Electrical Measurements and Measuring Instruments (2130903)  

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Philosophy Of Measurement

Methods of Measurement, Measurement System, Classification of instrument system, Characteristics of instruments & measurement system, Errors in measurement & its analysis, Standards.

2
10 %
2
Analog Measurement of Electrical Quantities

Electro dynamic, Thermocouple, Electrostatic & Rectifier type Ammeters & Voltmeters, Electro dynamic Wattmeter, Three Phase Wattmeter, Power in three phase system, errors & remedies in wattmeter and energymeter. Instrument Transformer and their applications in the extension of instrument range, Introduction to measurement of speed, frequency and power factor.

10
20 %
3
Measurement of Parameters

Different methods of measuring low, medium andhigh resistances, measurement of inductance & capacitance with the help of AC Bridges, QMeter.

12
20 %
4
Digital Measurement of Electrical Quantities

Concept of digital measurement, block diagram Study of digital voltmeter, frequency meter Power Analyzer and Harmonics Analyzer; Electronic Multimeter.

4
10 %
5
Transducers: Definition

different types of transducers – criteria for selection –general characteristics–dynamic characteristics – transducers for measurement of displacement (RVDT &LVDT), speed, angular rotation, altitude, force, torque, humidity and moisture, pressure, strain and temperature (Thermocouple and RTD method), Hall Effect transducer and applications Instrumentation amplifiers – differential amplifiers –Data transmission and telemetry – methods of data transmission, General telemetry systems – Digital methods of frequency, phase, time and period measurements.

12
30 %
6
Display methods, recorders:

Display methods and devices – different types of recorders – galvanometric recorders – pen driving system– magnetic recorders – digital recorders, digital storage oscilloscope (Block Diagram, theory and applications only)

2
10 %