|1 YEAR (Block A|C)
2 YEAR (Block B)
|1 semester||9 CFU|
|Corrado Di Natale||A.Y. 2021-22|
|Corrado Di Natale||A.Y. 2022-23|
To introduce the student to the modern sensors technologies and their major applications.
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:
To make the student in condition to analyze the sensor performance and to design simple sensors’ interface circuit.
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:
Capability to select sensors for each specific application MAKING JUDGEMENTS:
Evaluate in the different contexts which are the most suitable sensors and evaluate the performance using standardized parameters set.
Capability to write synthetic reports about the working principles of sensors
To learn how to solve sensors’ circuits in order to determine their performance and to optimally design sensor systems.
Electronic properties of materials: semiconductors. General properties of sensors; sensitivity and resolution; Temperature sensors: thermistors, integrated sensors, thermocouples; mechanic sensors: Strain gauges: Introduction to MEMS: accelerometer, gyroscope, pressure and flow sensors; Magnetic sensors; Optical sensors: photodiodes and image sensors; infrared sensors; interface circuits for resistive and capacitive sensors.