[ MEMWDVOSAME ] VL Sensors and Actuators in Mechatronics

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Mechatronics Thomas Thurner 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Mechatronics 2015W
Objectives This course aims to impart physical basics to comprehend state of the art sensor principals; comprehension actuators and their functionality, which are used for measurement techniques;
Subject This course covers the following topics: Summary of state of the art sensor principles Properties of sensors and sensor systems Defining the terms sensor and transducer Acoustic, optical, mechanical, magnetic, electrical and thermic sensors Reciprocal effect when acting as an actuator Piezoeletrical sensors and actuators Applications of sensor and actuator types Mathematical and physical explanation and derivation of coherences
Criteria for evaluation Written final exam
Methods Theory presented by lecturer
Language German
Study material Lecture notes: Sensoren und Aktoren in der Mechatronik
Changing subject? No
Further information none
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Assignment according to sequence