UEI302
SENSORS AND SIGNAL CONDITIONING 


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Prerequisite(s): None 




Introduction:
Definition, Application and types of measurements, Instrument classification,
Functional elements of an instrument, Inputoutput configuration of measuring
instruments, Methods of correction for interfering and modifying inputs,
Standards, Calibration, Introduction to Static characteristics and Dynamic
characteristics,
Selection
of instruments, Loading effects.
Generalized Static Stiffness and Input
Impedance: Generalized impedance and stiffness concepts, Static stiffness
and static compliance, Impedance matching and maximum power transfer.
Error Analysis: Types of errors,
Methods of error analysis, Uncertainty analysis, Statistical analysis, Gaussian
error distribution, ChiSquare test, Correlation coefficient, Student’s ttest,
Method of least square, Curve fitting, Graphical analysis, General
consideration in data analysis, Design of Experiment planning.
Sensors/Transducers: Definition, Types, Basic principle and applications
of Resistive, Inductive, Capacitive, Piezoelectric and their Dynamic performance.
Fiber optic sensors, Biochemical sensors, HallEffect, Photoemissive,
Photo Diode/ Photo Transistor, Photovoltaic, LVDT, Strain Gauge Digital
transducers: Principle, Construction, Encoders, Absolute and incremental
encoders, Silicon micro transducers.
Signal Conditioning: Operational Amplifiers: application in instrumentation, Charge
amplifier, Carrier amplifier, Introduction to active filters, Classification,
Butterworth, Chebyshev, Couir
filters, First order, Second order and higher order filters, Voltage to
frequency and frequency to voltage converters.
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