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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Sensors and Buses

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Lecturer:
Antonín Platil (guarantor), Pavel Ripka (guarantor)
Tutor:
Antonín Platil (guarantor), Pavel Ripka (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Measurement
Synopsis:

The student will be introduced into the advanced topics of engineering sensors and sensor networks. Topics include:

Sensor applications, physical principles, sensor types and important parameters, the concept of smart sensors, measurement systems, analog circuits for sensor signal processing, sensor error correction, calibration and diagnostics, noise and disturbance immunity.

Requirements:

No prerequisites.

Knowledge of physics, electrical circuits and electrical measurements is welcome.

Syllabus of lectures:

Applications, types and parameters of sensors.

Smart sensors. Datalogger nad measuring system.

Physical principles of sensors. Power supply and communication.

Signal conditioning circuits. Correction of errors, calibration and diagnostics of sensors. Centralized and distributed sensor systems. EMC.

Software for measurement. Basics of sensor buses. sběrnic (ARINC, HART, CAN, Fieldbus, ASI, LonWorks, Interbus S).

Sensors of geometrical variables (contact, optical, magnetic, capacitance and ultrasound).

Sensors and transducers for the measurement of vibrations and speed. Incklinometers. Sensors for navigation: accelerometers, angular rate sensors, gyros, magnetic field sensors.

Sensors for strain, force and torque.

Pressure sensors, flow and level sensors. Contact thermometers.

Contactless measurement of temperature (pyrometers, thermography).

Medical applications. Sensor applications in aerospace.

Sensor applications in military. Secure systems for critical missions.

Sensors in production and diagnostic systems.

Syllabus of tutorials:

volumetric flowmeters

mass flowmeters

contact position sensors

contactless position sensors

rotation speed sensors

environmental sensors

modulation and synchronous detection

contact thermometers

contactless thermometers

accelerometers

magnetometers

sensor modeling

Study Objective:

Acquiring knowledge of current sensor technologies in industrial and other application areas.

Study materials:

Obligatory:

1. Robert B. Northrop, Introduction to instrumentation and measurements 3rd edition, CRC Press, 2014, ISBN 978-1-4665-9677-1

2. Jacob Fraden, Handbook of modern sensors 5th edition, Springer, 2016, ISBN 978-3-319-19302-1

available online (from ČVUT IP address space) on

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=1081958

Recommended:

1. Guang-Zhong Yang, Body Sensor Networks, Springer 2006, ISBN 1-84628-272-1

2. Ripka, P., Tipek, A. (ed.): Modern Sensors Handbook. ISTE 2007, ISBN 978-1-905209-66-8

Note:
Further information:
http://www.fel.cvut.cz/education/bk/predmety/12/04/p12049904.html
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
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Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-12-07
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet12049904.html