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Applied Metrology

Module name (EN): Applied Metrology
Degree programme: Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: FT10
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 4
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
German
Assessment:
Written exam 120 min.

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
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FT10 Automotive Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 3, mandatory course
Workload:
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
None.
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Groh
Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Groh


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Learning outcomes:
In this course, students will acquire basic knowledge in the field of conventional measurement technology including the corresponding measurement setups and necessary equipment. After successfully comnpleting this course, they will be able to:
- name and assess measuring instruments and their components with regard to their construction, functions and performance characteristics and select them for their intended use.
- set up and calibrate measuring equipment independently.
- evaluate measurement results.
 


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Module content:
Lecture:
Principles of metrology
- Fundamental requirements
- Units
- Measuring systems
- Measurement errors
Components of measuring equipment
- Sensors
- Devices for converting measured variables
- Devices for processing measured variables
- Devices for the output of measured variables
- Devices for storing measured variables
Measurement methods
- Measuring mechanical quantities
- Flow rate measurement
- Measuring thermal quantities
- Measuring electrical quantities
 
Lab experiments:
- Calibrating measuring instruments, performing measurements and evaluating measurement results
- Preparing the practical application of the acquired knowledge in subsequent laboratory courses (6th semester)


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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture and lab experiments

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