Instrumentation and Measurement Systems
ME 34001/ 2 Cr.
Modeling and formulation of differential equations for dynamic systems, including mechanical vibratory systems, thermal systems, fluid systems, electrical systems, and instrumentation systems. Analysis of dynamic systems and measuring devices including transient response and frequency response techniques, mechanical systems, transducers, and operational amplifiers. Consideration of readout devices and their responses to constant, transient, and steady-state sinusoidal phenomena. Calibration and data analysis techniques are introduced. Both analog and digital computation are included
- Available Online: No
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: No
Pre-requisite: ME 33000
Co-requisite: Statistics Elective
TextbooksTheory and Design for Mechanical Measurements, Figliola and Beasley, Wiley 6th or latest Edition
- Apply basic knowledge of measurement systems towards measurements, including error analysis, interpretation, experimental uncertainty, calibration, etc.
- Apply basic concepts of measurement systems with electrical signals, including signal conditioners (gain, attenuation), indicating and recording devices.
- Apply probability and statistics to interpret experimental data, which has some variability and randomness.
- Apply basic concepts of frequency response, gain, damping in measurement systems.
- Analyze and select digital instrumentation systems for measurement.
- Apply basic concepts in measurement of strain and stress, pressure, temperature, fluid velocity, and fluid flow to solution of given problems.
- Solve engineering problems presented in class textbook, homework and lab; orally communicate some results in class discussions.
- Analyze dynamic systems and measuring devices including transient response and frequency response
- Apply basic mathematical concept to identify first and second order dynamic systems.
- Introduction to Measurements
- Measurement System Behavior
- Analog Measurement Devices
- Digital Measurement Devices
- Dynamical Systems and System Identification
- Measurement of Stress and Strain
- Measurement of Pressure and Temperature
- Measurement of Flow and Velocity (Fluid)
- Probability and Statistics
- Uncertainty Analysis
- Introduction to Spectral Analysis