5 ECTS credits / 132,5 hours of work
|Language of instruction
English. Guidance and exams also possible in Finnish.
The course is held in the 2nd period. Teaching is available every second year. The next time course is arranged on autumn 2020.
1. After completing the course, student can explain the basic concepts of sensor theory and technology, classification of sensors, properties of ideal and real sensors, pros and cons of integrated smart sensor systems, and the interface between sensor and pro
2. Student can explain the main fabrication methods, including thin-film technologies, micromachining methods, wet and dry etching techniques, and both laser and ion beam milling methods and their applications in microsensor fabrication.
3. Students can explain the basic structures, physical operation principles, and fabrication processes of main sensor types for different forms of energy.
The principles of microsensors, physical magnitudes which can be measured and manufacturing technologies for microsensors.
|Mode of delivery
Blended teaching (web-based and face-to-face teaching).
|Learning activities and teaching methods
The course will be arranged utilizing activating teaching methods agreed on together with the students. There will be 14 hours of guided teaching events and 118,5 hours of teaching with web-based guidance either privately or in a group.
Master students in electronics and communications engineering.
|Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended prerequisite is Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering.
|Recommended optional programme components
The course is an independent entity and does not require additional studies carried out at the same time.
|Recommended or required reading
Will be informed at the beginning of the course.
|Assessment methods and criteria
This course utilizes continuous assessment. The method will be informed at the beginning of the course.
The course utilizes a numerical grading scale 1-5. In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail.
|Working life cooperation