Measurement Principles and Methodology

The course offers an introduction to the area of Metrology. Basic topics covered are:

·     Fundamental characteristics of measuring devices - Measurement system errors-Uncertainty budget.

·     Transducers - Instrument calibration - Traceability

·     Designing an experiment - Data acquisition

·     Analog to digital conversion - Signal conditioning

·     Statistical analysis and experimental data fitting

·     Measuring devices for basic physical variables (e.g. temperature, pressure, speed, flow rate)