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# MIEE2210N-ENGINEERING

INSTRUMENTATION&INDUST
RIAL CONTROL
Assessment Method :

Theory Practical

Quizzes 15%

## Home Works 10% Lab Work 80%

Class participation 5%

Total 100%

## Theory Weightage = Practical Weightage =

Total Theory X 0.67 Total Practical X 0.33
SCL Plan

## One among two assignments, as a group work with a self-learning

topic. Assessment can be through group presentation / VIVA /
evaluative discussions.

Peer Tutoring

## Class participation assessment based on the student's participation in

the classroom discussions

## Group discussion/tutoring sessions

SCL Resources: 1.
Student Centered learning
Measurement system

Measurement: is the
process of determining
the value of a physical
quantity
Example
Measurement Systems:
is the means to
determine a
measurement.
Elements of Generalized Measurement
System
Three basic parts :
Transducers /Sensors
Signal processor
Data representation Elements
Transducer/sensor: senses the input and converts physical
input variable into a proportional output.
Signal processor : changes the sensor output into a
suitable form for display or onward transmission to
control system.

Example functions:
Performs amplification,
filtering
Analogue to digital converter,
averaging,
nonlinear compensation
Examples:
The recorder (Data representation):
Presents the measured value in a visual way.

## Four ways of presenting the data:

Analog meter
Computer monitor
Printed form
Store in flash drive, cd drive,harddisc
Example 1
Temperature measurement using
thermocouple
Example 2
Temperature measurement using
RTD

Examples :

ammeter voltmeter
Performance parameters of measuring system
Accuracy
Range
Sensitivity
Resolution
Error
I. Accuracy :closeness of measurement compared
to the true value.
Percentage of full range of output or full scale
deflection.(F.S.D)
Example problems
1.An ammeter has a F.S.D of (0-5A)and an accuracy of 5 %.what is
the accuracy can be quoted for the current reading of 2 A?
2.An ammeter has a F.S.D of (0-5A)and an accuracy of 1 %.what is
the accuracy can be quoted for the current reading of 3 A?
3.An voltmeter is quoted as having the range of 0-10V and an accuracy
of 5% of F.S.D.what is the accuracy which can be quoted for a
II .Range

III . Sensitivity

## IV. Resolution Minimum change in input

required to detect the change
in output

Error
ERROR = Measured value True Value
Error
Random error Systematic error

## Operating error Construction

errors
Environmental error
Approximati
on error
Stochastic error
Ageing error

Insertion
error
Example problems
1. Example: A pressure measurement system is stated as having the
following characteristics. Explain the significance of the terms:
Range: 0 to 125 KPa and 0 to 2500 kPa. Accuracy: 1% of the displayed

## 2.A Hydrometer is specified as having a range of 600-650 Kg/m3 and an

accuracy of 0.5Kg/m3. Explain the significance of this data.

## 3.A thermocouple is specified as having the sensitivity of 0.03millivolt / C.

What does this mean?

## 4.A force-measuring system has a range of 0-200N with resolution of 0.1% f.

s. d. What is the smallest change in the force that can be measured?