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3513058 Measurement, scaling and instrumentation, 5 Cp 
Code 3513058  Validity 20.05.2010 -
Name Measurement, scaling and instrumentation  Abbreviation MeSca 
Credits5 Cp  Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject0951 Forestry 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
   
Organisation Forest Sciences (J) 

Teachers
Name
Petri Kärenlampi 

Study unit's general literature:
Author Title Year Obligatory library
     Willard, H., Merrit, L. & Dean J.  Instrumental methods of analysis   1988  Obligatory library
     Additional information p. 1-39, 97-117, 761-785.
     Young, H.D. & Freedman, R.A.  University Physics  2000  Obligatory library
     Additional information p. 593-619, 1053-1084.


Description
Learning outcomes 

The student will gain some knowledge regarding techniques and systems for measurement and instrumentation, and consequently the ability to understand and sketch principles for measurement applications.

 
Content 

Essentials: Measurements of volume, mass and moisture content. Instrumentation and signal processing. Spectroscopy, acoustics, thermography. Complementary knowledge: Calorimetry. Polarized light. Special knowledge: Phase retardation, diffraction.

 
Modes of study 

Lectures (24 h), exercises (60 h), literature and examinations (49 h).

 
Study materials 

Willard, H., Merrit, L. & Dean J. (1988) Instrumental methods of analysis , p. 1-39, 97-117, 761-785. .

Young, H.D. & Freedman, R.A. (2000) University Physics , p. 593-619, 1053-1084

 
Evaluation criteria 

0-5. Evaluation is based on the examination (75%) and weekly exercises (25%).

 
Teachers 

Professor of Forest Products Technology

 
Time 

Every other year, next time in the spring 2021. Four weeks of lectures in March and April.

 
Campus 

Joensuu, video connection to Kuopio

 
Further information 

The language of instruction for the course is English.

 


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Register J, K: Measurement, scaling and instrumentation  Lecture and exercise course  Petri Kärenlampi  22.03.21 -21.05.21

Future exams
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Registration ended Measurement, scaling and instrumentation  General examination  Petri Kärenlampi 
16.09.20wed 12.00-16.00
Registration not started Measurement, scaling and instrumentation  General examination  Petri Kärenlampi 
13.08.21fri 12.00-16.00