MT8512 Sensors and Instrumentation Laboratory

MT8512 Sensors and Instrumentation Laboratory
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LIST OF EXPERIMENTS

  1. Design and testing of Digital Comparator
  2. Design and testing of Voltage to frequency converter and frequency to voltage converter.
  3. Design and testing of sample and hold circuit.
  4. Design and testing of Flash type Analog to Digital Converters.
  5. Design and testing of instrumentation amplifier using OP-AMP.
  6. Displacement measurement using potentiometer and LVDT and plotting the characteristic curves.
  7. Study of Characteristics and calibration of strain gauge and Load Cell
    a. Measurement of strain using resistive type strain gauges with temperature compensation and various bridge configurations.
  8. Temperature measurement using Thermocouple, Thermistor and RTD and comparing the characteristics.
  9. Comparison of capacitive and resistive type transducer for humidity measurement with their characteristics.
  10. Measurement of sound using microphones and sound level meter.
  11. Conversation of time domain audio signal into frequency domain signal (FFT).
  12. Measurements of 3 phase power and power factor.

OUTCOMES

Upon Completion of the course the students will be able to:

CO1: Generate appropriate design procedure, suitable for signal conversion to interface with
computer.
CO2: Design appropriate circuits by using conventional formulas used in signal conditioning and conversion.
CO3: Implement their design in bread board and test it.
CO4: Generate appropriate design procedure to obtain a required measurement data for temperature, force, humidity, displacement and sound.
CO5: Log the data in computer using LABVIEW/ MATLAB/PSILAB.
CO6: Present data in a clear and meaningful manner.
CO7: Use transducers to create simple Mechatronics applications using data logging software.

EQUIPMENTS FOR A BATCH OF 30 STUDENTS

S.NO NAME OF THE EQUIPMENT Qty
1. Digital Signal Oscilloscope 6
2. Function Generator 5
3. Breadboard 10
4. Regulated Power supply 6
5. LVDT 1
6. Thermistor 1
7. Thermocouple 1
8. RTD 1
9. Load cell setup 1
10. 4 Channel data acquisition system for strain gauge 1
11. Sound level meter 1
12. Computer with LABVIEW/ MATLAB/SCILAB 1
13. Prony brake dynamometer 1
14. Hygrometer 1