Principles and Methodology for Measurements

Course Information
TitleΑρχές και Μεθοδολογία Διεξαγωγής Μετρήσεων / Principles and Methodology for Measurements
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000726

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2021-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • HY4 Numerical Methods for Engineers
  • ST3 Statistics
Learning Outcomes
Upon completing the course the students will be able: - to design a measuring set-up, - to construct it, - to use it for performing reliable measurements and – to estimate the uncertainty of the measurements
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction, - Characteristics of measuring devices, -Transducers, -Calibration of measuring devices, -Design of experiments, -Data acquisition, -ADC and DCA devices, - Signal conditioning, - Statistical analysis, - Data fitting, - Advanced non-intrusive measuring techniques.
probes, acertainty, error, accuracy, data acqusition.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Multi-media are used for the lectures. Students are learning to operate software for controling measuring equipments and for data acquisition. “Blackboard”, a course management system, is used for posting announcements, giving instructions and delivering lecture notes.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Student Assessment
Towards the mid of the term the students are assigned a project which deals with the design, organization and performance of an experiment that concerns the study of a physical quantity. The final grade is the average of the oral(50%) and the written (50%) presention of the aforementioned project. Quiz given through Blackbord platform.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Gardner, J.W. 1994 Microsensors: Principles and Applications, J. Wiley & Sons Ltd- Επιμέλεια Ελληνικής Μετάφρασης Σ.Β. Παράς, Α.Α. Μουζά. Εκδόσεις Τζιόλα.
Additional bibliography for study
• Helfrick, A.D. & Cooper, W.D. 1990 Modern Electronic Instrumentation and Meas-urement Tecnniques, Prentice Hall Inc. • Doebelin, E.O. 1990 Measurement Systems, 4th Edition McGraw-Hill.
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