# CHARUSAT Electronic Instruments and Measurements Syllabus

CHAROTAR UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

B. TECH. (ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION)

2ND YEAR SEMESTER: III

EC 204.01: ELECTRONICS INSTRUMENTS & MEASUREMENTS

## Credit Hours:

Teaching Scheme
Theory
Practical
Total
Credit
Hours/week
3
2
5
4
Marks
100
50
150
A. Objective of the Course:
The objective of the course is to introduce the student fundamentals of Electronics Instruments and Measurement providing an in-depth understanding of Measurement errors, Bridge measurements, Digital Storage Oscilloscope, Function Generator and Analyzer, Display devices, Data acquisition systems and transducers.
B.Out Line of the Course:
Sr.
No.
Title of the Unit
Minimum Number of Hours
1.
Measurement Errors
03
2.
Bridge Measurements
07
3.
Digital Instruments
08
4.
Digital Storage Oscilloscope
04
5.
Function Generator And Analyzer
07
6.
Display Devices
09
7.
Data Acquisition Systems And Transducers
07
Total Hours (Theory):45
Total Hours (Lab): 30
Total Hours: 75
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C. Detailed Syllabus:
1.
Measurement Errors 3 Hrs
6%
1.1
Introduction to Subject, Definitions
1 Hr
1.2
Accuracy and Precision, Significant Figures, Types of Error
1 Hr
1.3
Statistical Analysis, Probability of Errors, Limiting Errors
1 Hr
2.
Bridge Measurements 7 Hrs
15%
2.1
Wheatstone Bridge, Kelvin Bridge
2 Hrs
2.2
AC Bridge And Their Applications, Maxwell Bridge, Hay’s Bridge
2 Hrs
2.3
Unbalance Conditions, Wein Bridge
1 Hr
2.4
Anderson’s Bridge, De Sautys Bridge, Schering Bridge
2 Hrs
3.
Digital Instruments 8 Hrs
18%
3.1
Digital Frequency Meter, Circuit For Measurement of Frequency, Simplified Composite Circuit For Digital Frequency Meter High Frequency Measurements
3 Hr
3.2
Period Measurement, Ratio And Multiple Ratio Measurements, Time Interval Measurements, Resolution in Digital Meter Sensitivity of Digital Meters
3 Hrs
3.3
Accuracy Specification of Digital Multimeters, Digital L, C And R Measurements, Digital LCR Meter and Q Meter
2Hr
4.
Digital Storage Oscilloscope 4 Hrs
9%
4.1
Introduction, Oscilloscope Block Diagram, Cathode Ray Tube
1 Hr
4.2
Block Diagram Of DSO , Its Principle and Working, Advantages And Applications
2 Hrs
4.3
Special Oscilloscope
1 Hr
5.
Function Generator And Analyzer 7 Hrs
16%
5.1
Introduction, The Sine Wave Generator, Frequency Synthesized Signal Generator
2 Hrs
5.2
Frequency Divider Generator, Vector Signal Generator
1 Hr
5.3
Sweep Frequency Generator, Pulse And Square Wave Generator, Function Generator,
2 Hrs
5.4
Wave Analyzer, Harmonic Distortion Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, Logic Analyzer
2 Hrs
6.
Display Devices 9 Hrs
20%
6.1
Digital Display Methods, Digital Display Units, Segmental Displays
2 Hrs
6.2
Dot Matrices, Rear Projection Display, Light Emitting Diode, Liquid Crystal Diodes
2 Hrs
6.3
Segmental Gas Discharge Displays, Decade Counting Assembly’s, Display Systems, Decimal Decoders, BCD To 7-Segment Converter
2 Hrs
6.4
BCD To Dot Matrix Converter
1 Hr
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6.5
Sensitivity Of Digital Meters, Accuracy Specification of Digital Multimeters
2 Hrs
7.
Data Acquisition Systems And Transducers 7 Hrs
16%
7.1
Objective of DAS, signal conditioning of the inputs, single channel DAS
1 Hr
7.2
Electrical transducer, selecting a transducer, resistive transducer
1 Hr
7.3
Strain gauges, resistance thermometer, thermistor, inductive transducer
2 Hrs
7.4
Differential output transducer, LVDT, pressure inductive transducer, capacitive transducer, load cell
2 Hrs
7.5
Piezo electric transducer, photo electric transducer, photo voltaic cell
1 Hr
D. Instructional Methods and Pedagogy
 Multimedia Projector
 OHP
 Chapter wise Assignments
 Quiz
 Chalk + Board
 White Board
 Online Demo
 Charts
E. Student Learning Outcomes:
 To Understand operation of different instruments
 To Describe different terminology related to measurements
F. Recommended Study Material:
 Text and Reference books:
1.
Modern electronics Instrumentation and measurement techniques by Albert D. Helfrick And William D. Cooper
2.
Electronic Instruments and Measurements by David Bell
3.
A course in Electrical and electronics measurement and instrumentation by A.K.Sawhney, 2nd Edition by Dhanpatrai.
4.
Electronic instrumentation by H.S. Kalsi, 2nd Edition ,Tata McGraw Hill Publications
5.
Electrical circuit and theory by John bird, 3rd Edition, copyright by Newness.

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