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IFSA Newsletter, No. 2, February 2005

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1.   Sensors and Measurements Related Training Courses

2.   New Sensors Books

3.   Monthly Web Spots (new column in IFSA Newsletter)

4.   30 Sensors Section at Sensors Web Portal: Do you need more ? Your feedback is necessary.

5.   Sensors & Transducers Magazine (e-Digest), No.2, February 2005

6.   Sensors Web Portal Up-dates Briefs

7.   Subscriber services

8.   Additional Information (advertisement opportunities at Sensors Web Portal)

 

Plus lots more information to be found on Sensors Web Portal: http://www.sensorsportal.com

 

 


Bullet Smart Sensor Systems (SSS' 2005) 

 

General Information About the Course

4-days EuroTraining Quality Labelled (QL) approved engineering course, 25- 28 April, 2005 Delft, The Netherlands. Lectures are given by top experts from universities and industries. The prerequisite for the course is a basic knowledge of electrical circuits and systems. Course will be taught in English. Each attendee will receive a certificate of attendance at the course.

 

Short Description

Recent developments in the field of smart sensor systems are reviewed. After a general overview system details are discussed, concerning: sensor principles, tandem transducers, smart analog interfaces, modifiers, A/D conversion, busses and digital interfaces, DSPs and microcontrollers. A systematic approach towards the design of smart sensor systems is presented. The lectures include case studies and hands-on demonstrations.

 

Location

The course will be held at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mekelweg 4, Jan Anthony Snijderszaal, room LB1.010 of Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.

 

Course Contents and Lecturers

 

1. Introduction (G.C.M. Meijer, TU Delft)

2. Where and How to Apply Smart Sensor Systems (J.H. Huijsing, TU Delft)

3. Measurement techniques for smart sensor systems (G.C.M. Meijer, TU Delft)

4. Silicon sensors: an introduction (Paddy J. French, TU Delft)

5. Physical chemosensors (Michael J. Vellekoop, Vienna University of Technology, Austria)

6. Integrated Hall magnetic sensors (Pavel Kejik, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland)

7. Capacitive Sensors (Xiujun Li, TU Delft)

8. Opto-Electro-Mechanical MicroSystems (MOEMS) (Gleb Vdovin, TU Delft)

9. Smart temperature sensors (G.C.M. Meijer, TU Delft)

10.Interface electronics and busses (Frank Riedijk, Xensor Integration, Delfgauw)

11.Calibration (Michiel A.P.Pertijs, TU Delft)

12. Microcontrollers and Digital Signal Processors

13. Universal asynchronous sensor interfaces (G.C.M. Meijer, TU Delft)

14. Dynamic offset-cancellation techniques (Kofi A. A. Makinwa, TU Delft)

15. Solar modules in the photovoltaic industry (Paul C. de Jong, ECN, Petten)

16. Sensor systems in their environment (Rolf de Boer, Smartec BV., Breda)

17. Hands-on Demonstrations (Rolando Aguilar, Guijie Wang, Harry Kerkvliet,  Xiujun Li, TU Delft,  Alexander Kerezov, Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria)

Smart Sensor Systems 2005 course brochure

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Bullet New Books

 

Bioelectronics: From Theory to Applications

by E. Katz (Editor) and I. Willner (Editor)

   

CMOS-MEMS

by H. Baltes, O. Brand, G. K. Fedder, C. Hierold, J. G. Korvink, O. Tabata

 

Bioelectronics book's cover

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Hardcover: 517 pages

Pubdate: 25 March, 2005

ISBN: 3527306900

 

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CMOS-MEMS book's cover

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Hardcover: 620 pages

Pubdate: 25 March 2005

ISBN: 3527310800

 

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Distributed Sensor Networks

by S. Sitharama Iyengar, Richard R. Brooks

 

Advances in Distributed Sensor Integration: Application and Theory

by S. S. Iyengar, L. Prasad, H. Min

 

Distributed Sensor Networks book

Publisher: Chapman & Hall/CRC

Hardcover: 1123 pages

Pubdate: 15 December 2004

ISBN: 1584883839

 

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Advances in Distributed Sensor Integration

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Hardcover: 273 pages

Pubdate: 1 June 1995

ISBN: 0133600335

 

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Bullet Monthly Web Spots

 

This new column is about different useful and interesting web sites, finding at the Internet surfing. Each of you have some of them in your browser bookmark. Hope, you will enjoy it. The first monthly web spot is the English version of Russian Society of Scanning Probe Microscopy and Nanotechnology web site. The society is founded in 1998 for active information interchange, development of researches and practical applications in the area of scanning probe microscopy and nanotechnology. Do you know who is the father of scanning probe microscopy ? Did you seen the first Scanning Probe Microscope ? All these are in the online Museum of Scanning Probe Microscopy and Nanotechnology. Be sure to check out also the Week Scans section with magnificent picture from the nanoworld.

 

The second web spot is from Free Information Society (FIS) web site. There is very useful section about Sensor-Based Electronic Circuit Schematics. There are one and half hundred free circuit diagrams for different sensor-based devices, for example, ABS controller, ultrasonic motion detector, Geiger counter, oxygen sensor simulator, temperature sensor, toxic gas detector and much more. This worth attention to check it.

 

Russian Society of Scanning Probe Microscopy and Nanotechnology

Sensor Based Electronics Circuits

Russian Society of Scanning Probe Microscopy and Nanotechnology, http://www.nanoworld.org/english/english.html

Sensor-Based Schematics from the Free Information Society

http://www.freeinfosociety.com/electronics/schempage.php?cat=8

 

Do you have some interesting web spots in your bookmarks ? You are welcome inform me about it and share these web pearls among sensor community. Please send me the web address to: webmaster@sensorsportal.com

 

 


Bullet Sensors Web Portal

 

There are 30 sensors sections at Sensors Web Portal: Do you need more ? Your feedback is necessary to serve you better. All are listed at this web page: http://www.sensorsportal.com/HTML/Sensor.htm Could you please check and let me know what addition sections you would like see at Sensors Web Portal ? Thank you beforehand. I am waiting for your feedback at info@sensorsportal.com

 

 


Bullet Sensors & Transducers e-Digest (ISSN 1726-5479), Vol. 52, No. 2, February 2005

     

Research

 

1) The Study of a Disposable Mercury Film Electrode for Determining the Blood Sugar

by Tu Yi-Feng and Xu Jian, pp.296-299

 

2) Potentiometric Fingerprint Profiling of Eurycoma longifolia Extracts (Tongkat Ali) Using Multichannel Artificial Lipid-Polymer Membrane Sensor, by Ismail Zhari, Ahmad Mohd Noor, Oon Sim Chew and Shafiqual Islam A.K.M, pp.300-309

 

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