352-0917/04 – Smart Sensors and Intelligent Instrumentation (ISaI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Control Systems and InstrumentationCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jaromír Škuta, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jaromír Škuta, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFS, USP, HGFIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SKU51 doc. Ing. Jaromír Škuta, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 25+0
Part-time Examination 25+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with intelligent sensor systems used in distributed control systems (intelligent sensors and actuators). Next aim of the course is to acquaint students with technical and software equipment of intelligent instrumentation, its internal structure, properties, …. Creating a sensor network using building elements for intelligent sensors. Introduction to communication interface of intelligent instrumentation (industrial networks ILAN RS 485, CAN, AS-i, between perimeter communication I2C, SPI and WLAN). Practical examples and description of current development and application of intelligent instrumentation in IoT and industry 4.0 are part of the course.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Experimental work in labs
Project work


Version of sensor systems of distributed Control Systems, Intelligent Sensors and Actuators (Structure, Properties), Technical and Software Tools for Intelligent Instrumentation, Kits and Development Systems for Smart Measuring and Control Systems. Creation of Smart Sensor Prototypes. Developmental trends of intelligent instrumentation.

Compulsory literature:

NIHTIANOV, S., LUQUE, A. Smart Sensors and MEMS, 2nd Edition. Woodhead Publishing, 2018. 604 p. ISBN 9780081020555, eBook ISBN 9780081020562. INIEWSKI, K. Smart Sensors for Industrial Applications, 1 Edition. CRC Press, 2016. 598 p. ISBN-10 113807764X, ISBN-13 978-1138077645. FRADEN, J. Handbook of Modern Sensors, 5th Edition. Springer 2016, 758 p. ISBN-10 9783319193021, ISBN-13 978-3319193021.

Recommended literature:

BOLTON, W. Instrumentation and Control Systems. Newnes, 2004, 352 p. ISBN-10 9780750664325, ISBN-13 978-0750664325. BOYES, W. Instrumentation Reference Book, 3rd Edition. New York (USA): ISA, 2002. 1062 p. ISBN 07-50671-238. LIPTAK, B.G. Instrument Engineers´ Handbook, 4th Edition – Process Measurement and Analysis, Vol.1. New York (USA): ISA, 2003. 1824 p. ISBN 08- 49310-830.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Developing a report and defending the project.


Other requirements

Students have to prepare project.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Sensor systems in distributed control systems and their interfaces. Intelligent sensors and actuators (structure, properties, functions, …). Program support for intelligent instrumentation. Communication links of intelligent instrumentation. Kits and development systems for intelligent sensor prototyping. Examples and new trends in practice and current developments.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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2021/2022 (P0714D270001) Control of Machines and Processes P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (P0714D270001) Control of Machines and Processes K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P0714D270001) Control of Machines and Processes P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P0714D270001) Control of Machines and Processes K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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