MTH206 Engineering Measurements and Experiments

Code MTH206
Name Engineering Measurements and Experiments
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Academic staff Vitālijs Beresņevičs, Ivans Griņevičs, Vladislavs Jevstigņejevs
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Experimental investigations in engineering. Methods and technical means for measuring physical and mechanical properties of materials (metals, composites). Measurements of dynamical parameters of mechanisms and structures (vibration, noise, temperature, pressure, flow, matter structure, concentration, force, velocity, acceleration). Types of experiments and plans. Automation of experimental investigations. Identification experiments. Methods for computer analysis and mathematical processing of experimental data..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The goal of the course is to provide students with the skill to perform engineering measurements and experimentation. Students will obtain a competence to evaluate the accuracy and validity of experimental data.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Ability to explain main principles of methods, applied for measuring mechanical parameters of objects. - Examination test: the core principle of a specific measuring method.
Ability to use technical means and devices for measuring the mechanical parameters - Laboratory work: practical application of measuring device
Ability to analyze results of measurements and evaluate measuring errors - Examination test on methods for evaluation of measuring errors; Laboratory work - error evaluation in laboratory measurements
Ability to do technical measurements and experiments without assistance - Laboratory work: organizing of experimentation on laboratory installation
Course prerequisites Mechanics, physics, mathematics

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