MS1TS - Infrared Systems

Course specification
Course title Infrared Systems
Acronym MS1TS
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module System Engineering and Radio Communications
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
    Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 6.0 Status elective
      Condition Hasn't
      The goal Understanding the process of the infrared radiation of natural objects, detection and interpretation of infrared radiation detected objects. The application of new knowledge in the industy and medicine
      The outcome The application of knowledge in the practical applications of thermal sensors and thermal image processing, individual design and maintenance of thermal devices and systems.
      Contents of lectures Point target and surface target, infrared radiation of a typical target, background infrared radiation, the spectral scene contrast. Primary and secondary optics, detectors, cooler and electronics. Eestimate the spectral transmittance and the spectral radiance of atmosphere using MODTRAN computer program. Detectors in infrared spectral range, space and thermal resolution.
      Contents of exercises Application of software tools in analysis of thermovision system. MATLAB examples of calculation of space distribution of temperature. Basic principles of analysis of thermal images.
      1. Gerald C. Holst, Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing XX, Orlando, Florida, United States, Sponsored and Published by SPIE, 2009
      2. Michael Vollmer and Klaus-Peter M¨ollmann, Infrared Thermal Imaging, WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Copyright 2010
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      3 1
      Methods of teaching Combined, presentations and consultations.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 30
      Practical lessons 0 Oral examination
      Projects 70
      Seminars 0