Course Code: EA2106 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Electronic engineering and telecommunications • Field of study: Applied Electronics
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English, German
Erasmus Language of instruction: English, German
Name of lecturer: Adrian Alexandru Tulbure
Seminar tutor: Paula Stoica
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

- Objectives of the course consist of the knowledge concerning the fundamental methods used in electronic and telecommunication measurement modern technology
-The course focuses especially on getting the technical skills for choosing and using the right electronic measurement instruments
- The course is dedicated for understanding the working mode and principles of the devices and for achieved data analysis
- The practica s dedicated to share technical measurement skills
- describing the operation of the devices and the fundamental procedures for measurement of electric quantities

Course Entry Requirements:

Fundamentals of electric and electronic circuits, technical measurement skills.

Course contents:

• I. Fundamental concepts in metrology - 2:00h (fundamental and derived units, measurement procedures, propagation of errors). • II. Operational amplifier: inverting and non-inverting connection, feedback, comparator – 2h (symbol, diagrams, mathematical model, particularities) • III. Electronic instruments - 2h (analog voltmeter, digital voltmeter, electronic ammeter, clamp meter) • IV. Cathode-ray oscilloscope -2h (block diagram, cathode-ray diagram, operation and structure of the electron gun, deflection system, analog storage oscilloscope, oscilloscope accessories, performance, trends) • V. Oscilloscope input channel, timebase – 2h (Y-axis channel structure, attenuation / amplification, structure and working of the timebase, types of sweep: continuous running and triggered, synchronization) • VI. Signal generator, assembly, performance - 2h (working principles, block diagrams, distortions, pulse generators, function generators) • VII. Logic analyzers - 2h (analyzer setup and programming, spectral analysis instruments, 10MHz Spectrum analyzer, spectral visualization methods)

Teaching methods:

Technical presentation and meeting with experimental exemplification.

Learning outcomes:

- describing the operation of the devices and the electronic circuits and the fundamental procedures for measurement of electric quantities; - usage of electronic instruments and specific methods for the description and evaluation of the performance of some electronic circuits and systems; - time domain and spectral signal description; - explanation and interpretation of the signal acquisition and processing methods.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Theoretical – 66.6%; experimental – 33.3%.

Recommended reading:

• Antoniu M, Măsurări electronice vol. 1, 2 şi 3., Editura Satya, iasi, 2001, 200.
• I.G. Tarnovan, Metrologie electrica si Instrumentatie, Ed. Mediamira, Buc., 2003, 200.
Siemens AG, C167 Derivatives.TriCore Microcontrollers 16-32 Bit Microcontrollers, Siemens, Munchen, 2005, 300.
A. Tulbure si colab, Indrumator de laborator-Masurari electrice si electronice, Didactica, ALBA IULIA, 2013, 120.
5. A.Tulbure & D.Cioflica, ElectroProbleme, Aeternitas, ALBA IULIA, 2015, 220.