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Electrical and Electronic Measurements

  • Course Code :
    EPR 364
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Electrical Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

1.Define the principle of operation of various DC and AC instruments used for measurement of the electrical parameters. 2.Be able to build, assemble and use the instruments and devices for the relevant measurements. 3.Work cooperatively and effectively in a group 4.Find information independently

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define the principles of operation of the DC and AC meters.
2- Be able to list the instrumentation and measurement systems.
3- Illustrate the characteristics of the Cathode-Ray Oscilloscope.
4- Be able to list realistic circuits for the signal generators.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Express ideas in structural and mathematic terms so that quantities evaluation is facilitated
2- Ability to apply different alternative solutions.
3- Decide and chose among different measurement alternatives.
4- Evaluate obtained results both individually or as a part of team.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Perform different measurements on basic instruments.
2- Perform simple Lab experiments.
3- Collect information from collected data in the lab.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Write technical reports in accordance with standard scientific guidelines.
2- Work in a self-directed manner.
3- Work coherently and successfully as a part of a team in the Lab.
4- Analyze problems and use innovative thinking in their solution.

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Measurements, Units, Standards, Methods of measurement. 5 3 2
Electro-dynamic instruments and applications 10 6 4
Current, Voltage, Power, Energy, Charge, Power factor and frequency measurements 10 6 4
Waveform error in rectifier voltmeter and diode peak voltmeters, Null methods 10 6 4
Analog to digital and digital to analog converters. Voltage-to-frequency converters. 5 3 2
Digital voltmeters, digital counters, frequency and time meters 10 6 4
Oscilloscopes (Analog and DSO) 10 6 4
Spectrum Analyzers 5 3 2

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures
Tutorials
Laboratories

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Final Written exam 40.00 15 to assess the comprehensive understanding of the scientific background of the course, to assess the ability of problem solving with different techniques studied
Laboratory Tutorials 10.00 6 to assess the ability of implementing a simple electric circuit that shows knowledge and understanding of different technical issues.
Mid- Term 2 15.00 11 to assess the skills of problem solving, understanding of related topics.
Mid-Term 1 15.00 7 to assess the skills of problem solving, understanding of related topics.
Performance 10.00 14 to assess the Performance of the student through overall term
Quiz 1 & Assignment 1 5.00 5 to assess the skills of problem solving, understanding of related topics.
Quiz 2 & Assignment 2 5.00 9 to assess the skills of problem solving, understanding of related topics.

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Books:

Book Author Publisher
Electronic Instrumentation and Measurements  David A. Bell  Oxford
Modern Electronic Instrumentation and Measurenment Techniques Albert D. Helfrick PHI

Recommended books :

1. Electronic Instrumentation and Measurements”, David A Bell, PHI/ Pearson Education, 2006 2. “Electronic Instrumentation”, H. S. Kalsi, TMH, 2004

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