Software Engineering

ISSN Online: 2376-8037 ISSN Print: 2376-8029

The Good ICT Design and Implementation Practices: Metallurgical and Radio-Astronomic Case Studies

Received: Jul. 21, 2021 Accepted: Aug. 30, 2021 Published: Sep. 6, 2021

DOI: 10.11648/ Views: Download:


Jozef Bohdan Lewoc, Retired from Design, Research &Translation Agency, Wroclaw, Poland

Eduard Babulak, National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellowship Program, Washington, USA

Erich Leitgeb, Institute of Microwave and Photonic Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

Nicolae Bulz, Center for Studies and Research on Agrosilvical Biodiversity, Acad. David DAVIDESCU” (CSCBAS), National Economic Research Institute, Romanian Academy, ‘Interdisciplinary Entities Laboratory’, Bucharest, Romania

Mieczysław Rozent, ICT Agency Insofter, Wroclaw, Poland


This article is a herald of our Book 3 devoted to good ICT (Information and Communication Technology) design implementation practices gained during design and development of the Polish pioneering Computer Control Systems destined for the Steel-Bar Mill of a Warsaw Metallurgical Plant in Warsaw and for the Michelson Interferometer of the Nicolas Copernicus University in Torun. This article describes the basic premises valid for the Steel-Bar Mill system and the position assumed by the small 2-person design team to prove that such complex Computer Control Systems may be designed by local teams using home computer hardware and software systems. The description of Odra 1204 hardware and software available for the project is roughly mentioned together with the presentation of the performance evaluation system developed and run for the Steel-Bar Mill commissioning case and general as well as detailed conclusions. The final phase was mentioned and general conclusions were drawn. The ethical and HB assessment were developed and validated. Similar steps were mentioned and/or described for the Michelson Interferometer (Radio-Astronomic Dish Set planned for the Nicolas Copernicus University in Torun).


Steel-bar-mill, Computer Control System (CCS), Material Flow Control, Heating Ovens, Michelson Interferometer, Radio-Astronomic Dish, Super-Synthesis of Aperture, Movable Dishes

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Jozef Bohdan Lewoc, Eduard Babulak, Erich Leitgeb, Nicolae Bulz, Mieczysław Rozent, The Good ICT Design and Implementation Practices: Metallurgical and Radio-Astronomic Case Studies, Software Engineering. Vol. 9, No. 3, 2021, pp. 59-64. doi: 10.11648/


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