EE2201 MEASUREMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION Syllabus-EEE Third (3rd) Semester | Anna University | Regulation 2008


EE2201 MEASUREMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION


AIM

To provide adequate knowledge in electrical instruments and measurements techniques.

OBJECTIVES

To 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
power etc.
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 9

Functional 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 9

Principle 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
and phase.

UNIT III COMPARISON METHODS OF MEASUREMENTS 9

D.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 9

Magnetic 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 9

Classification 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
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TEXT BOOKS

1. E.O. Doebelin, ‘Measurement Systems – Application and Design’, Tata McGraw Hill publishing
company, 2003.
2. A.K. Sawhney, ‘A Course in Electrical & Electronic Measurements & Instrumentation’, Dhanpat
Rai and Co, 2004.

REFERENCES

1. 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,
Delhi, 2003.
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