course   descriptioN


PHYS 481       (2-0-2)             Transducers and Measurements


Introduction - Transducer motion mechanization - force transducers, strain gauge, load cells and weigh cells, vibration, acceleration, displacement and velocity solid sensors, crystals, ceramics and integrated sensors - machine monitoring, proximity and power fluids: level and pressure - electromagnetic, ultrasonic and microwave sensors, photo detection, temperature sensors, meteorological sensors.


Prerequisites: PHYS 343, PHYS 345