TELE2011 - Applied instrumentation


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 5 hours HJELPEMIDD

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 e.g. for testing material properties. Development of virtual instruments. Use of data acquisition devices (myDAQ), software (LabVIEW, Matlab), and 3D printer.

Learning outcome

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
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

  • Øvinger

Further on evaluation

Mandatory work requirements: The exercises includes both traditional exercises and laboratory work. At least 75% of the exercises and all laboratory work must be approved to take the exam. Examination Aid: Certain, simple calculator: Casio FX-82ES PLUS, Casio FX-82EX, Citizen SR-270X, Citizen SR-270X College, Hewlett Packard HP30S. Other approved calculators: Casio FX9860GII, Casio FXCG20, Texas Instrument 84 Plus. Deferred Exam: August.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

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

Course materials

Given at semester start.

More on the course



Version: A
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Electronic Systems



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 HJELPEMIDD 2020-06-03 09:00
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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