IELET2112 - Applied instrumentation


This course is no longer taught and is only available for examination.

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Portfolio assessment 100/100

Course content

The course consists of two parts: 1) Introduction to sensor systems: Design of a general measuring system. Static characteristics. Measurement accuracy. Sensor Technologies. Analysis of measurement systems. 2) Practical instrumentation: Construction of complete instrumentation systems. Development of virtual instruments. Use of data acquisition devices (myDAQ), software (LabVIEW, Matlab).

Learning outcome

Knowledge: After completing the course the candidate should be able to

- have broad knowledge of all individual elements of a typical instrumentation system

- describe the construction of a general measurement system

- describe and interpret static characteristics

- explain the behavior and characteristics of selected sensors

Skills: After completing the course, students should be able to

- design measurement systems that meets specified requirements

- program data acquisition and data presentation

- master LabVIEW at the basic level General competence: After completing the course, students should be able to

- have insight into relevant issues within instrumentation

- evaluate specifications, design, construction, and operation of an instrumentation system

- be able to plan and carry out varied tasks and projects that extend over time, alone and as a participant in a group.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises and laboratory assignments.

Compulsory assignments

  • Labratory excersises

Further on evaluation

Mandatory work requirements: All of the laboratory work must be approved to be qualified for grading. The grade is calculated on basis of 3 project reports. Every report counts 33,33% for the end grade.

Deadlines will be set in collaboration with the students in the course.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Electrical Engineering (BIELEKTRO)

Required previous knowledge

Access to the course requires aregistration as bachelor's degree in engineering, electrical engineering, NTNU, Trondheim

Course materials

Given at semester start.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IELS3011 7.5 AUTUMN 2023
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Electronics and Telecommunications
  • Electrical Power Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Electronic Systems


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Portfolio assessment 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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