Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

308910 (v.1) Security Sensor Technology 202


Department of Applied Physics



Contact Hours:

** The tuition pattern below provides details of the types of classes and their duration. This is to be used as a guide only. For more precise information please check your unit outline. **


1 x 2 Hours Weekly


1 x 2 Hours Weekly


    304741 (v.2) Physics 115
    302804 (v.3) Physics 101


Sensor types and operational principles. Review range of sensors. Discuss operational principles. Advantages and disadvantages. Sensor design, cost, construction and systems, choices of sensors. Manufacturing issues. System wide approach. Application of sensor technologies and systems in security situations. Integrating technologies. Data fusion. Case study in application of technology (technical details). Practical, legal and ethical issues. Commercial realities. Risk assessment. Working with professional from other fields. Regulations and requirements. Case studies and project work (practical implementation).
** To ensure that the most up-to-date information about unit references, texts and outcomes appears, they will be provided in your unit outline prior to commencement. **

Field of Education:

010301 Physics

Funding Cluster:

08 - Engineering, Science, Surveying

SOLT (Online) Definitions*:

*Extent to which this unit or thesis utilises online information

Result Type:



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