Advanced Electronic Instrumentation


This module builds on the knowledge and skills developed in 2nd year Electronic Instrumentation, introducing the learner to more complex electronic systems and instrumentation, and fostering a critical approach to the performance and application of electronic devices in instrument systems.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Assess the operational characteristics, applications and limitations of electronic devices, circuits and instrument systems. Explain the operation of such entities and analyse their performance.

  2. Design, build and test electronic instrumentation systems for specified applications.

  3. Identify appropriate tests to analyse/predict the response of electronic devices and instrument systems to specified stimuli.

  4. Select appropriate analysis tools and techniques to diagnose electronic and instrument system faults.

  5. Conduct laboratory work in accordance with safe practice.

  6. Describe the operation and applications of a range of types of electronic devices.

% Coursework 60%
% Final Exam 40%