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Electronic Measurements (ECTS: 9), Short Course

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Understand the meaning of a measure and it’s uncertainty. Know the main features of analog and digital measurement devices. Acquire knowledge on the programmable instruments.


Fundamentals of the modern measurement science and uncertainty theory. Basic principles of the electrical instruments and their correct management. Measurement methods of the main electrical quantities. Modern measurement systems based on programmable instrumentation and PC-based data acquisition.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    9 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Arabic
    • Italian
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Lesson n. 1: Fundamentals of measurement theory
  • Lesson n. 2: Electronic measurements: general aspects
  • Lesson n. 3: Metrological properties of measuring devices
  • Lesson n. 4: Measurement uncertainty: theoretical aspects
  • Lesson n. 5: Measurement uncertainty: application aspects
  • Lesson n. 6: Time domain: period and frequency measurements
  • Lesson n. 7: Time domain: time interval measurements
  • Lesson n. 8: Digital voltmeters: theoretical aspects
  • Lesson n. 9: Digital voltmeters: practical aspects
  • Lesson n. 10: AC voltmeters
  • Lesson n. 11: True rms voltmeters and multimeters
  • Lesson n. 12: Digital storage oscilloscopes
  • Lesson n. 13: Analog-to-digital converters
  • Lesson n. 14: DSO: memory, E.T. sampling and probes
  • Lesson n. 15: Measurements in frequency domain: general aspects
  • Lesson n. 16: Analog spectrum analysis
  • Lesson n. 17: Superetherodyne spectrum analyzer
  • Lesson n. 18: Digital spectrum analysis


                                  • Prof. Leopoldo Angrisani - Università di Napoli "Federico II" (Napoli - Italia)
                                  • Prof. Michele Vadursi - Università degli studi di Napoli "Parthenope" (Napoli - Italy)

                                  English Language Requirements

                                  This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

                                  General Requirements

                                  • to have a connection to the Internet. For optimum use an ADSL connection is suggested.
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                                  • to have installed on one's own system the software Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view materials in pdf format.

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