Courses Catalogue

Electronics And Instrumentation

COURSE CODE: PHY3203
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Physics BSc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Natural and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

This course begins with a review of circuit theory and then develops the principles and applications of analog and digital electronic devices and circuits.

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

 

This course is electronics based course dealing with measurements and instrumentation designed for students in physics, electronics, electrical and electronics engineering and allied disciplines. It is a theory course based on the use of electrical and electronics instruments for measurements

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

§  introduce different types of electronic voltmeters and their applications.

§  provide knowledge on various types of cathode ray oscilloscopes, their applications and different types of signal analyzers.

§  introduce different types of waveform generators and analyzers and their applications.

§  educate on virtual instrumentation, its applications, programming and DAQ cards and modules.

§  give exposure to telemetry, modulation techniques and multiplexing.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

A student completing the course is expected to:

§  Develop ability to analyze Instrumentation systems and their applications to various industries.

§  Examine the operation of various instrumentation transducers