Course detail

Introduction to Design of Scientific Instruments and CADS

FSI-TKCAcad. year: 2017/2018

Introduction to Design of Scientific Instruments and CADS gives a basic overview of instruments and mechanisms used in surface science and optics. Students are introduced in to the computer design of optical systems particularly.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will learn the function and design of the basic instruments and also the programs used in their design.

Prerequisites

Design basics

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Harna, Z.: Přesná mechanika, VUT v Brně, 1996
Keprt, E.: Teorie optických přístrojů I,II, Praha, 1965
Shannon, R. R.: The Art and Science of Optical Design, Cambridge University Press, 1977, ISBN-0-521-45414-X

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Exercises are focused on practical topics presented in lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Student designs optical system. A short report will be classified.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The goal of the the subject is to provide students an overview of construction of devices used in physics of surfaces and optics.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Final report is controlled.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B3A-P Bachelor's

    branch B-FIN , 2. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

Overview of the instruments used in physics - principles
Optical instruments - an overview
Optical instruments - a design
Micromanipulators and optical elements mounting
Computer design of optical systems - an introduction
Optimization of optical systems
Vacuum systems
Structural elements and materials of vacuum systems
Computer design of particle optics systems - an introduction
Particle sources
Nanomanipulators and detection of the position

seminars

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

Introduction to the design of optical systems
Principles of the correct mounting of optical elements in the mechanical parts
Optical design of astronomic telescope
Design of the objective tube
Design of the eyepiece extension

seminars in computer labs

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

Introduction to the design of optical systems
Principles of the correct mounting of optical elements in the mechanical parts
Optical design of astronomic telescope
Design of the objective tube
Design of the eyepiece extension