MEASUREMENT AND INSTRUMENTATION

MEASUREMENT AND INSTRUMENTATION

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Code
66229
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
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, numerical case-studies and laboratory practice.

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

Recent reference textbooks include

  • Morris, Langari, Measurement and Instrumentation, Elsevier, 2011
  • Dekking et alii, A modern introduction to probability and statistics, Springer, 2005

Futher indications will be provided during the course.

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)

VITTORIO BELOTTI

GIANCARLO CASSINI

MARTA BERARDENGO

FRANCESCO CRENNA (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, numerical case-studies and laboratory practice.

LESSONS START

At the beginning of the Academic Year, according to the indications of the Polithecnic School.

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam description

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

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
21/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
06/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
22/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
08/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Pre-requisites :

None.