ARO 312 Lec 8 Instrumentation

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ARO 312 Lec 8 Instrumentation
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2014-06-09 16:26:04
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Lecture 8, jet engine instrumentation
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  1. A physical device that reports a measurement
    Sensor
  2. A sensor that converts a physical property to an electrical property
    Transducer
  3. Converts an electrical property to an electrical property
    Signal Conditioner
  4. The extent to which a measurement can be reported
    Resolution
  5. A numerical representation of how well an instrument performs
    Accuracy
  6. The numerical difference between the measurement and the actual value
    Error
  7. The amount by which a given measurement is uncertain

    -based on all components of the measuring system
    Uncertainty
  8. Temperature Sensors (3 examples)
    • Thermocouples (two different metals)
    • Resistance Thermal Device (RTD)
    • Platinum Resistance Thermometer (PRT)
  9. How much power (voltage and current) needed for the instrument to work
    Excitation
  10. Its input divided by its output (ex: volts/psi)
    Sensitivity
  11. Accuracy (sensor specification)
    How well does the instrument perform?
  12. How fast does it perform?
    Response
  13. Process of analyzing data from a given set of instruments without comparison to a known standard
    Characterization
  14. A comparison of two measurements, one from a 'standard', the other from 'the instrument under test'
    Calibration
  15. What is used to compute accuracy?
    Error Analysis
  16. What is uncertainty calculated from?
    component accuracies
  17. The computation of a generalized equation representing a given set of raw data
    Regression

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