Note: This syllabus is same for EIE, ICE.
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD
II Year B.Tech. EIE - I Sem L T/P/D C
4 -/-/- 4
TRANSDUCTION OF PHYSICAL VARIABLES
Course Objective: To provide basic knowledge in transduction principles, sensors, transducer technology and measurement systems.
UNIT - I:
Introduction to measurement systems: general concepts and terminology, measurement systems, sensor classification, general input-output configuration, methods of correction. static characteristics of measurement systems- accuracy, linearity, resolution, precision and sensitivity etc. estimation of errors.
Standards. Definition of standard units. International standards. Primary standards. Secondary standards. Working standards. Voltage standard. Resistance standard. Current standard. Capacitance standard. Time and frequency standards.
UNIT - II:
Dynamic characteristics: Transfer function, dynamic characteristics of measurement systems: zero-order, firstorder, and second-order measurement systems and response
UNIT - III:
Temperature: Thermal expansion methods, Thermo electric, electrical resistance and semiconductor sensors. Radiation methods- thermal and photon detectors based thermometers .
Pressure: Methods of pressure measurement: Dead weight gauges and manometers, elastic transducers, vibrating cylinder and other resonant transducers. Testing of pressure measuring system. High pressure measurement.
UNIT - IV:
Vacuum and sound: Diaphragm, McLeod, Knudsen, viscosity, thermal conductivity and ionization gauges. Dual gauge techniques. Sound measurement.
Measuring devices: Local Flow: Flow Visualization from Pitot –Static Tube, Yaw Tube, Pivoted Vane and Servoed Sphere, wind vector indicator, Anemometers, Velocity sensors.
UNIT - V:
Gross Volume Flow: Obstruction meters, averaging Pitot tubes, Rotameters, Turbine and Positive Displacement meters, electromagnetic, Drag force, Vortex shedding, Ultrasonic Flow meters.
- Measurement System : Applications and Design – by E.O. Doeblin, D.N.Manik,5th ed. McGraw Hill Publications.
- Modern Electronic Instrumentation & Measurement Techniques : Albert D. Helfrick & William D. Cooper, PHI.
- Sensor Technology Handbook – Jon Wilson, Newne 2004.
- Introduction to measurements and Instrumentation– by Arun .K. Ghoshl, 2nd Edition, PHI, 2007.
- Sensors and Transducers – D.Patranabis, TMH 2003.
Upon completion of this course the student shall be able to understand the working of basic sensors and transducers used in any industries.
CreatedJul 27, 2016
UpdatedAug 03, 2016