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Swayam Central

Mechanical Measurement Systems

By Prof. Ravi Kumar   |   IIT Roorkee
This Course provides a simple understanding of the mechanical measurement systems and statistical analysis of experimental data. The course contains the generalized configuration and functional elements of measuring systems, static and dynamic characteristics of measuring instruments. The course also include the instrumentation for displacement, strain, velocity, force, toque, power, pressure, sound, flow and temperature measurement.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Mechanical Engineering and Professionals.
PREREQUISITES:          Nil
INDUSTRY SUPPORT:   All Mechanical Engineering industries involving instrumentation.


Learners enrolled: 688

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Core
Duration : 8 weeks
Start Date : 20 Jul 2020
End Date : 11 Sep 2020
Exam Date : 27 Sep 2020
Enrollment Ends : 27 Jul 2020
Category :
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
    This is an AICTE approved FDP course

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week-1 Basic concepts of measurement, functional elements of instruments, classification of measuring instruments, methods of correction for interfering and modifying inputs, static characteristics of measuring instruments

    Week-2 Static characteristics of measuring instruments, loading effect and impedance matching, statistical analysis, Chi-square test, least square method

    Week-3 Uncertainty analysis, problem solving, generalized model of a measuring system, zero and first order system, first order system- step response

    Week-4 First order system- ramp response, first order system- impulse response, first order system- frequency response, second order system- step response

    Week-5 Second order system- ramp response, second order system- impulse and frequency response, higher order systems, compensation, transducers

    Week-6 Transducers, flow measurement, temperature measurement 

    Week-7 Strain gauges, piezoelectric transducers pressure measurement, force and torque measurement, displacement and acceleration measurement

    Week-8 Sound measurement, thermophysical properties measurement, flow visualization, air pollution sampling and measurement, problem solving

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    Nil

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Prof. Ravi Kumar

    IIT Roorkee
    Dr. Ravi Kumar is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. He has been teaching thermal engineering courses in the Department and is actively involved in the research related with Solar Energy. He is a member of ASME, ASHRAE and IIFIIR.


    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    • The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
    • The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    • Date and Time of Exams:  27th September,2020, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
    Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
    • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
    • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

    CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE:
    • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 6 assignments out of the total 8 assignments given in the course. 
    • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
    • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. 
    • If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
    • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and  IIT Roorkee. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc
    • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

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