70220092 (Electromagnetic Measurements Selection)

Course Name: Electromagnetic Measurements Selection

Course Number: 70220092

Program: Graduate program

Type: Elective

Credits: 2

Term Offered: Fall

Prerequisite(s): Physics, Linear Algebra, Computer Programming, Principles of Electric Circuits

Instructor(s): Wei Zhao

Textbook(s):

Tongyi Tang, Modern Electromagnetic Measurements, Measurement Press,1992.

Reference(s):

Tongyi Tang, Wei Zhao. Review and Prospect for the Technique of the Electrical Measurement and Instrumentation. Journal of Electrical Measurement and Instrumentation (in Chinese), 37(1):5-9+43, JAN 2000

Mingsong Shao, Wei Zhao, Songling Huang. Discussion on the Advanced Characters and Connotation Development of Intelligent Instruments. Journal of Electrical Measurement and Instrumentation (in Chinese), 46(9):1-5, SEP 2009.

Course Description:

The course focuses on modern electromagnetic measuring methods, which has become a popular topic not only in the field of measuring the electric quantity, but also in the field of measuring various non-electric quantities.

 

Course Objectives and Outcomes:

Numbers in brackets are linked to department educational outcomes.

1.Students would learn the history and techniques of the Electromagnetic Measurements. [1, 4,6] 

2.Students would learn the trends and techniques of the Electromagnetic measurements. [1, 3,8,11] 

3.Students would understand the importance of mathematics in the formation of the new electromagnetic measurement methods and techniques. [1, 3, 9,10,11]

4.Students would get familiar with the process of scientific research and theses writing. [5, 6, 7, 10, 11] 

5.Students would pick one specific area in the modern Electromagnetic Measurements. [1, 3,5]

Course Topics:

1.Brief introduction to the history of electromagnetic measuring methods and techniques 

2.Brief summary of the features of traditional electromagnetic measuring methods and techniques  

3.Brief introduction to modern electromagnetic measuring methods and techniques 

4.Application of computer-based measurement methods 

5.Application of computer-based measurement data collection methods 

6.Application of computer-based measurement data processing methods 

7.Basic principles of virtual instruments 

8.sensor principles

9.Selecting and researching a specific issue of interest in the electromagnetic measurements field

10.Seminar and comments on results of the thesis

11.Experiment(s): Numerical experiments, which is the entitled as projects as follows.

Project(s):

Error Analysis

 Understanding and utilizing data processing algorithms to solve basic measuring errors analysis problems 

Learning with LabVIEW 

Understanding and utilizing virtual instruments to solve supervised and unsupervised learning problems 

Term research project 

  Utilizing Computer-based measurement methods to solve engineering problems in students’ researches 

Course Assessment:

  There are two ways of assessment in this course.

  Type A:

One numerical experiment/project, 10 points

  An in-class presentation to test the understanding of the problem, 20 points

Quantity of thesis, 40 points

  Activeness in seminars and lectures, 10points

New ideas or creative views in the thesis, 20 points

 

  Type B:

  An in-class presentation to test the Understanding of the problem, 20 points

Quantity of thesis, 50 points

Activeness in seminars and lectures, 10points

New ideas or creative views in the thesis, 20 points