spring 2022
ELE-3612 Instrumentation and Measuring Systems - 5 ECTS

Last changed 19.01.2022

Application deadline

December 1st

Type of course

Can be taken as a single subject.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate Bachelor Engineering program with minimum 25 credits mathematics, 5 credits statistics, 7,5 credits physics

Application code: 9371

Course content

Description of Measurement and Instrumentation tasks in Electrical Power Conversion systems.

Mathematical modelling of static and dynamic operation of electronic measurement system elements.

Static and dynamic errors and accuracy in measurement systems.

Design with operation amplifiers. Analog filters.

Analog to digital and digital to analog conversion.

Sensors and transducer for light, flux, voltage, current, temperature, force, speed, position and acceleration measurements.


Objectives of the course


After finishing the course, the candidate has built knowledge on:

  • Fundamental principles of electronic measurement and signal condition in Electric Energy Conversion systems
  • Physical principles and characteristics of sensing elements
  • Signal and Noise in Measurement systems
  • Filter operation and tuning
  • Actuators.


After having followed the course, the candidate shall be able to:

  • Build Mathematical Models describing the behavior of instrumentation systems and their sub system components.
  • Specify, select components and design signal processing elements for electronic measurement in Electric Energy Conversion systems.
  • Integrate measuring elements into physical models.

General competence:

  • Develop ability to apply current techniques and tools, for model based design of signal condition circuits for Monitoring and Control of Electric Energy Conversion systems.

Language of instruction


Teaching methods


Individual assignments.

Lab exercises.


Courswork / Course requirements

4 laboratory exercises

Examination and assessment

A written school exam, 3 hours

A-F grading scale is given, where F is not passed.

A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course


  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: ELE-3612