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This monthly e-newsletter, written by the editors of Sensors & Transducers Magazine (ISSN 1726-5479), delivers the product and research news you asked for, and updates you on happenings in the sensor science and industry. Who should read this Newsletter ? All who are interested in the newest information and trends in sensors, transducers, MEMS and sensor instrumentation, including DAQ.
IFSA Newsletter, No. 2, February 2005
In this issue:
1. Sensors and Measurements Related Training Courses
2. New Sensors Books
3. Monthly Web Spots (new column in IFSA Newsletter)
4. 30 Sensors Section at Sensors Web Portal: Do you need more ? Your feedback is necessary.
5. Sensors & Transducers Magazine (e-Digest), No.2, February 2005
6. Sensors Web Portal Up-dates Briefs
7. Subscriber services
8. Additional Information (advertisement opportunities at Sensors Web Portal)
General Information About the Course
4-days EuroTraining Quality Labelled (QL) approved engineering course, 25- 28 April, 2005 Delft, The Netherlands. Lectures are given by top experts from universities and industries. The prerequisite for the course is a basic knowledge of electrical circuits and systems. Course will be taught in English. Each attendee will receive a certificate of attendance at the course.
Recent developments in the field of smart sensor systems are reviewed. After a general overview system details are discussed, concerning: sensor principles, tandem transducers, smart analog interfaces, modifiers, A/D conversion, busses and digital interfaces, DSPs and microcontrollers. A systematic approach towards the design of smart sensor systems is presented. The lectures include case studies and hands-on demonstrations.
The course will be held at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mekelweg 4, Jan Anthony Snijderszaal, room LB1.010 of Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.
Two Short Courses Supported by European Commission
Monthly Web Spots
This new column is about different useful and interesting web sites, finding at the Internet surfing. Each of you have some of them in your browser bookmark. Hope, you will enjoy it. The first monthly web spot is the English version of Russian Society of Scanning Probe Microscopy and Nanotechnology web site. The society is founded in 1998 for active information interchange, development of researches and practical applications in the area of scanning probe microscopy and nanotechnology. Do you know who is the father of scanning probe microscopy ? Did you seen the first Scanning Probe Microscope ? All these are in the online Museum of Scanning Probe Microscopy and Nanotechnology. Be sure to check out also the Week Scans section with magnificent picture from the nanoworld.
The second web spot is from Free Information Society (FIS) web site. There is very useful section about Sensor-Based Electronic Circuit Schematics. There are one and half hundred free circuit diagrams for different sensor-based devices, for example, ABS controller, ultrasonic motion detector, Geiger counter, oxygen sensor simulator, temperature sensor, toxic gas detector and much more. This worth attention to check it.
Do you have some interesting web spots in your bookmarks ? You are welcome inform me about it and share these web pearls among sensor community. Please send me the web address to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sensors Web Portal
There are 30 sensors sections at Sensors Web Portal: Do you need more ? Your feedback is necessary to serve you better. All are listed at this web page: http://www.sensorsportal.com/HTML/Sensor.htm Could you please check and let me know what addition sections you would like see at Sensors Web Portal ? Thank you beforehand. I am waiting for your feedback at email@example.com
Sensors & Transducers e-Digest (ISSN 1726-5479), Vol. 52, No. 2, February 2005
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