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Meteo-Sensor Technology

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Meteo-Sensor Technology
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechatronics, Master, ASPO 01.04.2020
Module code: MTM.MET
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
1V+3PA (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project work

[updated 01.10.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

MTM.MET Mechatronics, Master, ASPO 01.04.2020 , optional course, technical
MST.MET Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016 , optional course, technical
MST.MET Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011 , optional course, technical
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Martin Löffler-Mang
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Martin Löffler-Mang

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Learning outcomes:
In the project we will build our own system according to customer requirements (cooperating companies in research projects). After successfully completing this course, students will be able to apply the methods they have learned and work independently in development projects, as well as carry out projects in interdisciplinary teams. We will focus on developing sensors for meteorological applications: weatherproof and UV-resistant, in use 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

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Module content:
Development of sensor technology for applications in meteorology, e.g:
Sunshine/rain sensor
Fog sensor
Inversion height detector
Snow spectrograph
Fine dust and wind sensor

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Teaching methods/Media:
Introductory lecture
Independent project work in teams of 3-5 people

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Recommended or required reading:
Jansen: Optoelektronik
Eichler: Laser
Young: Optik, Laser, Wellenleiter
Litfin: Technische Optik
Löffler-Mang: Optische Sensoren
Löffler-Mang: Handbuch Bauelemente der Optik

[updated 01.10.2020]
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