EI3353 Syllabus - Transducers Engineering - 2021 Regulation Anna University

EI3353 Syllabus - Transducers Engineering - 2021 Regulation Anna University

EI3353

TRANSDUCERS ENGINEERING

 LTPC

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
• To know the methods of measurement, classification of transducers and to analyze error.
• To understand the behavior of transducers under static and dynamic conditions and hence to model the transducer.
• Get exposed to different types of resistive transducers and their application areas.
• To acquire knowledge on capacitive and inductive transducers.
• To gain knowledge on variety of transducers and get introduced to MEMS and Smart transducers.

UNIT I

SCIENCE OF MEASUREMENTS AND CLASSIFICATION OF TRANSDUCERS (8+1SKIL)

9

Units and standards – Static calibration – Classification of errors, Limiting error and probable error – Error analysis – Statistical methods – Odds and uncertainty – Classification of transducers – Selection of transducers.

UNIT II

CHARACTERISTICS OF TRANSDUCERS (8+1 SKILL)

9

Static characteristics: - Accuracy, precision, resolution, sensitivity, linearity, span and range. Dynamic characteristics: Mathematical model of transducer, Zero, I and II order transducers, Response to impulse, step, ramp and sinusoidal inputs.


UNIT III

VARIABLE RESISTANCE TRANSDUCERS (8+1 SKILL)

9

Principle of operation, construction details, characteristics and applications of potentiometer, strain gauge, resistance thermometer, thermistor, hot-wire anemometer, piezo-resistive sensor and humidity sensor.

UNIT IV

VARIABLE INDUCTANCE AND CAPACITANCE TRANSDUCERS (8+1 SKILL)

9

Inductive transducers: – Principle of operation, construction details, characteristics and applications of LVDT, Induction potentiometer – variable reluctance transducers – Synchros – Microsyn – Principle of operation, construction details. Characteristics of Capacitive transducers – different types & signal conditioning – Applications: - capacitor microphone, capacitive pressure sensor, proximity sensor.

UNIT V

OTHER SENSORS AND TRANSDUCERS (8+1 SKILL)

9

Piezoelectric transducer – Hall Effect transducer – Magneto elastic sensor – Digital transducers – Fiber optic sensors -Smart Sensors - Film sensor, MEMS & Nano Sensors, LASER sensors - Environmental Monitoring sensors (Water Quality & Air pollution).

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

SKILL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES (Group Seminar/Mini Project/Assignment/Content Preparation / Quiz/ Surprise Test / Solving GATE questions/ etc)

5 PERIODS

1. Interpretation of Data Sheet of sensors with respect to their Static and Dynamic Characteristics.
2. Selection of Sensors for applications.
3. Familiarization of any one relevant software tool (MATLAB/ SCILAB/ LABVIEW/ Proteus/ Equivalent open source software).
4. Design and verification of simple signal conditioning circuit thro simulation.
5. Realization of signal conditioning circuit in hardware.
6. Introduction to other advanced sensors not covered in the above syllabus.

COURSE OUTCOMES: Students able to
CO1 Understand the working principles of various types of transducers (L2).
CO2 Gain knowledge on the application areas of different sensors (L2).
CO3 Select the right sensor/transducer for a given application (L3).
CO4 Determine the static and dynamic characteristics of transducers using software packages (L4)
CO5 Design simple signal conditioning circuits for the R,L and C type of sensors (L3).
CO6 Summarize the advanced sensor technologies and sensors for specific applications.(L2).

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Ernest O Doebelin, “Measurement Systems – Applications and Design”, Tata McGraw-Hill, 2019.
2. Patranabis D, “Sensors & Transducers”, 2nd Edition, PHI, New Delhi, 2011.
3. R. K. Jain, “Mechanical and Industrial measurements” Khanna Publishers, 2017

REFERENCES:
1. BelaG.Liptak Instrument Engineers' Handbook, Process Measurement and Analysis, 4th Edition, Vol. 1, ISA/CRC Press, 2003.
2. John Turner and Martyn Hill “Instrumentation for Engineers and Scientists”, Process Measurement and Analysis, 4thEdition, Vol. 1, ISA/CRC Press, 2003.
3. Richard Zurawski “Industrial Communication Technology Handbook”, 2ndedition, CRC Press, 2017.
4. NeubertH.K.P.Instrument Transducers – An Introduction to their Performance and Design Oxford University Press, Cambridge, 2003.

List of Open Source Software/ Learning website:
1. http://nptel.iitm.ac.in/courses.php
2. http://www.nptelvideos.in/2012/11/industrial-instrumentation.html
3. https://nptel.ac.in/content/storage2/courses/112103174/pdf/ mod2.pdf
4. https://instrumentationtools.com/tag/sensors-and-transducers-nptel- pdf
5. https://www.analog.com
6. https://electronics-tutorials.ws/io/io
7. https://www.cse.wustl.edu/~lu/cse521s/Slides/wirelesshart.pdf

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