TFE4202 - Sensor Systems Design 1


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2024/2025

Course content

Design and practical development of a dedicated sensor system: Requirement analysis; Definition of technical and functional requirements; Cost analysis; Development of a measurement system prototype using necessary tools such as: simulation tools and / or specialized software; Practical realization of a sensor system; Planning and documenting the project work.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: After completing the course, the candidate must:- Have advanced knowledge in the design of sensor systems and specialized insights into a given problem within sensor systems- Apply knowledge of creating a dedicated sensor systemSkills: After completing the course, the candidate must:- Could design and build a sensor system according to defined requirements.- Could document a project according to specified guidelines.General competenceThe candidate can:- Analyze a technology problem and then plan, implement and document the project- Communicate results of independent work.- Communicate on academic issues, analyzes and conclusions in design of sensor systems, both with specialists and to the general public

Learning methods and activities

Self-study, group work, laboratory activity

Further on evaluation

Assessment is based on submitted report 60% and video presentation 40%. Grading A-F. Partial results are reported in %-points, while the final grade is presented as letter grade. For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken.

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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level



Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering Subjects
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Electronic Systems


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