Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation EC Syllabus for NIT Jalandhar
IC-232 Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation [3 1 0 4]
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar
Measurement Systems and Characteristics Of Instruments: Introduction- Measurements, Significance of measurements, Methods of measurements, Instruments and measurement system, Electronic instruments, Classification of instruments, Deflection and Null type instruments, Comparison Analog and Digital Modes of operation, Application of measurement system, Errors in measurements, Types of errors, Accuracy and Precision, Noise, Resolution or discrimination, loading effects, Units, Absolute units, Fundamental and Derived units.
Electromechanical Indicating Instruments: D’Arsonaval Galvanometer- Construction of D’Arsonaval Galvanometer, Torque equation, Dynamic behavior of Galvanometer, Ballistic galvanometer- Construction and theory, Introduction to PMMC Instruments and Moving iron instruments, Instrument transformers.
Bridge Circuits for RLC Measurements: Measurement of R, L and C, Wheatstone, Kelvin, Maxwell,
Anderson, Schering and Wien bridges Measurement of Inductance, Capacitance, Effective resistance at high frequency, Q-Meter.
Electronic Instruments: Introduction-Electronic Voltmeter, Electronic multimeter, Logic Analyzer, Network Analyzer, Function generator, Wave analyzer, Harmonic Distortion Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer.
Cathode Ray Oscilloscope: Introduction- CRO, Cathode ray tube, Block diagram of CRO, Measurement of voltage, phase and frequency using CRO, Special purpose oscilloscopes.
Transducers: Principles of operation, Classification of transducers based upon principle of transduction, Summary of factors influencing the choice of transducer, Qualitative treatment of Strain Gauge, LVDT, Thermocouple, Piezo-electric crystal and Photoelectric transducers.
Data Acquisition System and Telemetry: Introduction- Analog and digital data acquisition system, Methods of data transmission, General telemetry system, Types of telemetry systems.
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