CSVTU BE V Semester EEE Electronic Instrumentation Syllabus

CSVTU BE V Semester EEE Electronic Instrumentation Syllabus


Semester: 5th Branch: Electrical andElectrical & Electronics

Subject: Electronic Instrumentation

Total Theory Periods: 40

Total Marks in End Semester Exam: 80

Minimum number of Class tests to be conducted: 2

UNIT I: Digital electronic instruments Introduction, specifications of digital meters, resolution, sensitivity, accuracy, average/true root mean square, crest factor, form factor, normal mode rejection ratio, common mode rejection ratio, effective common rejection ration, zero or offset frequency response, input resistance, input bias current. Digital voltmeters, Ramp technique, dual slope integrating type DVM, digital frequency meters, digital multimeters, digital tachometer, digital pH meter, digital phase meter, digital capacitance meter.

UNIT II: Transducers

Passive and active electrical transducers: resistive, capacitive, inductive, piezoelectric, photovoltaic, Hall effect transducers, selection of transducers, transducers characteristics, semiconductor photo-diode, photo transistor, frequency generating transducers, pressure inductive transducers, LVDT, differential output transducer, thermistor, strain gauge, measurement of angular and linear velocity using electrical transducers, reluctance pulse pick-ups, AC tachogenerators.

UNIT III: Data acquisition system (DAS) and recorders

Introduction of DAS, objective of DAS, signal conditioning of inputs, single and multi-channel DAS, computer based DAS, sample and hold, multiplexing, D/A, A/D conversion, general description of Data loggers, digital transducers, optical encoders, resistive digital encoders, shaft encoders.

Recorders: introduction, Strip chart recorders, general description of XY recorders, galvanometer type recorders, potentiometric recorders.

UNIT IV: Oscilloscope & Signal Generations

Introduction, Basic Principal, CRT Feature, Block diagram of oscilloscope, simple CRO, Vertical amplifier, horizontal defecting system Triggered source CRO, typical CRT connection, measurement of Frequency & phase by Lissajous Figures, types of Probes, Passive & active voltage probes, Current probes, logic probes, Optical probes.

Signal generator: Introduction, sine wave generators, audio Frequency and Radio frequency signal generation, Function generators, Sequence & phase generators

UNIT V: PLC & Distributed control system (DCS)


Introduction of PLC, PLC structure & operations response time, Basic ladder diagram, PLC resisters, Timer & counters, PLC, DC & AC i/ps. Module for PLC, Basic Process of PLC, PLC Hard wear & Configuration PLC hard ware components.


Introduction, advantage & Disadvantage of DCS techniques, system Configuration, DCS Process


Text Books:

1. Electronic Instrumentation by H S Kalsi.

2. Electronic Instruments and Instrumentation Technology” by M.M.S. Anand, PHI Pbs.

Reference Books:

1. “

Electrical Measurement

”, Kalsi, TMH Pbs.

2. “

Transducers And Instrumentation

”, Murthy, PHI Pbs.



Electronic Instrumentation And Measurement Techniques

”, Cooper, PHI Pbs.

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