DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
AE 528 INSTRUMENTATION IN AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING (2L+1P) I
To acquaint and equip with the concept of instrumentation and measuring devices in Agricultural Engineering
Basic concepts of measuring systems, generalized measuring systems, classification of instruments, performance characteristics, errors and uncertainties.
Stress analysis, different types of transducers, application of electrical strain gauges.
Advanced techniques of measurement of force, torque, power and pressure, fluid flow rates, temperature, calorific value etc.
Basic signal conditioning and monitoring devices, data acquisition system, data storage and their applications.
Identification of components of generalized measuring system, Calibration of instruments, Experiment on LVDT, strain gauge transducer, force, torque, power and pressure, fluid flow rates, temperature, calorific value, vibration measurement, Use of data loggers and data storage devices