Requirements:Knowledge of basic concepts of electrical engineering and electronics.
Goal:To provide basic theoretical and practical knowledge of industrial measurements of electrical and non-electrical quantities. To introduce students to the properties of programmable measuring instruments and their application. To introduce students to computer-controlled measurement systems.
Outcome:At the end of the course, the students will be familiar with the basic principles of sensors and measuring converters. The students will be familiar with fundamental principles of programmable measuring instruments and controlled measuring systems.
Contents of the course
Measuring signals and systems. Basic concepts. Measuring information systems.
Measurements in the industry. Measurement sensors.
Measurements in electric power engineering (alternating quantities).
Measurement of electric power and energy. Measurement for accounting purposes.
Measurement of non-electrical quantities. Sensors (classification, working principles).
Measurements: displacement, angular velocity, acceleration and vibration.
Measurements: forc, torque and pressure. Principle of operation and application of measuring tapes.
Temperature measurement. Non-electrical and electrical sensors. Contactless measurement.
Measurement: flow, level and humidity.
Multifunctional digital measuring instruments.
Programmable measuring devices.
Standard interfaces for programmable measuring devices and systems (GPIB interface).
Automated measuring systems. The computer as a controller of measuring system.
Remote measurement. Measuring information systems.
Concluding remarks. Self-evaluation of the course.