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INP9086598, A.A. 2019/20

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Degree course Second cycle degree in
IN0520, Degree course structure A.Y. 2019/20, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ELECTRONIC MEASUREMENTS
Department of reference Department of Information Engineering
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge CLAUDIO NARDUZZI ING-INF/07

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ING-INF/07 Electric and Electronic Measurement Systems 9.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Laboratory 2.0 18 32.0 2
Lecture 7.0 54 121.0 No turn

Start of activities 30/09/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2019 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
1 A.A. 2019/2020 01/10/2019 15/03/2021 NARDUZZI CLAUDIO (Presidente)
BERTOCCO MATTEO (Membro Effettivo)
GIORGI GIADA (Supplente)

Prerequisites: Knowledge of the basics of electric network theory and of fundamental electronic circuits.
Knowledge and understanding of signals theory and of signal representation in the time domain and in the frequency domain
Target skills and knowledge: Essential features and operating principles of the main instrumentation types employed in electronics. Measurement methods for testing and characterising electronic devices and systems.
Examination methods: Written and oral test
Assessment criteria: Understanding of course topics.
Good knowledge of the characteristics and operating principles of instrumentation classes dealt with in the course.
Ability to analyse and apply personal judgement in problems related to measurement of electronic devices and systems.
Constructive participation in laboratory activities.
Course unit contents: Fundamentals of measurement
Signal analysis in the time domain: digital oscilloscopes, probes, time-domain reflectometry, measurement on digital links.
Signal analysis in the frequency domain: scanning spectrum analysers, vector signal analysers.
Programmable and distributed measurement systems: realization, software environments, protocols and standards.
Measurement of time-frequency and electrical quantitates.
Radio-frequency measurement.
Measurement in digital devices.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Classroom lectures (52 hours)
Laboratory lectures (20 hours)
Additional notes about suggested reading: - C. Narduzzi, Dispense di Misure elettroniche, Padova, Ed. Libreria Progetto
(in Italian)

English-language support material and the "Guide to laboratory exercises" (in Italian) are available on-line from the course web page at:
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • A. Ferrero, D. Petri, M. Carbone, M. Catelani (a cura di), Modern Measurements -- Fundamentals and Applications. --: Wiley / IEEE Press, 2015. Cerca nel catalogo
  • L. Schnell (a cura di), Technology of electrical measurements. Chichester, etc.: Wiley, 1993. Cerca nel catalogo
  • --, Calibration: Philosophy in practice. Everett, WA: Fluke Corporation, 1994. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Laboratory

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • LabVIEW