Instrumentation 2

This module considers the important specifications of sensors and gives an overview of basic control theory. 555 timers and signal conditioning such as transistor circuits, amplifier circuits, A/D and D/A conversion are also are analysed.

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Applicants will be expected to hold a Level 5 National / Higher Certificate in Business, Science, Engineering or equivalent. Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant experience may also be considered through ATU Sligo’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.

Upon compeletion of this module learner will be able to:

1. Describe the concept of measurement and control systems, explain associated terminology, and perform calculations on actual systems

2. Design interfacing circuits to switch/drive a DC load, using a transistor

3. Design and complete calculations on signal conditioning circuits involving op−amps

4. Design timer circuits to provide timing pulses and delays, in mechatronics systems

5. Build, test and take measurements of signal conditioning circuits for sensors.

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Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

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