MEASUREMENT AND INSTRUMENTATION

MEASUREMENT AND INSTRUMENTATION

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Code
66229
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 3nd year of 8720 Mechanical Engineering (L-9) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-IND/12
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Mechanical Engineering)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Operative comprehension of the foundations of measurement, including elements of probability and statistics, static and dynamic analysis of measuring systems, evaluation of uncertainty, calibration, components selection, signal conditioning, measurement of mechanical and thermal quantities.

 

Teaching methods

Lectures and laboratory

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

 

Elements of probability and statistics: probability, random variables, variance and covariance, linear regression.

Evaluation of measurement uncertainty, calibration, dynamic measurement.

Sensors: seismic, elastic, strain gages, thermo-resistances, thermocouples, capacitive, inductive.

Signal conditioning: potentiometer and bridge circuits, demodulators, amplifiers, filters, interference reduction and grounding.

Voltmeters, A/D converters, current-to-voltage converters.

Metrological infrastructures. Length, temperature, force and vibration measurement.

Laboratory practice in strain force and vibration measurement.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

P. Bentley, Principles of measurement systems, Longman, 2005;

E. O. Doebelin, Measurement systems, McGraw-Hill, 1989;

W. Dally, et alii, Instrumentation for engineering measurement , Wiley, 1993;

A. Papoulis, Probability, random variables and stochastic processes, McGraw-Hill, Singapore, 1985;

Technical written standards: Guide to the expression of uncertainty in maesurement (GUM), ISO 10012, ISO 17025.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Along the whole academic year, after taking an appointment, by sending an e-mail to gb.rossi@dimec.unige.it

Exam Board

GIOVANNI BATTISTA ROSSI (President)

FRANCESCO CRENNA (President)

GIANCARLO CASSINI

ALICE PALAZZO

VITTORIO BELOTTI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures and laboratory

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam description

Written test and oral examination, including discussion of a reports on lab activity.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Pre-requisites :

None.