CPT-212

Wireless and Remote Sensor Technology

This course introduces the student to concepts employed in the wireless acquisition of data from remote sensors found on airborne devices such as aircraft, spacecrafts, and satellites as well as from sensors integrated into common commercially available medical devices, tablets and smartphones. The use of remote sensors involves the acquisition of information on an object, phenomenon or an environment with minimum physical contact. In practice this is achieved by acquiring information from sensors that are responsive to environmental elements, which may be atmospheric (air pressure, vibration, humidity) or electromagnetic radiation that may be in the form of invisible (heat) or visible radiation. Students will explore various applications of sensors in a laboratory setting, apply their knowledge of digital electronics, networking and programming and gain experience integrating commercially available electro-optical, magnetic and environmental sensors into a practical wireless application. Two class hours, two lab hours.

Prerequisites

MTH 165, ENR 157, CSC 202 all with a grade of C or better.

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CPT-212 Sections for Spring 2021

1 Section Offered

CPT-212, Section 185 — CRN #31504
3 Credit Hours — Remote Learning

Instructor(s)
Dennis Venable

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Scheduled Meeting Times
TypeLocationDate(s)Day / Time
LectureRemote LearningJan 25th, 2021 – May 29th, 2021Wednesday
5:30 pm - 7:20 pm
LaboratoryRemote LearningJan 25th, 2021 – May 29th, 2021Wednesday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Type Lecture
Location Remote Learning
Date(s) Jan 25th, 2021 – May 29th, 2021
Day / Time Wednesday
5:30 pm - 7:20 pm
Type Laboratory
Location Remote Learning
Date(s) Jan 25th, 2021 – May 29th, 2021
Day / Time Wednesday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm