TFY4190 - Instrumentation


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Work 50/100
Written examination 50/100 C

Course content

Computer based measurement techniques: Interfacing, converters, sensors. Connecting measuring devices to computers. Computer lab: Graphical programming and virtual instrumentation and programming in LabVIEW. A selection of measurement and control assignments with the use of computers. Planning of experimental activities, data presentation, and reporting on experimental activities.

Learning outcome

The student should learn principles for and use of computer assisted measurement techniques with control of instruments, measuring devices and data acquisition. The student should be able to judge the limitations put on experiments by the laboratory equipment chosen. The student should independently be able to plan, conduct and report on experiments. The laboratory exercises should enable the student to independently utilize this in applications of measurement techniques.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and calculation exercises. Fundamental laboratory exercises and laboratory project work.

Compulsory assignments

  • Project work

Further on evaluation

The final grade is based on portfolio assessment. The portfolio includes written exam (50%) and works (50%). The evaluation of the different parts is given in %-points, while the entire portfolio is given passed/not passed. For a re-take of an examination, all assessments in the portfolio must be re-taken.

The re-sit examination (in August) may be changed from written to oral.

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.

Course materials

To be announced at semester start.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIF4037 7.5


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Spring ORD Work 50/100
Spring ORD Written examination 50/100 C
  • * 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.