PHY325 Measurement and Instrumentation



Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
1. describe mathematically and physically the design in measuring instruments and their use for
2. design and analyse different types of measuring instruments; and
3. design a variety of electronic instruments and measuring systems used in different fields.

Course Contents
General instrumentation, Basic meter DC measurement. Basic meter in AC measurement, rectifier
voltmeter, electrodynamometer and wattmeter, instrument transformers, DC and AC bridges and
their applications, general form of AC bridge, universal impedance bridge, electronic instruments
for the measurement of voltage, current, resistance and other circuit parameter, electronic
voltmeters, AC voltmeters using rectifiers, electronic voltmeter, digital voltmeters, oscilloscope,
vertical deflection system, horizontal deflection system, sampling CRO, instrument for generating
and analysing waveforms, square wave and pulse generator, signal generators, function
generators, wave analyzers, electronic counters and their applications, time base circuitry,
universal counter measurement modes, analogue and digital data acquisition systems, tape