Complex Measurement Systems

Higher education teachers: Agrež Dušan

Higher education teachers: , Bojkovski Jovan

Higher education teachers: , Drnovšek Janko
Credits: 6
Semester: winter
Subject code: 64233

Subject description


Enrolment in 1. Year of postgraduate

Content (Syllabus outline):

  • common principles of complex measurement systems and measurability
  • basics of quantum metrology
  • signal adjustment and filtering in electronic measurement systems
  • floating measurements and guard
  • measurement accuracy, uncertainty and data processing
  • specific measurements (medicine, electrical safety, environment, energetics, ...)

Objectives and competences:

  • broaden knowledge about complex measurement systems and measurability (influence parameters, physical limits, ...)
  • using roadmaps to establish current state of the art in the field of quantum metrology
  • define requirements for data adjustment of signals (frequency, amplitude, power, ...)
  • optimal guarding of measurement systems, basic and advanced parameters of floating measurements
  • modern definitions of measurement uncertainty (simulation using Monte-Carlo method), data processing and presentation
  • key parameters in quality assurance in different fields (medicine, electrical safety, environment, energy), ...

Intended learning outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding: Advanced knowledge about complex measurement system, understanding quantum realization of basic physical quantities with emphasize on unit Kelvin, understanding signal conditioning and noise filtering, advanced methods for result presentation, understanding measurements in different fields like medicine, environment, ...

Learning and teaching methods:

  • Lectures,
  • seminars,
  • laboratory exercises

Study materials


  1. Drnovšek, J.; Bojkovski, J,: Kompleksni merilni sistemi, Ljubljana: Fakulteta za elektrotehniko 2012
  2. Lang, T.T: Computerized Instrumentation. New York: John Wiley & Sons Inc. 1991
  3. Carr, J.J.: Elements of Electronic Instrumentation and Measurement. 3. izdaja. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall. 1996
  4. Morris, A.S.: The essence of measurement. London, New York: Prentice-Hall. 1996
  5. Lang, T.T: Electronics of measuring systems. Chichester, New York: John Wiley & Sons Inc. 1994
  6. Bentley, J.P.: Principles of Measurement Systems. 3. izdaja. New York: John Wiley & Sons Inc. 1995
  7. Morris, A.S.: Measurement and Instrumentation Principles. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann. 2001
  8. Regtien, P.P.L.: Measurement Science for Engineers. London, Sterling: Kogan Page Science. 2004

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 1 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Robotics