Course detail

Measurement of Mechanical and Electrical Quantities

FSI-RV0Acad. year: 2019/2020

Measurement systems - classification and characteristics. Non-automated measurement systems. Procedure of automated, elements of automated measurement systems. RS 232 and IEEE 488 interface. Sensors for measurement.
Test and measurement software - basic requirements, description of the systems. Workplace for automation measurements - basic components.
Measurement program of examples.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Measurement system proposal and methods of elements selection.


Basic of Electrical Engineering, minimal knowledge of electrical machines and apparatus.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Matyáš,V.: Automatizace měření, ALFA Praha 1987
Kocourek, P.a kol.: číslicové měřicí systémy. ČVUT Praha 1994

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Exercises are focused on practical topics presented in lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Laboratory exercise attending and proceedings 30 points
Individual project 30 points
Final test 40 points

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


Measureement systems classification, procedure of automated. System elements - sensors, actuators, interface etc.
Measurement software presentation

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at practical training is obligatory.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B3A-P Bachelor's

    branch B-MET , 2. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, elective (voluntary)

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


Introduction - Measurement Systems
Contemporarary Measurement Systems Classification
Measurement Systems Compound with the Separate Units
Concentrate Measurement Systems
Software for Measurement and Presentation
LabView System
TestPoint System
Other Measurement Software
Measurement Errors
Sensors of the Measure Quantity
Proposal of the Measurement System
Measurement Programme
Measurement Duration
Example of the Measurement System Proposal

Computer-assisted exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


Assignment and organisation of individual work
Plan and methods of exercises
Automated measurement systems in laboratory FEKT - ÚVEE
Measurement methods for non-electrical quantities
Measurement methods for electrical values
Automated measurement of electrical and non-electrical parameters
Measurement of the induction machine - basic parameters
Measurement programme LabView examples
Measurement programme TestPoint examples
Measurement of temperatury parameters of electric machines
Automated measurement of DC - machines
Measurement of high-speed machine
Measurement control with help Internet
Final test