ECTS - Measurement and Instrumentation

Measurement and Instrumentation (ENE304) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Measurement and Instrumentation ENE304 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Experiment, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Cemal Merih ŞENGÖNÜL
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To emphasis experimental working in engineering. To teach the experimental analyze methods. Teach and familiarize Pressure, temperature, flow etc. physical quantities measurement, apparatus used and methods. Enlighten in the experimental design and necessary measurement of variant physical cases. To teach the processing and evaluating experimental data.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The importance of experimental working in engineering.
  • Get skills in experimental working, measurement, analysis of experimental data.
  • The knowledge of the measurement apparatus and how to use them in measuring variant physical quantities.
  • Get skills in design of an experiment for variant physical cases and measure the necessary quantities and process and analyze the collected data.
Course Content Importance of experiments in engineering, experimental methods, basic concepts, measurement and dynamic response; statistical analysis of experimental data, error types and error analysis, uncertainity, probability, chi-square test, least square methods, coefficient of correlation; measurement of basic electrical quantities, pressure, flow, tempera

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction and Basic Concepts Chapter 1-2
2 Analysis of Experimental Data Chapter 3
3 Analysis of Experimental Data Chapter 3
4 Basic Electrical Measurements and Sensing Devices Chapter 4
5 Displacement and Area Measurements Chapter 5
6 Pressure Measurement Chapter 6
7 Flow Measurement Chapter 7
8 The Measurement of Temperature Chapter 8
9 Midterm Exam
10 Thermal and Transport-Property Measurements Chapter 9
11 Thermal and Nuclear-Radiation Measurements Chapter 12
12 Air-Pollution Sampling and Measurement Chapter 13
13 Data Acquisition and Processing Chapter 14
14 Report Writing and Presentation Chapter 15
15 Design of Experiments Chapter 16
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Experimental Methods for Engineers, J. P. Holman, 7th Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2001
Other Sources 2. Introduction to Engineering Experimental, Anthony J. Wheeler and Ahmad R. Ganji, 3/E, 2010, Prentice Hall
3. Measurement and Instrumentation Principles, Alan S. Morris, 3rd Edition, Butterwort-Heinemann, 2001

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 7 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 9 110
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering. X
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data. X
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs. X
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams. X
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems. X
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. X
7 An ability to communicate effectively. X
8 The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context. X
9 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning. X
10 Knowledge of contemporary issues. X
11 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. X
12 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 15 2 30
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 7 2 14
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 12 24
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 126