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Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Electrical Measurement and Electronic Instruments

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and NPTEL via Swayam


It is a core course for all UG Electrical Engineering students. The content of this course is also aligned to the syllabus for the GATE EE exam. The course has two halves: (1) Electrical Measurements (6 weeks): Working principle and Dynamics of different electro-mechanical instruments, ammeter, voltmeter, ohmmeter, wattmeter, energy meter, measurement of resistance and impedances, bridges and potentiometers, Instrument transformers. (2) Electronic Instruments (6 weeks): Differential amplifier, op-amp circuits, Analog DC and AC instruments, ADC and DAC, Digital instruments, function generator, oscilloscope Find details below INTENDED AUDIENCE: Mainly Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering Also interested students from Electronics, Physics and similar disciplines PREREQUISITES: Basic Principles of Electrical Engineering (Circuit Theory), Basic Digital and Analog ElectronicsINDUSTRY SUPPORT: Must for Power generation industry, Power distribution industry, Electronics industry Also highly required for Automotive industry, Rail industry, Aerospace industry, Telecommunications industry, Oil and gas industry, Construction industry, Defense industry, Marine industry, Materials and metals industry


Week 1: Module A1 : Measurement Error, Accuracy and Instrument grades , Module A2: Electromechanical instruments Week 2: Module A2: Electromechanical instruments (contd.) , Module A3 : Electromechanical ammeters, voltmeters and ohmmeters Week 3: Module A4 : Electromechanical wattmeter and energy meter Week 4: Module A5 : Resistance Measurement , Module A6 : Impedance Measurement: AC Bridges Week 5: Module A6 : Impedance Measurement: AC Bridges (contd.) , Module A7 : Potentiometers: DC and AC , Week 6: Module A8 : Instrument transformers: CT & PT , Module A9 :Magnetic Measurement Week 7: Module B1 : Analog Instrumentation Basics Week 8: Module B1 : Analog Instrumentation Basics(contd.) , Module B2 : Analog Instrumentation Week 9: Module B3 : Digital Instrumentation Basics Week 10: Module B4 : Digital Instrumentation Week 11: Module B5 : Signal and Function Generators Week 12: Module B6 : Oscilloscope and Electronic probes

Taught by

Avishek Chatterjee


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