Subject description - A2B34SEI

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A2B34SEI Sensors in Electronics and Informatics
Roles:P, V Extent of teaching:2P+2L
Department:13134 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:  Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:  Credits:6
Tutors:  Semester:L


The subject describes basic physical, electronic as well as optoelectronic behaviours using in sensors and microsensors, static and dynamic parameters, improvement of parameters, sensor data processing, intelligent sensors, applications of basic principles in sensors (temperature, pressure, optoelectronic and fibre optic, radiation, chemical, mechanical, level, flow, ultrasound, etc.). There are showed principles and applications of MEMS and microsystems in the subject. Principles are demonstrated on actual sensor datasheets and applications.

Course outlines:

1. Why sensors - familiarity with sensors and their applications
2. Sensor Parameters
3. Piezo-resistive effect - strain gauges, Piezo-resistive pressure sensors
4. Capacity - Capacitive sensors, capacitive pressure sensors
5. Piezoelectric effect - the principle of piezoelectric sensors, piezoelectric pressure sensors
6. Hall effect, magnetoresistive effect - sensors magnetic variables
7. Temperature dependence of the PN junction, the resistance of metal and semiconductors, thermoelectric effect, the temperature dependence of the MOS structure - temperature sensors
8. Pyroelectric effect, photovoltaic effect - sensors (UV, IR, visible, and nuclear)
9. Induktanční, inductive, magnetic principles, magnetostrictive effect - the magnetic sensor circuit (inductance)
10. Flow sensors, level
11. The sensors of chemical and biochemical variables
12. Accelerometers, gyroscopes
13. Optical fiber sensors
14. Inteligentní sensors, communications, sensors, used buses, links to multimedia, electric microactuators

Exercises outline:

1. Strain gauges
2. Pressure sensors
3. Capacity proximity sensors
4. Temperature sensor - pn junction, integrated resistive
5. Thermoelectric sensors, thermostat with Peltier
6. Non-contact (optical) temperature measurement
7. Electronic flow sensor - anemometer
8. Sensors for metal detection
9. magnetic field sensors - Hall, magnetoresistive
10. Optical radiation sensor
11. Gas sensors
12. Use of sensor for measurement of fluid quality
13. pH measurement, ISFET sensor
14. Sensor data processing using PC interface


Fraden,J.: Handbook of modern sensors. American institut of physics, Woodbury 1997 Göppel,W., Hesse,J., Zemel,J.N.: Sensors - Fundamentals and General Aspects, VCH 1989



Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BPKME1 Communication Technology P 4
BPKME5 Komunikace a elektronika P 4
BPKME_BO Common courses P 4
BPKME4 Network and Information Technology P 4
BPKME3 Applied Electronics P 4
BPKME2 Multimedia Technology P 4
BPOI1 Computer Systems V 4
BPOI_BO Common courses V 4
BPOI3 Software Systems V 4
BPOI2 Computer and Information Science V 4
BPKYR1 Robotics V 4
BPKYR_BO Common courses V 4
BPKYR3 Systems and Control V 4
BPKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V 4
BPEEM1 Applied Electrical Engineering V 4
BPEEM_BO Common courses V 4
BPEEM2 Electrical Engineering and Management V 4
BMI(ECTS) Manager Informatics V 4
BWM(ECTS) Web and Multimedia V 4
BIS(ECTS) Intelligent Systems V 4
BSI(ECTS) Software Engineering V 4

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