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Metrology and Control Eingineering + Lab

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Metrology and Control Eingineering + Lab
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023
Module code: DFBME-418
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
P610-0632, P610-0633
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
3V+1LU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (50%,), lab (50%)

[updated 30.10.2023]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

DFBME-418 (P610-0632, P610-0633) Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023 , semester 4, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Heinze
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Heinze

[updated 14.09.2023]
Learning outcomes:
In this module, students will acquire basic knowledge in the field of conventional metrology and control technology and understand how to implement basic functional setups. They will be familiar in particular with measuring methods for measuring displacement, strain, force, accelerations, rotational speed, torque, pressure, flow rate, temperature, current, voltage, resistances and will be able to assess their properties and set up and operate said measuring equipment independently.
Students will be proficient in the practical selection of controllers and their settings. They will be familiar with the design and setting of control loops.

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Module content:
Principles of metrology
- Fundamental requirements
- Units
- Measuring systems
- Measurement errors
Components of measuring equipment
- Sensors
- Devices for converting measured variables
- Devices for processing measured variables
- Devices for the output of measured variables
- Devices for storing measured variables
Measurement methods
- Measuring mechanical quantities
- Flow rate measurement
- Measuring thermal quantities
Introduction to the principles and basic concepts of control engineering
Control system elements and signal flow diagrams
The static and dynamic behavior of control loops, command and disturbance transfer behavior
Design, adjustment and optimization of controllers in the time domain Setting control loops according to Ziegler-Nicols, Chiens, Hrones, Reswick

[updated 30.10.2023]
Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture with integrated exercises, lab experiments in small groups

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Recommended or required reading:
Taschenbuch der Messtechnik, Jörg Hoffmann, ISBN: 9783446409934
Meßtechnik an Maschinen und Anlagen, Heinz Stetter (Hrsg.), ISBN: 9783519063261
Grundriss der praktischen Regelungstechnik, Samal et al.  ISBN: 9783486236354

[updated 30.10.2023]
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