Measuring technology

Structure Type: Course
Code: KL25AB25100
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 4.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Tupamäki, Ismo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
AUTE-2013SAUT   3 autumn   4.0   2015-08-01   2015-12-31  
AUTE-2014SAUT   3 autumn   4.0   2016-08-01   2016-12-31  
AUTE-2015SAUT   3 autumn   4.0   2017-08-01   2017-12-31  

Learning Outcomes

Students will be competent in making basic measurements safely and correctly. They will be able to determine and locate possible faults by interpreting the measuring results. They will take into account the impact of external interferences on measurement results. Students will learn about the characteristics of computer-based measuring devices and their possible uses in different applications.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 107 h
- of which scheduled studies 52 h
- of which self-access learning 55 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Electrica engineering


Types of electricity and how to measure them ** Instruments for measuring electricity (multimeters, oscilloscopes, RLC meters, analyzers, installation testers, PC meters) ** Measurements (currency, voltage, resistence, frequency) ** Measurement accuracy and factors contributing to disturbances ** Troubleshooting systems ** Measurements in the lab

Recommended or Required Reading

Pekka Wallin, Sähkömittaustekniikan perusteet,

Lecture material ** Lecture demonstrations ** Measuring devices in the laboratory ** Manufacturer instructions

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and measurements

Assessment Criteria

1 Student knows the basics of the course.
3 Student knows the contents of the course well.
5 Student knows the contents of the course well and can apply their knowledge in practice.

Assessment Methods

Exam and measurements