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ELE4109 Measurement Science and Instrument Engineering

Short Description: Meas Science & Instrn Eng
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 031399 - Electrical, Electronic Enginee
Grading basis : Graded

Synopsis

This course does NOT present a traditional catalogue of standard measurement techniques. In consequence this is a design-oriented course which seeks to develop cross-disciplinary skills in fundamental areas including the use of the Measurement Process Algorithm; the physics, classification and selection of sensors and transducers; theory of scales and standards; signals, systems and modelling techniques; evaluation of available technologies; manufacturing; economic and management implications. Advanced topics will be drawn from: fibre optic and silicon sensors; distributed sensing; rule based and fuzzy sensing; multisensor systems and sensor fusion; intelligence and mechatronics in instruments; and tactile sensing. This course is appropriate for students with a range of backgrounds in the senior or honours years of an engineering or science degree with an appropriate electronics background.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 7 December 2021