Checking date: 16/03/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Physical security technologies
Bachelor in Management of Public Security (Plan: 377 - Estudio: 341)

Coordinating teacher: DIAZ ALVAREZ, ANTONIO

Department assigned to the subject: Electronic Technology Department, Mechanical Engineering Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Contents conducive to the acquisition of knowledge in: - Comprehensive protection technologies for people and infrastructures. - Analysis of personal protections for security. - Basic principles of the dynamic behavior of materials intended for protection. - Basic concepts of ballistics and explosion as well as the main methodologies and protocols for testing and manufacturing said personal protections. - Vehicle and infrastructure protections. - Electronic and communication technologies (detection systems, access control systems, surveillance, communication and transmission).
Learning activities and methodology
Due to the uncertainty about the teaching format to which the health circumstances will take us during the next academic year, it is expected to start in the blended modality, and may lead to 100% face-to-face or 100% on-line training as the spread or the control over the pandemic and the hygiene-sanitary norms that the Authorities of the sector dictate.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Mohamed A. El-Reedy. Blast Resistance Building Design. Smashwords. 2019
  • National Research Council. Protecting Buildings from Bomb Damage . The National Academies Press. 1995

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.