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Course syllabus B-MER1 - Measurement Technology 1 (FEEIT - SS 2018/2019)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Course unit code: B-MER1
Course unit title: Measurement Technology 1
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 6
Recommended semester/trimester: -- item not defined --
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
Test - max 10 points,
Preparation, execution and processing of measurements - 30 points,
Final exam (written and oral) - 60 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student understands the principles of the measurement and its evaluation. He learns analyzing properties of selected analog and digital instrument. Student gains a basic knowledge of automated measuring systems. He learns design and implementation of selected methods for measuring electrical and non-electrical quantities, as well as processing and interpretation of measurement results.
Course contents:
Basic terms in measurement. Model of measurement. Evaluation of measurements. Expression of measurement errors and uncertainties.
Measuring instruments, basic properties.
Electromechanical and electronic analog measuring instruments.
Basics of digital measurement. Digital instruments.
Principles of automated measuring systems.
Electrical measurement methods. Measurement of voltage and current.
Measurement of power (1- and 3- phase) and energy.
Measurement of frequency, time and phase-shift.
Measurement using oscilloscope.
Measurement of passive electrical quantities - resistance, impedance, capacitance and inductance.
Measurement of selected non-electrical quantities by electrical methods.
Recommended or required reading:
HAASZ, V. -- SEDLÁČEK, M. Elektrická měření: Přístroje a metody. Praha : České vysoké učení technické v Praze, 1998. 327 p. ISBN 80-01-01717-6.
WEBSTER, J. The mesurement, instrumentation and sensor handbook. New York: CRC Press LLC, 1999.
PLACKO, D. : Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Measurement. London: ISTE Ltd London, 2007. 555 p. ISBN 978-1-905209-39-2.
BITTERA, M. -- KAMENSKÝ, M. -- KRÁLIKOVÁ, E. Elektrické meranie: Návody na laboratórne cvičenia. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave FEI, 2012. 230 p. ISBN 978-80-227-3659-6.
SMIEŠKO, V. Meracia technika.  [online]. 2012. URL:

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Maximal number of students is limited to 10 at the exercises.
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 358

8,9 %7,5 %14,0 %21,8 %43,6 %4,2 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Mikuláš Bittera, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
Ing. Kornel Lisý (instructor)
prof. Ing. Viktor Smieško, PhD. (lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak
Last modification: 12. 2. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Viktor Smieško, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 02/12/2019.

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