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ELEN210 - Engineering Instrumentation and Measurements

Course Details

Course Code: ELEN210 Course ID: 5188 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course will present important measurement techniques and instruments used in electrical engineering. An overview of the modern International System of Units (SI), including important units outside the SI standard will be discussed. Measurement errors, measurement uncertainty, and instrumentation limits on errors will be introduced as well as measurement elements such as resistors, capacitors, inductors, laboratory voltage sources, and analog measuring instruments. The course will also cover compensation measurement methods and introduce AC and DC calibration techniques. Additionally, the uses and testing methods of instrument transformers, operational amplifiers (opamps), and oscilloscopes will be presented. A description of the construction of the digital voltmeter and an overview of analog to digital converters will be provided. Finally, the course describes various measurement systems that students will use throughout the curriculum including the most popular sensors, signal conditioning, computer algorithms, and data acquisition hardware. (Prerequisites: MATH240 and SCIN234) NOTE: This course requires the student to purchase additional materials that are not covered by the book grant. Please refer to the Course Materials section for additional details.





Prerequisites

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
07/27/21 - 12/31/21 01/03/22 - 04/24/22 Winter 2022 Session A 16 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:Instrumentation and Measurement in Electrical Engineering - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781612335001
Publication Info:Lib
Author:Malaric
Unit Cost:$57.45
Book Title:NI Student Software Suite - free access provided inside the classroom; if DVD is needed, purchase instructions are available here: https://apus.libanswers.com/coursematerials/faq/239701 (DVD not covered by the APUS Book Grant)
ISBN:779252-3501
Publication Info:National Instruments
Author:National Instruments
Unit Cost:$63.00
Book Title:NI myRIO Starter Accessory Kit - this item is not covered by the APUS Book Grant; purchase instructions are available here: https://apus.libanswers.com/coursematerials/faq/239701
ISBN:783068-01
Publication Info:National Instruments
Author:National Instruments
Unit Cost:$139.00
Book Title:myParts Kit from Texas Instruments - this item is not covered by the APUS Book Grant; purchase instructions are available here: https://apus.libanswers.com/coursematerials/faq/239701
ISBN:783752-01
Publication Info:National Instruments
Author:National Instruments
Unit Cost:$89.00
Book Title:NI ELVIS III - this item is not covered by the APUS Book Grant - purchase instructions are available here: https://apus.libanswers.com/coursematerials/faq/239701
ISBN:785578-11
Publication Info:National Instruments
Author:NI
Unit Cost:$3,395.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.