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Mechanical Engineering (MECH)

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

MECH 4805 [0.5 credit]

Measurement and Data Systems

Experimental data, accuracy and uncertainty analysis. Analog systems. Sensors. Signal conditioning. Op-Amps, instrumentation amplifiers, charge amplifiers, filters. Digital techniques. Encoders, A/D D/A converters. Data acquisition using microcomputers. Hardware and software considerations. Interfacing. Applications to measurement of motion, strain, force/torque, pressure, fluid flow, temperature.
Precludes additional credit for Engineering ELEC 4805.
Prerequisites: STAT 3502, SYSC 3600 and ELEC 3605 or ELEC 2501.
Lectures three hours a week.

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