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Electrical and Electronic Measurements

Version No.: 1.20 Prerequisite: Objectives: To provide basic understanding of electrical and electronic measurement systems. To give a thorough knowledge of varieties of measuring instruments, its operating principles and limitations. Expected Outcome: 1. Measure and analyze different electrical parameters. 2. Calibration techniques in the process of measurement. 3. Handle different types of Oscilloscopes and recorders. 4. Using wave analyzers, spectrum analyzers for the measurement of frequency, phase angle etc. Unit I Error Analysis and Control Static and Dynamic Characteristics of a Measurement System, Error analysis in measurement systems Static and dynamic error, Bias and Precision Error, Sources of Errors in Experimental testing, Sources of Elemental Error, Error Control. Unit II Electrical Measurements I Current and Voltage measurement instruments - PMMC, Moving coils, moving iron, dynamometer type, rectifier type, and thermal instruments. Hall effect Wattmeter, Thermal type wattmeter, Compensated wattmeter, Single and three-phase power measurement. Energy measurement and energy meters, Magnetic measurements, Maximum demand meter, P.F. meter, High voltage measurements Unit III Electronic Measurements I Resistive measurement - Resistive Potentiometric measurements, Strain Gauge measurementsForce and Torque measurement, Resistance thermometers- RTD and Thermisters. Capacitive measurement design - capacitive Pickups, Differential capacitive pressure transducers. Inductive measurement - Differential Transformers, LVDT, Variable reluctance pickups, RVDT. Thermocouple, Piezoelectric Transducers- Acceleration measurements. Unit IV Electronic Measurements II Solid State measurement Design and Instruments- BJT, FET and MOSFET Voltmeter circuits, Solid State Multi-meter, Digital Multi-meter. Signal Generation: Audio and Radio frequency signal generators, AM signal generator, Function generator. Wave analyzer, Spectrum analyzer, Frequency Measurement, Measurement of period and time, Phase angle measurement. Text Books Cooper W.D and Helfrick A.D, Electronic Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques, 4/e, Pearson Education, 2004. David A. Bell, Electronic Instrumentation and Measurements, 2/e, Prentice Hall Inc., New Delhi, 1997. Reference Books 1. Robert A. Witte, "Electronic Test Instruments - Analog and Digital Measurements", Pearson Education, 2/e, 2002. 2. Ernest O Doebelin and Dhanesh N. Manik, Measurement Systems Application and Design 5/e, McGraw Hill. 2007. 3. Golding E.W and Widdis F.G., Electrical Measurements and Measuring Instruments, 5/e, Wheeler and Co., New Delhi, 2000. Mode of Evaluation: CAT- I & II, Assignments/ other tests, Term End Examination.

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Proceedings of the 29th Academic Council [26.4.2013]