Instrumentation Electronics

Electronics and Computer Engineering, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 10766/2011 - 30/08/2011

6 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 28,0 T + 14,0 PL + 28,0 TP + 5,0 OT

Lecturer
- Jorge Manuel Correia Guilherme

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Provide knowledge of the main equipments and techniques to measure electric and electronic signals. Become aware of the main limitations when making measurements.

Program
Measurement errors. Electromagnetic instruments. Voltage, current, power and energy measurement. Bridges. Digital instrumentation, voltage meters and frequency meters. Signal generators. Oscilloscopes. Spectrum analyzers. Sensors and signal acquisition. Data converters characteristics. Instrumentation interfaces.

Evaluation Methodology
Written Exam 70%,
Mandatory Laboratory Works 30%.

Bibliography
- Bell, D. (1994). Electronic Instrumentation and Measurements. (Vol. 1). US: Prentice Hall
- Morris, A. (1993). Principles of Measurement and Instrumentation. (Vol. 1). US: Prentice Hall
- Fernandes, J. (1998). Medidas Eléctricas e Instrumentação. (Vol. 1). Tomar: Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Tomar
- Gregory, A. (1973). An Introduction to Electrical Instrumentation and Measurement Systems. (Vol. 1). US: The Macmillan Press LTD

Method of interaction
Lectures, theoretical-practical classes and laboratory work

Software used in class
LTSpice