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 Year2019 – 2020
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 Work20
Written assigments20
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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