IP501320 - Experiment design and data analysis


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Report
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Rapport 100/100 1 semesters ALLE

Course content

Through the course the students will get acquainted with the lab facilities, especially with the towing tank, machinery lab and mechatronics lab. They will learn how to design an experiment, develop a measurement procedure and extract relevant information from the collected data.

-Experiment design/setup
-Measurement technology/sensor technology
-Data collecting and processing
-Stochastic methods
-Time series analysis
-Sensor fusion
-Presenting results

Learning outcome

Knowledge: After this course the student will:
-have basic knowledge on measurement technology
-know how to design experiments
-have knowledge on data analysis methods
-know how to use computational methods and stochastic methods

Skills: After completing this course, the student will be able to plan and conduct experiment in the lab and in the field. This includes data collection, data analysis and results reporting.

General Competence: After this course the student will have basic knowledge, practical experience to conduct experimental work and general problem solving skills in experimental work.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, lab work, exercises, project assignment.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory exercises

Further on evaluation

3 of 4 exercise reports have to be approved.

The final project report shall be handed in as the exam paper for final evaluation, and presented to the class at the end of the semester.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Lecture notes, tutorials, assignments and some recommended readings will be given provided.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: English

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Report

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Rapport 100/100 ALLE





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Rapport 100/100 ALLE
Room Building Number of candidates
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