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Subject: SENSOR FUNDAMENTALS (A.A. 2019/2020)

degree course in AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING

Course year 2
CFU 6
Teaching units Unit fondamenti di sensori
Related or Additional Studies (lesson)
  • TAF: Supplementary compulsory subjects SSD: ING-INF/07 CFU: 6
Teachers: Stefano CATTINI
Exam type written
Evaluation final vote
Teaching language Italiano
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Teachers

Stefano CATTINI

Overview

The overall objective of the course is to provide the students with the basis for understanding and chose the proper measurement method and measuring system with particular focus on the automotive filed

Admission requirements

There is not any prerequisite enforcing for the course. However, if you don't feel comfortable with any basic concepts in physic and electric circuits fundamentals, you are encouraged to read basic textbooks on the topics

Course contents

1. Introduction to measurement systems and measurement methods 2. Introduction to measurement uncertainty 3. Main temperature measurement techniques and sensors. 4. Strain, force and, pressure sensors 5. Other main sensors 6. Focus on measurement techniques and sensors for automotive

Teaching methods

- Lectures - Exercises

Assessment methods

Extended answer test and exercises

Learning outcomes

The capability to analyze a measurement procedure, thus, to understand the relative principle of measurement and to define and properly control the main quantities of influence.
The capability to properly chose and make use of a measuring system

Readings

1. Jacob Fraden, "Handbook of Modern Sensors," Fifth Edition, Springher 2016
2. Ramon Pallaá S-Areny and John G. Webster, "Sensors And Signal Conditioning," Second Edition , Wiley 2002