PV194 External Environments of Digital Systems

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
prof. Ing. Václav Přenosil, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Zdeněk Matěj, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. Ing. Václav Přenosil, CSc.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications – Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications – Faculty of Informatics
Tue 15. 2. to Tue 10. 5. Tue 8:00–9:50 A217
Courses PA174 - Design of Digital Systems II, PA176 - Digital Systems Architecture II, PA175 - Digital Systems Diagnostics II and PB161 - C++ programming are necessary for current course.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 70 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Main aim of this course is understand and master theoretical knowledge necessary for design of the intelligent digital system sensors.
Learning outcomes
Student will know basic types of sensors and will be able to incorporate them into the design of software-hardware systems.
  • D/A and A/D integrated circuits
  • Acoustic and ultrasonic sensors
  • Magnetic sensors, magnetometers
  • Capacitive proximity sensors
  • Accelerometers, inclinometers
  • Special digital circuits – MKO, AKO, BKO
  • Electromotor fundamentals, controlling principles,
  • Stepper motor fundamentals, controlling principles
  • Display devices, fundamentals, controlling devices
  • Data transmission circuits, device adapters, interfaces
  • Special digital devices circuits, I/O devices
  • Keyboards, one button input lines and gates
  • Digital IC realization and parameters
  • Bishop; The Mechantronics Handbook; CRC; 1. Edition (February, 2002), ISBN-10: 0849300665, ISBN-13: 978-0849300660
  • Ian Sinclair Sensors and Transducers Newnes; 3 edition (May 30, 2001), ISBN-10: 0750649321, ISBN-13: 978-0750649322
  • TURÁN, Ján and Stanislav PETRÍK. Optické vláknové senzory. 1. vyd. Bratislava: Alfa, 1990. 250 s. ISBN 80-05-00655-1. info
  • GULDAN, Arnošt. Mikroelektronické senzory. 1. vyd. Bratislava: Alfa, 1987. 253 s. info
Teaching methods
Lectures and individual project that correspond to intended aims of tuition.
Assessment methods
Final examination consists of 2 parts:
1) written test - design of the intelligent sensor device;
2) oral exam - theoretical problems from list of the passed subjects.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2017, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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