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Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel intermedio

Nivel intermedio

Hours to complete

Aprox. 12 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, 6-10 hours/week...
Available languages

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)...

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
Hours to complete
4 horas para completar

Thermal Sensors

In module 1 you will learn how to specify and use temperature sensors in an embedded circuit. First, you will learn about common types of sensors and actuators found in common products such as smart phones and automobiles. Then you will get a high-level overview of analog and digital interfaces, followed by a deep dive into thermistors, RTD’s, and thermocouples. For each of these three types of thermal sensors, we define the core theory and formulae, give you examples of how commercial sensors are packaged, and explain what you need to know to purchase them on a web site. ...
Reading
10 videos (Total: 64 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video10 videos
2: Common Types of Sensors and Motors6m
3: Analog and Digital Interfaces3m
4: Temperature Sensors and Applications6m
5: Thermistors: Basic Facts3m
6: Thermistors: How They Work6m
7: RTDs: Basic Facts5m
8: RTDs: How They Work10m
9: Thermocouples: Basic Facts7m
10: Thermocouples: How They Work11m
Reading2 lecturas
Week 1 Online Articlesm
Week 1 Videosm
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 1 Quiz20m
Semana
2
Hours to complete
5 horas para completar

Sensor Development Kit and Prototyping

In module 2 you will learn how to design a complete temperature sensor system within a development kit environment. We will teach you how to assign internal components to the schematic. This includes pins, amplifiers, MUX’s, DAC’s, and ADC’s. Then you will learn how to wire in external parts: resistors, thermistors in particular, to the kit. Finally, you will take a deep dive into interfacing a thermistor and associated front end components to the development kit. This includes lessons on using the schematic portion of the kit, as well as writing application software in c code....
Reading
14 videos (Total: 132 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
Video14 videos
2: Nscope Introduction7m
3: PSoC Creator 2 Pin Assignment2m
4: Automatically Generated Code11m
5: Adding the LCD display to the Nscope and Developent Kit9m
6: Debugging with GPIO and DACs9m
7: Documenting Components not in the PSoC Chip6m
8: Pin Types10m
9: Digital to Analog and Back Again10m
10: A Basic Sensor Interface in PSoC16m
11: Thermistor Lab, Part 18m
12: Thermistor Lab, Part 213m
13: Thermistor Lab, Part 39m
14: Thermistor Lab, Part 45m
Reading2 lecturas
Hardware Needed to Do Course Project Based on This Module10m
Week 2 Online Articlesm
Quiz5 ejercicios de práctica
Pre-Video 11 Pre-Quiz2m
Pre-Video 12 Quiz2m
Pre-Video 13 Quiz2m
Pre-Video 14 Quiz2m
Week 2 Quiz20m
Semana
3
Hours to complete
6 horas para completar

Rotary and Flow Sensors

In module 3 you will learn how rotary sensors work and how to specify them for purchase. In our videos rotary sensors include both optical encoders and resolvers. You will also learn the design intricacies of flow sensors, along with their appropriate applications. The videos will discuss variable area, differential pressure, vortex, ultrasonic, turbine, thermal mass flow, and coriolis flow meters. ...
Reading
14 videos (Total: 62 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video14 videos
2: Summary of Rotary Sensors and Applications3m
3: Optical Encoders: How They Work6m
4: Optical Encoders: Applications6m
5: Resolvers: How They Work8m
6: Resolvers: Applications5m
7: Flow Sensors and Applications8m
8: Variable Area Flow Sensors4m
9: Differential Pressure Flow Sensing2m
10: Vortex Flow Meters2m
11: Ultrasonic Flow Meters2m
12: Turbine Flow Meters2m
13: Thermal Mass Flow Meters3m
14: Coriolis Flow Meters4m
Reading3 lecturas
Week 3 Online Articles #1m
Week 3 Online Articles #2m
Week 3 Videosm
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 3 Quiz20m
Semana
4
Hours to complete
5 horas para completar

Amplifiers and Sensor Noise

In module 4 you will learn the theory and practical application of amplifiers and circuit noise. You will review how gain is calculated in inverting, non-inverting, summing, differential, and instrumentation amplifiers. We will then contrast theoretical vs. real-world amplifier performance, and give examples of how commercial chips specs are interpreted. Then we will discuss the causes of noise in sensor circuits, how the noise affects sensor accuracy, and some steps you can take to reduce noise in your sensor circuit designs. ...
Reading
10 videos (Total: 56 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video10 videos
2: Why Study Amplification?3m
3: Basic Amplifiers8m
4: Instrumentation Amplifier9m
5: Amplifier Imperfections9m
6: Amplifier Frequency Response4m
7: Noise in Sensors4m
8: Johnson and 1/f Noise5m
9: Shot and Quantization Noise5m
10: How Noise Affects Sensor Accuracy3m
Reading2 lecturas
Week 4 Online Articles #1m
Week 4 Online Articlesm
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 4 Quiz20m

Instructores

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James Zweighaft

Instructor
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
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Jay Mendelson

Instructor
Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering

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