Instrumentation and Measurements Lab

Lab in charge:

  • Faculty: Dr. Deepak S.
  • Technical Staff: Ms. Rajula S

Details of Labs conducted: 

  • AEL204 – TRANSDUCERS AND MEASUREMENTS LAB – S4 AEI
  • AEL331 – ANALOG INTEGRATED CIRCUITS & INSTRUMENTATION LAB – S5 AEI

AEL204 – TRANSDUCERS AND MEASUREMENTS LAB

This course aims to:

  • Familiarize the students with various types of sensors and transducers
  • Enable students to select and design suitable instruments to meet requirements of various industrial applications

LIST OF EXPERIMENTS:

Part A (At least 8 experiments are mandatory)

1. Determination of characteristics of optical transducers using LDR
2. Determination of characteristics of LVDT
3. Measurement of strain and load using strain gauge
4. Level measurement using capacitive/resistive transducer
5. Determination of characteristics of RTD
6. Determination of characteristics of thermocouple
7. Determination of characteristics of thermistor
8. Determination of pressure using strain gauge/piezoelectric pickup
9. Determination of sound pressure level using sound level meter
10. Calibration of pressure gauge using dead weight tester
11. Measurement of speed using photoelectric pickup
12. Measurement of speed using stroboscope
13. Determination of characteristics of hall effect transducer
14. Measurement of displacement using inductive transducer
15. Determination of characteristics of capacitive displacement transducer
16. Pressure measurement using U-tube manometer
17. Study of loading effect in potentiometer
18. Measurement of frequency and phase using Lissajous figures

Part B (At least 4 experiments are mandatory)

Experiments (1-4) shall be done using python/Labview-Aurdino interface

1. Measurement of temperature
2. Measurement of level in water tank
3. Measurement of pressure
4. Wind velocity measurement
5. Measurement of humidity
6. Simulation of Wheatstone bridge using Labview
7. Simulation of Anderson’s bridge using Labview
8. Simulation of Maxwell’s inductance bridge and Maxwell’s inductance capacitance bridge using Labview

AEL331 – ANALOG INTEGRATED CIRCUITS & INSTRUMENTATION LAB

This course aims to:

  • To understand the working principle of various transducers and their application in engineering

LIST OF EXPERIMENTS:

1 Determination of the characteristics of LVDT
2 Determination of characteristics of temperature sensor (AD590).
3 Determination of the characteristics of thermocouple.
4 Determination of the characteristics of RTD
5 Determination of the characteristics of optical transducers using LDR.
6 Measurement of pressure using piezoelectric pick up.
7 Measurement of strain and load using strain gauges.
8 Level measurement using capacitive transducer