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Course Descriptions

Engineering Physics at Rose-Hulman will provide students with a unique opportunity to learn the foundation concepts of physics and make a concentrated study in micro and nano technology. Engineering physicist will be able to apply both scientific and engineering approaches to a wide variety of problems which otherwise is not possible with any traditional engineering or science degree.

EP 408 - Microsensors

  • Credit Hours: 3R-3L-4C
  • Term Available: S
  • Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing, and consent of instructor
  • Corequisites: None

Introduction to solid state materials and conventional silicon processing. Measurement of signals from resistance- and capacitance-based transducers; sensor characteristics, calibration and reliability. Examples of microsensors: thermal, radiation, mechanical, chemical, optical fibers, and biological. Cross-listed with EP 508.