This course covers the fundamental principles of electronic instrumentation and computer-based Data Acquisition. Topics covered includes Active filters, Instrumentation amplifiers, the use of graphical software for the development of real-time data gathering, analysis and presentation using virtual instruments. Students will be introduced to sources and effects of errors, Op-amp based Instrumentation amplifiers & their applications, creation and use of Virtual Instruments using LabVIEW based graphical programming. Upon successful course completion, students will be able to build and test Instrumentation Amplifiers, virtual instruments to interface with various electronic circuits using sensors.
EET121 or EET223