Mechanical, Electrical and Thermical Sensors (ILV)

Specialization AreaSensor Systems
Course numberM2.05285.31.771
Course code
Semester of degree program Semester 3
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits3,0
Language of instruction English

Detailed knowledge of the working principles of different physical and chemical transducers and sensors. Based on the knowledge gained here, the students will be able to select and apply suitable transducers/sensors in specific applications, and develop ideas for new developments.

Overview of the most important sensors for the measurement of mechanical, electrical and thermal quantities.
Special types of sensors based on their physical operating principle, advantages and disadvantages, application areas

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