EAS301 Metrology

Code EAS301
Name Metrology
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Environmental Engineering and Management
Faculty Department of Environment and Energy Systems
Academic staff Claudio Rochas, Vladimirs Kirsanovs
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The study course „Metrology” will explain diffirent measurement methods and equipment, which are used to carry out monitoring in the field of energy and environmental protection. In this study course there are various laboratory works included, in which students have to assess, analyze and present results of made measurement. Part of this course is dedicated to legal metrology and standartization..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The aim of the course is to provide basic knowledge concerning physical-technical measurement of: • Temperature • Flow rates • Meteorological quantities • Flue gas concentrations • Electricity consumption This course focuses on the description and working principles of the methods, instruments and sensors. The course covers as well as data analysis and estimation of measurement uncertainty and error. Particular section of the course is dedicated at covering the basic aspects of legal metro
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Is able to understand important parameters in metrology, e.g., sensitivity error, measurement range, precision, accuracy, resolution, offset, linearity, hysteresis and response time - Ways of verification: laboratory works. Criteria: Depending on the task, ability to select best measurement method and equipment.
Is able to carry out and install simple data collection systems for monitoring projects in the field of environmental and energy engineering. - Ways of verification: laboratory works. Criteria: Ability to operate measurement data collecting systems.
Is able to process and assess the quality of measured data in the field of environmental and energy engineering. - Ways of verification: laboratory works, exam. Criteria: Ability to gather, classify, select measurement data and assess their representativeness.
Student has basic knowledge of legal metrology, in particular addressed to metering of electricity, heat, gas and water. - Ways of verification: laboratory works, exam. Criteria: ability to navigate in consumption accounting systems, to choose the best consumption accounting system depending on the task.
Course prerequisites English knowledge at least at B1 level. Basic knowledge in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Electrotechnics.

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