Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 9. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand. Optional for: I4, M4, M4me. Course coordinator: Gunnar Lindstedt,, och Bengt Simonsson,, Inst f ind elektrotekn o aut. Prerequisites: MIE012 Elektroteknikens grunder or ETI116 Grundkurs i elektronik or equivalent. Recommended prerequisits: Electrical Engineering, basic course (MIE012) or Electronics (ETI116), or equivalent. Assessment: Laboratory work, project and written exam. Parts: 2. Further information: It is required approximately 100 hours of self study time, mainly to complete the project part of the course. Home page:

The course will give an overview of the most important components which are used to build industrial measurement and control systems and the interaction between them. The course will also give the student the experience of planning, building, and testing a small system including sensors, actuators, and presentation units for a given problem of measurement and control.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

individually be able to

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

individually och with access to component data be able to

as a team memberĀ and with the debugging help from the supervisor be able to

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Logic algebra, gates, Karnaugh diagrams, flip-flops, sequential nets and PLC. Characteristics and performance of components and circuits. Sensors, methods for the measurement of non-electrical variables. Interfacing between the sensor and the measurement system. A/D and D/A converters. The micro processor as a component in systems for measurement and control. Measurement and control with micro processors or personal computers including data acquisition cards. Commercial programmes for measurement and control.

Compendium: Gunnar Lindstedt (2007), Measurement Systems for Control, IEA, LTH, Lund.


Code: 0104. Name: Laborations and Project.
Higher education credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Approved laborations and project. Contents: Laborations and written project report.

Code: 0204. Name: Industrial Measurement and Control.
Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: The marks of the written exam are U, 3, 4, 5. Contents: Written course exam.