II Year

At the end of the course the student should be able to: 

 1) Discuss the performance characteristics of measuring instruments and use appropriate units and dimensions for measurements.

 2) Describe the operating principles of transducers used for the measurement of pressure, temperature and flow.

 3) Explain the operation of digital voltmeters and their types.

 4) Summarize the operation of display devices.

 5) Design and Develop a suitable bridge circuit to measure the unknown value of passive elements.

 6) Design and Develop a circuit to extend the range of given measuring instrument.


Competency

Performance Indicators

1.1-Demonstrate the competence in mathematical modelling.

1.1.1-Apply the knowledge of differential equations, matrices, probability and statistics.

1.2-Demonstrate the competence in basic sciences.

1.2.1-Apply the knowledge of physics, chemistry and biology

1.3-Demonstrate competence in engineering fundamentals.

1.3.1-Apply the basic principles and laws of Electrical, Electronics, mechanical and programming fundamentals.

4.1-Demonstrate their ability to conduct investigations of technical issues consistent with their level of knowledge and understanding.

4.1.1-Define a problem for purposes of investigation, its scope and importance

 

4.1.2-Ability to choose appropriate experimental setup, procedure, algorithm, and test inputs.

 

 

4.1.4-Ability to verify the obtained results with expected results.

4.3-Demonstrate an ability to critically analyze data to reach a valid conclusion.

4.3.1-Use appropriate procedures, tools and techniques to collect and analyze data

 

4.3.2-Critically analyze data for trends and correlations, stating possible errors and limitations

 

4.3.3-Represent data (in tabular and/or graphical forms) so as to facilitate analysis and explanation of the data, and drawing of conclusions.

9.2-Demonstrate effective individual and team operations-- communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and leadership skills

9.2.1 -Demonstrate effective communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and leadership skills

10.3-Demonstrate the ability to integrate different modes of communication

10.3.1-Create engineering-standard figures, reports and drawings to complement writing and presentations

 

10.3.2-Use a variety of media effectively to convey a message in a document or a presentation

3.4-Demonstrate an ability to advance an engineering design to defined end state.

3.4.1 - Ability to refine the conceptual design into detailed design within the constraints


Content

Hrs

 Unit - 1

 

 Chapter No. Introduction to Measurement Systems

i) Introduction to measurements, Functional elements of an instrument, Performance characteristics of an instrument static & dynamic ,Errors in measurements and their statistical analysis, process of calibration, Calibration principles, Need for calibration, characteristics of calibration, loop Vs Individual calibration, Bench calibration Vs Field calibration, classification for standards, standards for calibration ii )units and dimensions: Fundamental Units, MKSA and SI Units, Derived Units, Dimensional Analysis of a Physical Quantity, Dimensional Equation, unit conversions.

8 hrs

 Chapter No. Measurement of Resistance, Inductance and Capacitance

Wheatstone bridge, sensitivity of Wheatstone bridge, Kelvin bridge, A.C.bridges ; Maxwell bridge, Hay’s bridge, Desauty’s bridge, Schering bridge, Wien’s bridge, Wagner ground connection.

7 hrs

 Unit - 2

 

 Chapter No. Transducers

Introduction, classification of transducers, Principle of measurement of displacement, resistive potentiometers, resistance strain gauge, resistive potentiometer, RTD, thermo coupler, LVDT. Working Principles: Pressure sensor, Flow sensor, LDR, Photo Transistors. Photo diodes, PV Cells, Anemometer.

8 hrs

 Chapter No. Indicating Instruments

D.C. Indicating Instruments: PMMC movement, DC ammeter, Ayrton shunt, DC voltmeter, voltmeter sensitivity, loading effect, series type ohmmeter, shunt type ohmmeter A.C.Indicating Instruments: Electrodynamometer, rectifier type ac voltmeter, True RMS responding voltmeter .

7 hrs

 Unit - 3

 

 Chapter No. Digital Instruments

Introduction to DVMs, SAR type DVM, Digital millimeter, Digital frequency and Time measurement, Ratio measurement

5 hrs

 Chapter No. Display devices

Classification of display devices, CRT, light emitting diode, seven segment display,Liquid crystal display, Nixie tube, applications of display devices..

5 hrs


 CIE Scheme

Assessment

Weightage in Marks

Minor 1

20

Minor 2

20

Implementation Assignment

10

Semester End Examination

50

 Total

100


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This course develops the mathematical foundation and computational tools for processing continuous-time and discrete-time signals in both time and frequency domain. Key concepts and tools introduced and discussed in this class include linear time-invariant systems, impulse response, frequency response, convolution, sampling, and Fourier transform.

Pulse and Digital Circuits is one of the basic course studied at the third semester level.This course consists of the concepts related to combinational and sequential circuits.

The objective of the course is to understand basic concepts of DC and AC circuit behavior. Develop and solve mathematical representations for simple RLC circuits.

The analysis and synthesis of passive networks using two port theory.  Matrix, signal flow and computerized techniques in active network design with emphasis on signal processing.

The objective of the course is to understand basic concepts of DC and AC circuit behavior. Develop and solve mathematical representations for simple RLC circuits.