University of Calgary

ENEL 301 - Instrumentation, Sensors and Interfacing - Winter 2021

An introduction to essential elements of instrumentation and sensing technology. Topics include embedded system programming, basic inputs such as sensors, switches, and keyboards; basic outputs such as motors, relays, LEDs, displays, and speakers; associated circuitry for inputs and outputs; the basics of communications between devices; and power supplies such as linear, switching, and batteries. Topics will be reinforced through weekly hands-on labs.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • (2-3)


  • Engineering 200 and 225; 3 units from Computer Engineering 335, Software Engineering for Engineers 337 or Geomatics Engineering 333; and admission to either the mechatronics or aerospace minor.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2022.
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