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Prof. T. Anjaneyulu

Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Powai, Mumbai 400 076
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Telephone : (91-22) 2576 7421 (Office)
                  (91-22) 2576 8421 (Residence)


Detailed Syllabus

Electrical Measurements

Standards of Measurement & Errors, Review of indicating and integrating instruments: Voltmeter, Ammeter, Wattmeter, Multimeter and Energy meter.

Measurement of Resistance, Inductance and Capacitance

Measurement of low, medium and high resistances, insulation resistance measurement, AC bridges for inductance and capacitance measurement.

Instrument Transformers

Current and Potential transfers, ratio and phase angle errors, design considerations and testing.

Electronic Measurements

Electronic voltmeter, multimeter, wattmeter & energy meter. Time, Frequency and phase angle measurements using CRO; Spectrum & Wave analyzer. Digital counter, frequency meter, voltmeter, multimeter and storage oscilloscope.


Transducers, classification & selection of transducers, strain gauges, inductive & capacitive transducers, piezoelectric and Hall-effect transducers, thermisters, thermocouples, photo-diodes & photo-transistors, encoder type digital transducers, signal conditioning and telemetry, basic concepts of smart sensors and application. Data Acquisition Systems.

Suggested Text Books & References

• Helfrick and Cooper, “Modern Electronic Instrumentation and Measurement
  Techniques”, Prentice-Hall of India, Reprint 1988.
• Jones, B.E., “Instrumentation Measurement and Feedback”, Tata McGraw-Hill, 1986.
• Golding, E.W., “Electrical Measurement and Measuring Instruments”, 3rd Edition, Sir
  Issac Pitman and Sons, 1960.
• Buckingham, H. and Price, E.N., “Principles of Electrical Measurements”, 1961.


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