Subject description - BE3M38MSE

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BE3M38MSE Modern Sensors
Roles:PO, PV Extent of teaching:2P+2L
Department:13138 Language of teaching:EN
Guarantors:Platil A. Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:Platil A. Credits:6
Tutors:Janošek M., Platil A. Semester:Z


An overview of sensors of physical quantities used in industry and in research and methods of signal processing.

Course outlines:

1. Sensor principles, basic parameters. MEMS.
2. Materials for sensors and their measurement. Modelling and design of sensors.
3. Precise magnetic sensors
4. Capacitance sensors
5. Methods for the suppression of uncertainties. Noise and its measurement.
6. Calibration and testing of sensors. Intelligent sensors.
7. Sensor signal processing: correlation methods, PSD, filtration and data fusion, tomographic methods.
8. Sensors of electric current.
9. Medical imaging. Sensors for medical diagnostics.
10. Sensor applications in automotive, aerospace and space technology. Navigation.
11. Security applications of sensors. Sensors for virtual reality.
12. Sensors for intelligent buildings and industry.
13. Measurement in geophysics and archeology.
14. Solving typical problems

Exercises outline:

Students will assemble advanced measuring circuits for various sensors, measure the sensor characteristics and calculate the uncertainties. They will learn how to operate and program advanced measuring instruments. The following tasks are measured: Semiconductor temperature sensor, AMR magnetic sensor, Remote temperature measurement, Correlation speed measurement, Thermocouple, Fluxgate magnetic sensor, Modulation and synchronous detection (measurement of strain), Measurement of pressure, Measurement of the liquid flow, Position measurement, Calibration of the ultrasound sensor using digital scope, Resolver, Humidity sensors, HART and analog processor, Measurement of ionizing radiation.


[1] Ripka, P., Tipek, A.(ed.): Modern Sensors Handbook, ISTE 2007 (20 pcs of the paperback version at CTU library: Master book on sensors editors P. Ripka and A. Tipek, ČVUT/BEN,2003).
[2] Fraden J.: Handbook of Modern Sensors. Springer 2004 (2 pcs at CTU library)


Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MEKYR5_2016 Cybernetics and Robotics PV 3
MEKYR2_2016 Sensors and Instrumentation PO 3
MEKYR1_2016 Robotics PV 3
MEKYR4_2016 Aerospace Systems PV 3
MEKYR3_2016 Systems and Control PV 3

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