Subject description - AE2B34SEI

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AE2B34SEI 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
BEEEM1 Applied Electrical Engineering V 4
BEEEM_BO Common courses V 4
BEEEM2 Electrical Engineering and Management V 4
BEKME1 Communication Technology P 4
BEKME5 Komunikace a elektronika P 4
BEKME_BO Common courses P 4
BEKME4 Network and Information Technology P 4
BEKME3 Applied Electronics P 4
BEKME2 Multimedia Technology P 4
BEKYR1 Robotics V 4
BEKYR_BO Common courses V 4
BEKYR3 Systems and Control V 4
BEKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V 4
BEOI1 Computer Systems V 4
BEOI_BO Common courses V 4
BEOI3 Software Systems V 4
BEOI2 Computer and Information Science V 4

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