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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Cybernetics III - B445021
Title: Kybernetika III
Guaranteed by: Department of Computing and Control Engineering (445)
Actual: from 2021
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:4
E-Credits: summer s.:4
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/1 C+Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Bachelor's
Guarantor: Kopecký Dušan doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Vrňata Martin prof. Dr. Ing.
Annotation -
Last update: Kopecký Dušan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (14.09.2021)
Cybernetics III builds on the courses Cybernetics I and II and develops the topic of the principles of modern sensors of physical quantities for technological processes and robotic systems.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kopecký Dušan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (14.09.2021)

Students will be able to:

• diagnose static and dynamic properties of sensors

• select a suitable sensor for a specific application based on knowledge of the principle of its function

• connect and adjust sensors for temperature, pressure, level, tilt, acceleration, vibration, and more

• set up wired and wireless communication of sensors

Literature -
Last update: Kopecký Dušan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (14.09.2021)

B: Karel Kadlec, Miloš Kmínek, Pavel Kadlec, Měření a řízení chemických, potravinářských a biotechnologických procesů: Provozní měření. Díl I., Key Publishing s.r.o., 2017, ISBN: 978-8-0741-8283-9

C: John G. Webster, Halit Eren, Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook: Electromagnetic, Optical, Radiation, Chemical, and Biomedical Measurement, Second Edition, CRC Press, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4893-7

C: John G. Webster, Halit Eren, Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook: Spatial, Mechanical, Thermal, and Radiation Measurement, CRC Press, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4889-0

Learning resources -
Last update: Kopecký Dušan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (13.07.2021)

Syllabus -
Last update: Kopecký Dušan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (14.09.2021)

1. Introduction to measurement and its key role in control engineering; types of sensors; measuring device.

2. Industrial sensors and transducers: static and dynamic properties; accuracy; repeatability; hysteresis; drift of parameters; calibration. Software sensors and virtual instruments.

3. Temperature measurement: types of temperature sensors and their properties; thermocouple, resistance thermometer and thermistor principle; non-contact temperature sensors and thermal imaging.

4. Pressure measurement: pressure and its definition; conversion of the deformation into electrical signal; electronic capacitive and piezoelectric pressure gauges; strain gauge.

5. Tactile sensors: sensor arrays and signal processing; measuring the position, grip, rotation and displacement of the object in the robotic arm.

6. Distance measurement: time of flight measurement; triangulation methods; LIDAR.

7. Level measurement: hydrostatic, capacitive, conductivity, ultrasonic, radar, ionization level meters.

8. Proximity sensors: electro-optical, capacitive, ultrasonic and magnetic sensors; radar systems.

9. Measurement of tilt, acceleration and vibration: flywheel; mechanical and optical gyroscopes; piezoelectric, piezoresistive and capacitive accelerometers.

10. Measurement of flow and total flow: anemometers; mechanical, ultrasonic, vortex, electromagnetic volume flowmeters; Coriolis and thermal-conductivity mass flowmeters.

11. Measurement of concentration quantities, humidity measurement, chemical sensors; gas and liquid analysers.

12. Modern sensors; intelligent sensors; communication protocols.

13. Communication buses and data transfer: USB; Ethernet; Wi-Fi and Bluetooth; RS-485; CAN; M-Bus; Wireless M-Bus; Profinet; Industrial Ethernet; current loop.

14. Wireless sensors and devices: wireless systems technology; topology and robustness of wireless networks; terminal equipment and central nodes; wireless power supply for sensors. Examples of industrial wireless networks.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kopecký Dušan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (14.09.2021)

Cybernetics I, Cybernetics II,

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Kopecký Dušan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (14.09.2021)

Passing the test and the oral exam.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0,2 5
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1,3 35
Účast na seminářích 0,5 14
4 / 4 110 / 112