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  1. The Microtechnology of Pacemakers Learning Module

    22 Jan 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This module is an overview of how the heart works and how the technology of cardiac pacemakers has advanced from being an external, motor driven device to being an internal (in vivo) device that goes unnoticed by the user.  The why, where, who, and how of pacemakers is discussed.  An...

  2. MEMS for Environmental and Bioterrorism Applications Learning Module

    28 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides an overview of how MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems) are being used for bioterrorism and environmental sensing.  An activity allows for more in-depth exploration into an application of personal interest.

  3. Learning Module: Introduction to Transducers - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "transducers" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  4. Learning Module: Introduction to Transducers

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "transducers" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  5. Learning Module: Introduction to Sensors

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "sensors" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  6. Learning Module: Introduction to Sensors - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "sensors" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  7. Learning Module: Introduction to Actuators

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "actuators" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  8. Learning Module: Introduction to Actuators - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "actuators" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  9. Learning Module: Micro Pressure Sensors & the Wheatstone Bridge - Instructor Guides

    24 Feb 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This purpose of this learning module is to allow students the opportunity to explore micro pressure sensors - their applications, design and fabrication, and operation.

  10. Learning Module: Micro Pressure Sensors & the Wheatstone Bridge

    24 Feb 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module allows you to explore micro and nano-sized pressure sensors - their applications, design and fabrication, and operation.  Because the Wheatstone bridge (a specialized electronic circuit) is used as the sensing circuit of such pressure sensors, the module also goes into...