Faculty Profiles
AH-526: Instrumentation for SHP Station


Credits : 4

Contact Hours : Lecture : 3  Totuorial : 1  Practical : 2 per alternate

Industrial instrumentation, transducers and their applications; Instrumentation for power system, analog and digital instruments, principles of measurement of voltage, current and power; Electronic voltmeters for non-sinusoidal voltages, dc voltmeter, mechanical and electrical tachometer, altimeter; Current transformers and potential transformers;Digital instrumentation, technology of regulators, sensors and actuators, recorders, signal processing circuits, data acquisition system; Types of a.c. bridges, equation for bridge balance, measurement of self inductance, capacitance, mutual inductance and frequency; Case study of the instrumentation scheme used in small hydro power development;

List of Practicals :

i. To measure the voltage, current, power, resistance, inductance, capacitance and speed

Suggested Books :

i.     Doebelin, E. O., “Measurement Systems Application and Design”, 5th edition, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company.
ii.    Patranabis, D.,“Principles of Industrial Instrumentation”, 2nd edition, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company.
iii.   Oliver, B., “Electronic Measurements and Instrumentation”, 1st edition, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company.
iv.   BouwensA., “Digital Instrumentation”, 1st edition, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company.
v.    Beckwith, T.G., Marangoni, R.D. and Lienhard, J.H., “Mechanical Measurements”, 6th edition, Prentice Hall Publishers.
vi.   Sawhney, A.K., “A course in Electrical and Electronic Measurement and Instrumentation”, 11th edition, Dhanpat Rai and Sons Publishers.