TFY4190 - Instrumentation


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 50/100
School exam 50/100 4 hours 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

Knowledge. The candidate should have knowledge of:- Computer assisted measurement techniques including control of instruments, measurement equipment and data acquisition.Skills. The candidate should be able to:- Estimate shortcomings which are imposed on experiments from data acquisition equipment.General know how. The candidate should be able to:- Independently plan, carry out and report from experiments. The laboratory experiments should enable the candidate to use computers in applications of measurement techniques.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and calculation exercises. Fundamental laboratory exercises and laboratory project work. Expected work load in the course is 225 hours.

Further on evaluation

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

Course materials

To be announced at semester start.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIF4037 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Physics
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Physics


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 50/100 C INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 50/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Summer UTS School exam 50/100 C INSPERA
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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