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Experimentation, Measurements, Instrumentation

Code

ME-EMI1

Version

2.0

Offered by

Mechanical Engineering

ECTS

5

Prerequisites

Electrical Engineering (ME-ELE1)

Main purpose

The main purpose of the course is:
- knowledge about measurement systems and working skills in planning, analysis and reporting experiments
- knowledge, skills and competences with on-off control in general

 
 

Knowledge

After the course, the student has knowledge of
- General characteristics of measurements systems
- Instrumentation
- Statistical analysis of experimental data
- Experimental uncertainty analysis
- Logic control
- Specification of on-off control, using Grafcet diagrammes
- PLC programming

Skills

After the course, the student has the following skills:
- Identify fundamental error sources
- Read data sheets
- Perform parameter estimation
- Data analysis (eg. parameter estimation, regression, t-test and anova)
- Uncertainty analysis
- Plan and document an experiment
- The student understands hardware in on-off control systems
- The student can specify the operation of the system.
- Further, the student can develop the control for a system, including system operation and safety.
 
 

Competences

After the course, the student has competencies to
- find proper sensors and instruments
- plan and document an experiment (Definition of problem, Design of test system, Construction, Data collection, Data analysis, Interpretation and Reporting)
- Design a complete on-off control for a machine, using typically a PLC as controller.
 

Topics

 

Teaching methods and study activities

The total workload for the student is 136 hours.
The didactic method is classroom teaching, problem solving, homework and experimental projects.


 

Resources

Wheeler & Ganji; Introduction to Engineering Experimentation
 

Evaluation

 

Examination

Requirements for attending examination
Course assignment handed in before deadline

Type of examination:
Group presentation followed by an individual examination with presense of the whole group
Censor: Internal

Allowed tools:
Course literature according to the course description 
Personal notes
Laptop
Calculator

Re-examination:
As ordinary

Grading criteria

7-scale

Additional information

 

Responsible

Per Ulrik Hansen

Valid from

2/1/2021 12:00:00 AM

Course type

Mechanical Engineering Classic

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