CSVTU BE VII Semester ET&T Electronic Instrumentation & Automation Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester : VII Branch: Electronics & Telecommunication

Subject: Electronic Instrumentation & Automation

Total Theory Periods: 40 Total Tutorial Periods: 12

Total Marks in End Semester Examination: 80

Minimum number of Class tests to be conducted: Two


Instrument Errors & Error Reduction :


Errors and their statistical behavior, Types of errors, Statistical

analysis of data, Probability of errors. Limiting errors, Error reduction using intelligent instruments.




: Single and Multivariable recorders, Servo recorders, Potentiometric Recorders, X-Y recorders,

Paper-less recorders, Magnetic Tape recorders, Digital recorders and recording process.



Instrument Displays


: Special Oscilloscopes: Oscilloscope controls, Sampling oscilloscope. Analog & Digital

Storage oscilloscope. Dual channel and dual trace oscilloscope. Displays: Digital displays: LED and LCD and


displays based on them, Plasma displays, TFT Displays



Voltage and Current Measurements:


Digital Voltmeters: Non-Integrating type, Integrating Type, Using

counting circuits, Principles of AC voltage measurement: Average and Peak responding detectors, Peak to


Peak detector, Root mean square detectors, DC and AC probes, Basic Hand-held Multimeter, Bench type


Digital Multimeters, Comparison of Analog and Digital Multimeters, Digital LCR meters.



Frequency & Power Measurement:


Bolometer method. Calorimeter method.

Frequency Measurement: Basic Frequency Meter, Spectral analysis, Swept superheterodyne frequency


analyzer, Harmonic Mixing, Multifilter Real Time Spectrum Analyzer, Digital Spectrum Analyzer, Audio


Analyzer, Modulation Analyzer.



Advanced Topics in Instrumentation:


Telemetry: Various types of Telemetry, Principles of Telemetry,

Telemetry Equipment, Basics of – Data Loggers, Data Acquisition Systems, Distributed Control Systems,


Programmable Logic Controllers.


Name of Text Books:

1. Electronic and Electrical Measurement and Instrument: Sawhney: Dhanpat Rai & sons.

2. Modern Electronic Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques: Cooper & Helfrick, Pearson


Name of Reference Books:



Industrial Control & Instrumentation, W. Bolton, University Press.

2. Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation: Oliver and Cage: TMH.


3. Electronic Instrumentation, H.S. Kalsi, 2




Ed., TMH.


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