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ME 820 Advanced Instrumentation and Experimental Methods
Campus SMME
Programs PG
Session Fall Semester 2016
Course Title Advanced Instrumentation and Experimental Methods
Course Code ME 820
Credit Hours 3-0
Course Objectives Students are given knowledge of Computational and Experimental Methods which are used in real problems of engineering disciplines.
Detail Content Introduction to LabVIEW, Hooking the Computer up to the Real World, LabVIEW Environment, LabVIEW Foundation, Cluster, Arrays, Structures in LabVIEW, Graphs Charts and File I/O, Getting date In and Out of Computer, DAQ and Intrument Control in LabVIEW, Functions and Structures and Communication.

Transducers and Optical Techniques, Temperature, Pressure, Velocity , Species concentration, Vibration, Stress and strain, Lasers and laswer diagnostics, Computer Based data acquisition, digital I/O and counter/timers.

Frequency Analysis, Frequency content of signals , Fourier Series, Fourier transform and frequency spectrum, discrete Fourier transform , Sample rate and aliasings. Digital Filtering: Transform function, first and second order. Bode plots digital filters, difference equation, discretising continuous-time filters.
Text/Ref Books
  • Computational Methods and Experimental Measurements X, Y. VillacampaEsteve, G. M. Carlomagno and C. A. Brebbia, 2001.
  • LabVIEW for Everyone by Lisa K. Wells and Jeffrey Travis
  • Advanced LabVIEW Labs by John Essick (for DAQ Systems)
Time Schedule Fall Semester 2014
Faculty/Resource Person Dr Riaz Ahmad Mufti
PhD (University of Leeds) UK
Discipline: Mechanical Engineering
Specialisation: Automotive Engineering

Dr Aamir Mubashir
PhD, Loughborough University, UK
Discipline: Mechanical Engineering
Specialization:Advanced Mechanics of Materials