[vc_row el_class=”inner-body-content” css=”.vc_custom_1667364204640{padding-top: 30px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”COURSE OBJECTIVES” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1667364185999{margin-top: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text]The purpose of this course is to introduce fundamental concepts, principles, procedures, and computations used by engineers to analyze, select, specify, design, and maintain modern instrumentation.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]CLO-1: Construct a general measurement system and relate experiment design, instrumentation, calibration, and testing with it. (C3)
CLO-2: Analyze error and uncertainty of a measurement system using necessary statistical principles. (C4)
CLO-3: Demonstrate operations of various devices used to measure temperature, pressure, flow and strain. (C3)[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”COURSE CONTENTS” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1667364161546{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

1. Basic Concepts of Measurement Methods – Four Lectures

• General measurement systems
• Experimental test plan
• Standards, calibration and testing

2. Characteristics of Signals – Four Lectures

• Input/output signal system
• Signal analysis
• Fourier transform and the frequency spectrum

3. Measurement System Behavior – Four Lectures

• General model for a measurement system
• Transfer functions and phase linearity
• Coupled system

4. Sampling, Digital Devices, and Data Acquisition – Four Lectures

• Sampling concept
• Data-acquisition systems and components
• Analog and digital input-output communication

5. Temperature Measurements – Four Lectures

• Standards and definitions
• Thermometry based on thermal expansion
• Electrical resistance thermometry
• Thermoelectric temperature measurement
• Physical errors in temperature measurement

6. Pressure and Velocity Measurements – Four Lectures

• Pressure reference instruments
• Pressure transducers
• Pressure measurements in moving fluids
• Fluid velocity measuring systems

7. Flow Measurements – Four Lectures

• Volume flow rate through velocity determination
• Pressure differential meters
• Insertion volume flow meters
• Mass flow meters

8. Strain Measurement – Four Lectures

• Resistance strain gauges and its electric circuits
• Apparent strain and temperature compensation
• Optical strain measuring methods

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