Electronics and Computer Engineering

Measurement Engineering 1

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

  • Statistics, calibration, error propagation, Gaussian and Student's distribution
  • Measurement of direct quantities, principles of moving-coil meters and moving-iron meter
  • Measurement circuits (bridge circuit)
  • Resistance measurement, principle of voltage correct vs. current correct measurements
  • Digital data acquisition (errors), differences between digital and analog measurement instruments
  • Temperature measurement

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Learning outcomes

Graduates are able to carry out, evaluate and document basic tasks of measurement engineering.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools


  • Mühl: Einführung in die elektrische Messtechnik 

Mode of delivery

Integrated course, exercises 50%

Prerequisites and co-requisites

  • Fundamentals of Science 1
  • Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment