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Sensor Systems, UE

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

• acquire the ability to describe how sensors are made, to interpret data sheets and to carry out measurements
• are able to interpret measurement results and know their format in order to optimize further data processing

prerequisites and co-requisites

According admission requirements

course contents

• Fundamental concepts of measurement techniques
• Use of sensors for different areas (e.g. temperature, weight, pressure, acceleration, position, etc.)
• Analysis and evaluation of functioning principles and properties of sensors
• Construction and properties of data transmission and data processing in a measurement chain
• Analyzing, interpreting and storing measurements

recommended or required reading

• Czichos (2008): Mechatronik: Grundlagen und Anwendungen technischer Systeme, Vieweg+Teubner Verlag
• Heinrich (2014): Grundlagen Automatisierung: Sensorik, Regelung, Steuerung, Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
• Schenk (2015): Produktion und Logistik mit Zukunft (VDI-Buch), Springer Vieweg
• Tränkler, Reindl (2015): Sensortechnik: Handbuch für Praxis und Wissenschaft, Springer Vieweg
• Winner, et al. (2015): Handbuch Fahrerassistenzsysteme: Grundlagen, Komponenten und Systeme für aktive Sicherheit und Komfort (ATZ/MTZ Fachbuch), 3. Aufl., Springer Vieweg

assessment methods and criteria

final report

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

practical course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

1. study year

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

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mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable