Credits: 5

Schedule: 25.02.2020 - 25.05.2020

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV - V 2018 – 2019, 2019 – 2020 (spring)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Goal is to learn basics of sensors and measurement schemes for typical non-electric quantities and to apply analogy models for analyzing sensors of different quantities.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The most common measurement schemes and sensors for non-electric quantities such as force, mass, acceleration, humidity, temperature, light, pressure and flow; biosensors; principles for analyzing sensors, measurement uncertainty evaluation; basics of analyzing measurement signals.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Examination and home exercises.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, exercises and examination approximately 40 h
Home assignments, preparing for examination approximately 93 h
Total 133 h

Attendance in some contact teaching may be compulsory.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Slides from the course webpage and a web book  J. S. Wilson, Sensor Technology Handbook, 2005.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Replaces S-108.3010 and S-108.3011.

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Bachelor degree including major or minor in the fields of electronics or electrical engineering, or corresponding skills.

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Language class 3: English


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