EE2201 MEASUREMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION
AIMTo provide adequate knowledge in electrical instruments and measurements techniques.
OBJECTIVESTo make the student have a clear knowledge of the basic laws governing the operation of the
instruments, relevant circuits and their working.
Introduction to general instrument system, error, calibration etc.
Emphasis is laid on analog and digital techniques used to measure voltage, current, energy and
To have an adequate knowledge of comparison methods of measurement.
Elaborate discussion about storage & display devices.
Exposure to various transducers and data acquisition system.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION 9Functional elements of an instrument – Static and dynamic characteristics – Errors in measurement
– Statistical evaluation of measurement data – Standards and calibration.
UNIT II ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS INSTRUMENTS 9Principle and types of analog and digital voltmeters, ammeters, multimeters – Single and three
phase wattmeters and energy meters – Magnetic measurements – Determination of B-H curve and
measurements of iron loss – Instrument transformers – Instruments for measurement of frequency
UNIT III COMPARISON METHODS OF MEASUREMENTS 9D.C & A.C potentiometers, D.C & A.C bridges, transformer ratio bridges, self-balancing bridges.
Interference & screening – Multiple earth and earth loops - Electrostatic and electromagnetic
interference – Grounding techniques.
UNIT IV STORAGE AND DISPLAY DEVICES 9Magnetic disk and tape – Recorders, digital plotters and printers, CRT display, digital CRO, LED,
LCD & dot matrix display – Data Loggers
UNIT V TRANSDUCERS AND DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEMS 9Classification of transducers – Selection of transducers – Resistive, capacitive & inductive
transducers – Piezoelectric, optical and digital transducers – Elements of data acquisition system –
A/D, D/A converters – Smart sensors.
L = 45 TOTAL :45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS1. E.O. Doebelin, ‘Measurement Systems – Application and Design’, Tata McGraw Hill publishing
2. A.K. Sawhney, ‘A Course in Electrical & Electronic Measurements & Instrumentation’, Dhanpat
Rai and Co, 2004.
REFERENCES1. A.J. Bouwens, ‘Digital Instrumentation’, Tata McGraw Hill, 1997.
2. D.V.S. Moorthy, ‘Transducers and Instrumentation’, Prentice Hall of India Pvt Ltd, 2007.
3. H.S. Kalsi, ‘Electronic Instrumentation’, Tata McGraw Hill, II Edition 2004.
4. Martin Reissland, ‘Electrical Measurements’, New Age International (P) Ltd., Delhi, 2001.
5. J. B. Gupta, ‘A Course in Electronic and Electrical Measurements’, S. K. Kataria & Sons,