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Electronics Measurement and Instrumentation (2141003)

Teaching Scheme (in Hours)

Theory Tutorial Practical Total
3 0 2 0

Subject Credit :  5

Examination Scheme (in marks)

PA (M)
ESE Viva (V)
PA (I)

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Unit-1:  Measurement Errors and Standards:

Definitions, Accuracy and Precision, Significant Figures, Types of Error, Statistical Analysis, Probability of Errors, Limiting Errors, Time and Frequency Standards, Electrical Standards

Unit-2:  Bridge Measurements:

Wheatstone Bridge, Kelvin Bridge, AC Bridge and their Applications, Maxwell Bridge, Hay's Bridge, Unbalance Conditions, Wein Bridge. Anderson's Bridge, De Sauty’s Bridge, Schering Bridge.

Unit-3:  Electronics Instrument For Measuring Basic Parameters:

True RMS Responding Voltmeter, Digital Frequency Meter, Circuit for Measurement of Frequency, High Frequency Measurements, Period Measurement, Ratio and Multiple Ratio Measurements, Time Interval Measurements, Vector Impedance Meter.

Unit-4:  Cathode Ray Oscilloscope:

Introduction, Oscilloscope Block Diagram, Cathode Ray Tube, Delay Line, Multiple Trace, Oscilloscope Scope and Transducers, Oscilloscope Techniques, Digital Storage Oscilloscope.

Unit-5:  Instrument for Generation and Analysis of Waveforms:

Introduction, The Sine Wave Generator, Frequency Synthesized Signal Generator, Frequency Divider Generator, Signal Generator Modulation, Sweep Frequency Generator, Pulse and Square Wave Generator, Function Generator, Wave Analyzers, Harmonic Distortion Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer.

Unit-6:  Transducers:

Electrical Transducers Selection and Considerations, Resistive, Strain Gauges, Temperature Transducers: Platinum Resistance Type, Thermistor, Thermocouples, Inductive, LVDT, Capacitive, Load Cell, Piezoelectric, Photoelectric Transducers.

Unit-7:  Signal Converters:

I To P / P To I Converter, Temperature to Voltage Converter, Conversion To Frequency, Period, or Time Duration, Measurement of Phase Difference Using X-OR and SR Flip-Flop Method, Measurement of Active And Reactive Power of Supply Line, Locking Amplifiers, Variable Oscillators, Direct Sensor- Microcontroller Interfacing.

Unit-8:  Isolation Techniques:

Transformer Isolation, Optical Isolation, Digital Techniques For Optical Isolation, Hall-Effect Principle And Measurement Of Displacement, Current And Power Using Hall Sensors, Amplifications Of Low Level Signals, Guarding, Shielding.

Unit-9:  Data Acquisition And Conversion:

Analog Signal Processing, Sample And Hold Operation, S/H Circuits Using Op-Amps, Introduction To Data Acquisition System, Various DAS Configurations, Single Channel DAS, Multi-Channel DAS, IC Based DAS, Data Acquisition, Data Acquisition in PLC.

Reference Books

Sr. Title Author Publication Amazon Link
1 Modern Electronic Instrumentation and MeasurementTechniques Helfrick Albert D. and Cooper W. D. Prentice Hall India
2 A Course In Electrical And Electronics Measurements And Instrumentation Shawhney A. K. Dhanpat Rai & Sons
3 Electronic Instrumentation Kalsi H. S. Tata McGraw-Hill Education
4 Electronic Instrumentation and Measurements Bell David A. PHI / Pearson Education
5 Instrumentation Devices And Systems Rangan C. S., Sarma G. R. and Mani V. S. V Tata McGraw-Hill
6 Digital Instrumentation A. J. Bouvens McGraw-Hill

Course Outcome

After successful completion of the course students should be able to:
1. Define measurement parameters and methods, standards, characteristics, errors.

2. Graduates will be able to study the working of different ac and dc bridges, Transformers.
3. Gain knowledge on different voltmeters, multimeter, wave analyzers
4. Gain knowledge on different digital meters.
5. Gain knowledge on general purpose oscilloscopes and recorders.
6. Gain knowledge on data acquisition and conversion.
7. Gain Knowledge on Utilization & interpretation of various Transducers along with practical implementation.
8. Utilization,operation and maintanance of various instruments for generation and analysis of waveforms as well as for electronic testing and measurement.
9. To understand basics of data acquisition process and utilize for measurement.
10. To understand signal convertors for the signal measurement.
11. Use various meas

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