Category: Electronic Measurements and Tools

Electronic Measurements and Tools: Preface

Electronic Measurements and Tools: Preface

Aim of the study element

To introduce the principles of measurng electronic devices, and basic instrumentation systems. To familiarase students with physicals sensors, techniques for appropriate wiring and grounding, digital-to-analogue and reverse data conversion.

Learning outcome

Having successfully completed this element you will be able to:

  • Be familiar with sensors and tranducers that are commonly used in electrical measurements.
  • Have the knowledge of how to make proper electrical connections, and be familiar with wiring techniques.
  • Have knowledge of grounding techniques.
  • Be able to construct an electrical connection, understanding its noise impact and reduce interference.
  • Have the knowledge of analogue-to-digital and reverse conversion, and other ICs used in instrumentation for measurement and data transmission.

Covered topics

  • Measurement systems.
  • Wiring and grounding.
  • Noise.
  • Signal conditioning.
  • Timing circuits.
  • Analogue–to–digital, Digital-to-analogue
  • Other instrumentation IC