Automatized and virtual measurement systems

Higher education teachers: Bojkovski Jovan

Higher education teachers: , Drnovšek Janko
Credits: 6
Semester: summer
Subject code: 64205

Subject description


Enrolment in 1. Year of postgraduate

Content (Syllabus outline):

  • structure of automatized and virtual measurement systems
  • quantization and analogue to digital conversion
  • communication interfaces
  • software and development tools for automation of measurements
  • hardware
  • software quality

Objectives and competences:

  • increase awareness and knowledge regarding software and elements for automation of measurement systems
  • serial and parallel interfaces (laboratory and industrial measurement processes)
  • requirements regarding digital signal processing in metrology
  • development tools for automation of measurements in industrial and research
  • modern virtual programming languages and their implementation
  • identify key parameters of quality assurance of software measurement equipment

Intended learning outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding: Advanced knowledge about automatized and virtual measurement system, understanding how virtual measuring systems are made using modern virtual programming languages, basic elements of software quality, ...

Learning and teaching methods:

  • Lectures,
  • seminars,
  • laboratory exercises

Study materials


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

Study in which the course is carried out

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