ELEC 7008 Instrumentation and Measurement (PG)

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 300515

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Description This subject covers topics associated with the measurement and presentation of physical parameters. A wide range of transducers are presented in detail, while instrumentation includes a detailed analysis of a multitude of analogue and digital circuits used to amplify, transmit, and display electrical signals. The application of these modules in modern measurement equipment is presented in details.

School Eng, Design & Built Env

Discipline Electronic Engineering

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject


Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program.

Assumed Knowledge

Instrumentation and Measurement (PG).

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Explain limitations of and apply a wide range of transducers
  2. Design and analyse systems used for process control
  3. Explain the techniques and trade-offs involved in A/D and D/A conversion
  4. Design and specify requirements for interfacing a large number of analogue signals to a digital controller
  5. Design complete instrumentation systems

Subject Content

Amplification techniques (signal conditioning)
Digital-to-analogue conversion
Analog-to-digital conversion
Digital devices


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Presentation 15 minutes 20 N Individual
Professional Task Four report submissions 80 N Individual

Teaching Periods

Autumn (2024)

Parramatta - Victoria Rd


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