Course: Principles and systems of measuring devices

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Course title Principles and systems of measuring devices
Course code KFY/PMPB
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Šerý Michal, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Operational amplifiers - history, an ideal operational amplifier, applications in measuring devices. 2. Real operational amplifiers - parameters, mistakes, limitations. 3. Linear circuitry with operational amplifiers. 4. Compartors, amplifiers, rectifiers and non-linear circuitry with operational amplifiers. 5. Active filters with operational amplifiers, signal formation. 6. Digital-analogue converters, parameters, mistakes, application. 7. Analogue-digital integral converters - principals, parameters, application. 8. Analogue-digital feedback converters - principals, parameters, application. 9. Parallel analogue-digital converters, sigma-delta, principals, parameters, application. 10. Configuration and principals of some electronic measuring devices - multimeters, counters, oscilloscopes, spectral analyzers. 11. Time base, generators of shaped oscillations, digital filters. 12. Chosen converters of non electrical quantities onto electrical quantities, principals, application. 13. Systems for computer controlled collection, processing and presentation of measured data. 14. Standard and special buses used in measuring devices, measuring cards.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The subject is a continuance of physics study, electronic and electrotechic studies. Getting students to know with elementary circuit functions and electronical measuring devices.
An overview in electronic measuring devices, solving and creating circuits of measuring appliances.
Knowledge of physics, electronics, basics of electrotechnics.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

Solving problems in measuring technics
Recommended literature
  • Ďaďo, S., Sedláček, M. Měření aktivních elektrických veličin s anharmonickými průběhy. Praha, SNTL, 1987.
  • Matyáš, V. Elektronické měřicí přístroje. Praha, SNTL, 1981.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Measuring and Computer Technology (1) Category: Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Fundamentals of manufacturing engineering for education (1) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter