Instrumentation and Measurements: Course Outline (EE 442)
Instrumentation is a collective term for measuring instruments used for indicating, measuring and recording physical quantities, and has its origins in the art and science of Scientific instrument-making.
- Introduction to instrumentation and their applications, measurement terminologies and principles of different measurement techniques.
- Types of bridges for measurements of resistance, capacitance and inductance. Universal Instrumentation amplifiers.
- Types of sensors and their applications, Temperature sensor calibration, working principle and their maximum and minimum threshold.
- Ultrasonic transducer and their applications. Working principle and calibration. Airflow/Pressure Sensor and their working.
- Working of accelerometer for vibration and speed, LDR sensor and their working principle.
- Motion sensor and its applications
- Analog to digital converter, types of ADC circuits flash ADCs, pipelined ADCs
- Analog to Digital convertors types (successive approximation register (SAR) converters, integrating or Dual-slope Converters, sigma-delta converters
- Digital to Analog converter and their implementation
- Stepper Motor Drives, PWM
- DC Motor Drives
- AC Motor drives
- Introduction to PLC
- Ladder Diagram