Measurements and Instrumentation

Course Information
TitleΣυστήματα Μετρήσεων / Measurements and Instrumentation
Code028
FacultyEngineering
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Mitrakos
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600000976

Programme of Study: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Registered students: 393
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CORECompulsory Course536

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
600169750
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
1. Logic Design 2. Computer Organization 3. Electronics
Learning Outcomes
The objectives of this course are : • To understand the design of Input-Output (I/O) hardware and microprocessor interfacing. • To introduce to different I/O techniques: polling, interrupts, and to apply the proper I/O interfacing mode. • To demonstrate interfacing to switches, LEDs, motors and transducers. • To familiarize with quantization and sampling issues • To obtain sensor transfer function Attending this course the student is expected: • To learn the basic issues of a measurement system • to familiarize himself / herself with a range of different sensors • to design and construct a practical sensor interface
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Measurement standards and units. Measurement error analysis. Electrical safety. Electrical noise sources. Sensors and actuators. Isolators and instrumentation amplifiers. Static and dynamic characteristics of instruments. Overview of microprocessor interfacing techniques. Functions of a general purpose I/O interface system. Microcontroller architecture. Parallel and serial I/O. Memory mapped and independent I/O microprocessors. Interrupts and polled I/O. Interrupt priority. Vectored interrupts. Serial Port protocols: RS232, I2C, SPI and CAN. Data Acquisition systems (DAS).Analog to Digital Conversion Techniques. Sampling procedure. Quantization errors due to ADC, CPU and DAC resolution. Sampling frequency selection. ADC, microprocessor and DAC word length selection. Sample Holds, Analog Multiplexers, Digital to Analog Converters.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures832.8
Laboratory Work240.8
Tutorial260.9
Project150.5
Exams321.1
Total1806
Student Assessment
Description
Written Examination (120 min) Assessment of an laboratory project
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Καλοβρέκτης Κωνσταντίνος, Αισθητήρες Μέτρησης και Ελέγχου, 2η Έκδοση 2. ΚΩΣΤΑΣ ΚΑΛΑΪΤΖΑΚΗΣ, ΕΥΤΥΧΗΣ ΚΟΥΤΡΟΥΛΗΣ , ΗΛΕΚΤΡΙΚΕΣ ΜΕΤΡΗΣΕΙΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΙΣΘΗΤΗΡΕΣ: ΑΡΧΕΣ ΛΕΙΤΟΥΡΓΙΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΣΧΕΔΙΑΣΜΟΣ ΤΩΝ ΗΛΕΚΤΡΟΝΙΚΩΝ ΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΩΝ ΜΕΤΡΗΣΗΣ 3. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΙΟΣ ΠΕΤΡΙΔΗΣ, ΜΕΤΡΗΣΕΙΣ
Last Update
03-12-2020