EEI718 Industrial Sensors and Actuators

Code EEI718
Name Industrial Sensors and Actuators
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Professional
Field of study Power and Electrical Engineering
Academic staff Anastasija Žiravecka, Aivars Pumpurs
Credit points 4.0 (6.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The course focuses on industrial sensors and actuators. The working principles, terminology and classification of common industrial sensors are analyzed. The electrical and pneumatic actuators are mainly discussed but some information is given also about hydraulic actuators. The typical solutions for connecting the sensors and actuators to the control equipment are explained..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To teach the working principles of industrial sensors and actuators. To teach to choose the sensors and actuators for various industrial processes.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
The students are able to distinguish and select different industrial sensors - Defended Lab. N2, N3, N4, N5
The students understand how to connect sensors to control equipment - Test on sensor interfacing
The students are able to calculate the force of pneumatic sensors - Defended Lab .N8
Course prerequisites Knowledge in electrical drives and electronic equipment.

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