Course syllabus

Industriell mätning och styrning
Measurement Systems for Control

EIEF40, 9 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2021/22
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED E
Date of Decision: 2021-04-22

General Information

Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


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.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

individually be able to

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

individually och with access to component data be able to

as a team member 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.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Laboratory work, project and written exam.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0117. Name: Laborations and Project.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Approved laborations and project. Contents: Laborations and written project report.
Code: 0217. Name: Industrial Measurement and Control.
Credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: The marks of the written exam are U, 3, 4, 5. Contents: Written course exam.


Assumed prior knowledge: MIE012/EIEF35 Electrical Engineering, basic course (M) ETE115/EITF90 Electromagnetics and Electronics(F) ESS010/EITA35 Elektronics or ESSF01 Analogue Circuits(E).
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Associate Professor Gunnar Lindstedt,
Course homepage:
Further information: It is required approximately 100 hours of self study time, mainly to complete the project part of the course.