SENSORS AND MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS

Course Information
TitleΑΙΣΘΗΤΗΡΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΑ ΜΕΤΡΗΣΕΩΝ / SENSORS AND MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS
CodeΗΦΕ402
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorKonstantinos Siozios
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600016907

Programme of Study: Electronic Physics (Radioelectrology)

Registered students: 3
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses426

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600238418
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- Advanced topics for the design of instrumentation systems - Sensor functionality and operation - Sensor interfacing - Automated monitor and control the instrumentation systems - Practice with LabVIEW environment
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
- Section 1 (13 hours): Instrumentation systems with sensors: Introduction to instrumentation and measurements – System specifications, quality characteristics of measurements, low power features – Resistance and capacitance sensors, electromagnetic sensors, active and passive sensors, digital sensors, pressure, temperature, humidity, flow, CCD sensors – Signal conditioning for sensors, instrumentation amplifiers, low noise amplifiers, charge amplifiers, Wheatstone bridges, etc. - Section 2 (26 hours): Learning the LABVIEW programming suite – Basic programming elements, data, control and iteration structures, visualization, processing and storage objects – Automation – Control and management of electronic circuits and laboratory instruments through various communication protocols (USB, UART, GPI) – Implementation of indicative examples regarding measurement systems with hardware interface to a computer - Individual student assignments.
Keywords
instrumentation systems, sensors, automation, programming, LabView
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures461.8
Laboratory Work502
Project502
Exams40.2
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
- Project for the design an instrumentation system with LabView environment. - Project presentation and oral exams.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
- Sensors and signal conditioning, Second Edition, Ramón Pallás-Areny, John G. Webster - Ηλεκτρικές μετρήσεις και αισθητήρες, Κώστας Καλαϊτζάκης, Ευτύχης Κουτρούλης - LabVIEW για μηχανικούς, Κωνσταντίνος Καλοβρέκτης - LabVIEW User Manual, National Instruments
Last Update
09-12-2021