code EC217
credit_hours 3
title Measurements & Instrumentation
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prequisites EE231
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Measurements of errors, Accuracy, Precision, Resolution, Sensitivity. Statistical analysis (Mean, Deviation, Standard Deviation, Variance). Units and standards of measurement. Electromechanical indicating instruments. Analog Instruments (DC Ammeter (Ayrton Shunt), DC Voltmeter, Ohmmeter (Series type, Shunt Type), AC- Instruments with Rectifiers, Bridge measurements (AC Bridges, DC Bridges), Digital instruments for measuring basic parameters, oscilloscope techniques.
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objectives Understanding the basic measurement techniques such as accuracy, precision, standards. To study rnthe operation and construction of analog, electronic and digital multi-meters.
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ref. books Larry Jones and A. Foster Chin ,“Electronic measurements and instruments” J.B.GUPTA,“ Electronic and Electrical Measurements and Instrumentation ”
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textbook Albert Helfrick and William Cooper, “Modern electronic instrumentation and measurements rntechniques”
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Course Content
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1 Definitions, The importance of electronic measurements for engineers, Types of rnerrors.
2 Statistical analysis.
3 Review on the fundamental and derived units, Classification of standards, rnElectrical standards, IEEE standards.
4 Permanent magnet moving coil.
5 DC voltmeters, sensitivity, Use the sensitivity method for the design of DC rnvoltmeter, Analyze a circuit taken into consideration in loading effect.
6 Series type and shunt type ohmmeters, Calibration of DC instruments .
7 7th Week Exam
8 Alternating current indicating instruments, AC voltmeters with full wave rnrectifiers and half Wave rectifiers.
9 DC bridges and sources of error, AC bridges.
10 AC voltmeters using rectifiers.
11 True RMS – Responding Voltmeter.
12 Component measuring instruments, Basic Q-meter circuits: a- Direct rnconnection b- Series connection c- Parallel connection Sources of error”.
13 Oscilloscope measurements (phase shift, period and voltages).
14 Oscilloscope block diagram.
15 Oscilloscope techniques, Special oscilloscopes, (a) storage oscilloscope, (b) rnsampling oscilloscope (c) Digital storage oscilloscope”.
16 Final Examination