities. You will also be introduced to the concept of connected vehicles and intelligent connected vehicles.
Fog Computing and Smart Grid
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    4-5 Hours
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Fog networking and Smart Grid online course begins by explaining the fundamentals of fog networking as well as its importance in the building of the Internet of Things (IOT) system technologies. You will be learning about the requirements and limitations of the use of the Internet of Things system technology, then you will be introduced to the significance of the Internet of Things system in the construction of smart cities. By the end of this course, you will be able to explain the importance of smart cities as well as the common challenges encountered during the design and building of smart cities.

The course then explains the integration of ICT technologies for the purpose of creating smart homes. You will learn about smart home infrastructure, the concept of Home Area Networks (HAN) and HAN initiatives. You will also get familiar with the basics of connected vehicles as well as some of its limitations and will understand the concept of the Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) paradigm and Vehicular Ad hoc Networks (VANETs).

Furthermore, you will be introduced to the concept of Intelligent Connected Vehicles (ICVs) as well as its technical background. You will learn about the phases of Intelligent Connected Vehicles development and the domains of vehicular communication. Lastly, you will be introduced to the basics of smart grids as well as the motivation behind the smart grid as well as what smart grid technology is used for. Upon completion of this course you will also understand cloud applications and the use of cloud applications in home energy management. Start learning today and improve your knowledge in smart grids.

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