OF3SP - Sensors and Actuators

Course specification
Course title Sensors and Actuators
Acronym OF3SP
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Physical Electronics
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 6.0 Status elective
      Condition No prerequisite
      The goal Introduction to principles and techniques of signal conversion among different energy domains. Signal processing, design and evaluation of measuring and control systems. Experimental work in laboratory and at selected sites.
      The outcome Application of sensor’s in future engineering work in the field of information exchange with surroundings including biological systems.
      Contents of lectures Sensor classification. Signal processing in measurement systems. Sensor technology. Intelligent and integrated sensors. Microelectronic sensors for mechanical quantities. Thin-film optical sensors. Fiberoptic sensors. Chemical and biosensors. Sensors based on the oxidation and reduction reactions. Data acquisition systems.
      Contents of exercises Experimental work in laboratory and at selected sites.
      1. Lectures from course website
      2. D.Stankovic: Physical and Technical Measurements; Belgrade University, Belgrade 1997,
      3. M.Popovic: Sensors and Measurements; High Electrical Engineering School; Belgrade 2000.
      4. web site:
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      3 0 2
      Methods of teaching 45 hours of lectures and 20 hours of laboratory exercises + 10 hours of demonstration seminars and computer training. Colloquium.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 50
      Practical lessons 40 Oral examination 0
      Projects 0
      Colloquia 10
      Seminars 0