Networked Sensors

Course Description

Low-power electronic systems design, Sensors and sensor applications, Embedded networked sensors, Energy sources and power management

Learning Outcomes

  1. design low power sensor data acquisition
  2. develop battery operated low power embedded sensor systems
  3. design energy harvesting and power management for embedded networked sensors
  4. apply sensor networks in various applications

Forms of Teaching


Interactive teaching

Independent assignments

SOTA seminar

Grading Method

Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Threshold Percent of Grade
Seminar/Project 0 % 45 % 0 % 45 %
2. Mid Term Exam: Written 0 % 20 % 0 %
Final Exam: Oral 35 %
Exam: Written 0 % 20 %
Exam: Oral 35 %

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Low-power sensor operation
  2. Self calibaration, adaptation, Smart analog interfaces, A/D conversion
  3. Low-power IC, Low-power digital systems, Ultra low-power analog processing ans wake-up
  4. Bus interfaces, Telemetry
  5. Serial buses
  6. Wireless sensor networks
  7. Low-power communications, Wireless sensor networks
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Wireless sensor networks
  10. Power management, Energy harvesting
  11. Energy harvesting
  12. RFID systems
  13. Seminar
  14. Seminar
  15. Final exam

Study Programmes

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Massimo Alioto (2017.), Enabling the Internet of Things, Springer
Yen Kheng Tan (2017.), Energy Harvesting Autonomous Sensor Systems, CRC Press

Associate Lecturers

For students


ID 223697
  Summer semester
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures
5 Seminar

Grading System

90 Excellent
75 Very Good
60 Good
50 Acceptable