Subject description - AD3B38SME

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AD3B38SME Sensors and Measurement
Roles:P, V Extent of teaching:21P+6L
Department:13138 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:  Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:  Credits:6
Tutors:  Semester:L


Basic circuits and instruments for measurement of electrical quantities, AD and DA converters, sensors focused to use in robotics and automation, intelligent sensors, methods of decreasing uncertainties.

Study targets:

Pochopit a osvojit si základní měřicí metody, fyzikální principy senzorů a jejich hlavní aplikace.



Course outlines:

1. Sampling and quantization, AD converters, digital oscilloscope.
2. Measurement of voltage, current, frequency and phase difference. Counter. Errors and measurement uncertainties (repetition).
3. Measurement of RMS value, power and energy consuption.
4. Measurement of small voltages. Measurement of resistances. Instrument transformers.
5. Magnetic measurements. Measurement of impedances.
6. Other measuring instruments - reference sources, DA converters, signal generatotors, spectrum analyzer.
7. Sensing of linear and angular position. Optoelectronic and ultrasound sensors.
8. Sensors of velocity, acceleration and vibrations.
9. Measurement of force and pressure.
10. Measurement of flowrate and level.
11. Contact measurement of temperature.
12. Contactless measurement of temperature.
13. Chemical sensors Sensor networks.
14. Repetition. Solving and calculation of examples.

Exercises outline:

1. Introduction, safety rules in laboratory. Seminar: Analog oscilloscop; Excercise: measurement using analog oscilloscope.
Series A (5 lab. exercises)
2. Thermocouple, measurement of its voltage, compensation of temperature of its cold end.
3. Measurement on a switching circuit, Influence of waveform on meter reading, its relationship to frequency dependence, spectrum.
4. An optical positionning sensor, measurement of photocurrent.
5. A/D successive approximation converter.
6. Sensors of electric current. Power measurement.
Series B (6 lab. exercises)
7. Measurement of linear shift
8. Capacitive level sensor. Measurement of impedances.
9. Measurement of force by means of a strain gage bridge.
10. Measurement on transformers (leakage magnetic field, dynamic hysteresis loop, amplitude permeability). temperature 11. 11.Resistance temperature sensor, a measurement system.
12. Measurement of blood pressure and pulse frequency.
13. Individual measurement.
14. Individual measurement and assessments.


[1] Fraden, J.: Handbook of Modern Sensors. Springer; 3rd edition (September 21, 2001)
[2] Ripka, P., Tipek, A. (Eds.): Modern Sensors Handbook. ISTE 2007, ISBN 978-1-905209-66-8
[3] Haasz, V., Sedláček, M.: Electrical Measurements. ČVUT in Prague, Praha 2006
[4] Sedláček, M., Holub, J., Hejtmanová, D.: Laboratory exercises in Electrical measurements. University texbook, ČVUT, Praha 2011 (2nd edition)
[5] Placko, D.: Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Measurement, ISTE 2007, ISBN 1-905209-39-8
[6] Northrop R.B.: Introduction to Instrumentation and Measurements. CRC 2005, 0-8493-3773-9


Basics of physics, electric circuits and mathematical analysis



měření, senzory

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BKOI1 Computer Systems V 4
BKOI_BO Common courses V 4
BKOI3 Software Systems V 4
BKOI2 Computer and Information Science V 4
BKEEM1 Applied Electrical Engineering V 4
BKEEM_BO Common courses V 4
BKEEM2 Electrical Engineering and Management V 4
BKKYR1 Robotics P 4
BKKYR_BO Common courses P 4
BKKYR3 Systems and Control P 4
BKKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation P 4
BKKME1 Communication Technology V 4
BKKME_BO Common courses V 4
BKKME4 Network and Information Technology V 4
BKKME3 Applied Electronics V 4
BKKME2 Multimedia Technology V 4
BIS(ECTS)-D Intelligent Systems V 4
BKSTMWM Web and Multimedia V 4
BKSTMSI Software Engineering V 4
BKSTMMI Manager Informatics V 4
BKSTMIS Intelligent Systems V 4
BKSTM_BO Common courses V 4
BSI(ECTS)-D Software Engineering V 4
BWM(ECTS)-D Web and Multimedia V 4
BMI(ECTS)-D Manager Informatics V 4

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