Course: Electronic Measurements

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Course title Electronic Measurements
Course code KEF/EM
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Vůjtek Milan, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
* Introduction - kinds of electronical instruments, measuring methods, accuracy of measurement, uncertainities and errors * Measurement of DC and AC voltages - analog and digital instruments, micro- and milivoltmeters, LF and HF voltmeters, maxima voltmeters * Measurement of DC and AC currents - fundamentals of current measurements, analog and digital instruments, rectifiers, shunts, capacitive current dividers, current probe * Oscilloscopes - kinds, principles, measurements * Measurement of time intervals and periods - analog and digital methods, measuring of periods, nonius counter * Measurement of frequency - bridges, resonant and beat based instruments, digital methods, measurement of ratio of two frequencies * Measurement of phase - principles, digital measurements * Powermetters * Measuerement of electrical properties of components * Measurement of dynamical properties of circuits * Frequency synthesis

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Homework for Teaching - 14 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 50 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Issues of measurements - measuring methods, devices, properties of devices, block scheme of a measuring device, electromechanical and electronic measuring devices, types of signals, capacitive, inductive and resistive coupling, electromagnetic compatibility, principles of correct measurements, basic electronic elements, components and circuits used in measurements
Describe basic measuring method in electronics

Assessment methods and criteria

Knowledge in limits of course
Recommended literature
  • Čejka, M.; Matyáš, V. (2001). Elektronická měřicí technika. Vutium.
  • Haasz V., Sedláček M. (2000). Elektrická měření, přístroje a metody.. ČVUT Praha.
  • Rathore, T. S. (2003). Digital Measurement Techniques. Alpha Science International.
  • Tumanski, S. (2006). Principles of Electrical Measurement. Taylor & Francis.
  • Vedral, J.; Fischer, J. (1999). Elektronické obvody pro měřicí techniku. ČVUT.
  • Vůjtek, M. Elektronická měření pro aplikovanou fyziku. VUP Olomouc.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Applied Physics (2015) Physics courses 1 Winter