Assignment No .: 1

Assignment No .: 1
Chapter 1 - Introduction & Significance of Measurement
Q.1 ) What is measurement? Give significance of measurement.
Q.2) Give complete classification of instruments.
Q.3 ) Define the following :(a) Range
(b) Span
(c) Accuracy
(d) Precision
(e) Reliability
(f) Calibration
(g) Hysteresis
(h) Dead zone
(i) Drift
(j) Sensitivity
(k) Threshold
(l) Resolution
(l) Repeatability
(m) Reproducibility
(n) Linearity
Q. 4) Define the following dynamic characteristics :(a) Speed of response
(b) Fidelity
(c) Dynamic error
(d) Overshoot
Q. 5) Define error. Classify the errors & explain any two types of errors.
Q. 6) Define transducer. State the classification of transducer.
Q. 7) Explain the working principle of Capacitive transducer with neat sketch.
Q. 8) Give the classification of photoelectric transducer.& explain any one of them with neat
Q. 9) A temperature transducer has a range of 0 0c to 100 0c & an accuracy of 0.5 %of full scale
value. Find the error in readings of 55 0c.
Q. 10) A dead zone of a certain pyrometer is 0.0150 % of span. The calibration range is 450 0c to
900 0c. What temperature change must be occur before it is detected?
Q. 11) A flow meter working on thermal principles has a guaranteed accuracy of ±5% of full
scale reading of 5 × 10
m3/s. The flow measured by this meter is 2.5 × 10
the limiting error in percent.
m3/s. Calculate
Assignment No .: 2
Chapter 2 - Displacement & Pressure measurement
Q.1) Draw neat sketch of Linear Potentiometer for displacement measurement & explain its
working & give applications.
Q.2) Explain with sketch , principle & working of LVDT.
Q.3) Draw the neat sketch of RVDT & explain its working & state its any two applications.
Q.4) State the types of pressure measurement gauges.
Q.5) Explain the McLeod gauge with neat sketch.
Q.6) State the working principle of Pirani Gauge with neat sketch.
Q.7) Give types of high pressure mechanical type gauge & explain any one of them.
Q.8) Give types of High Pressure Electrical type gauge & explain any one of them.
Assignment No .: 3
Chapter 3 - Temperature measurement
Q.1) Explain with neat sketch Liquid in glass thermometer. Name different thermometric fluid
used in it. Give advantages & disadvantages of it.
Q.2) Explain with neat sketch Bimetallic thermometer. Also mention its advantages &
Q.3) With the help of neat diagram explain the construction & working principle of any one
pressure thermometer.
Q.4) Explain with neat sketch Platinum Resistance Thermometer (RTD). & also give
advantages & disadvantages.
Q.5) A PT 100 thermometer has resistance 100 Ω at 250c. Determine its resistance at 650c. Also
determine its temperature if it has resistance 150 Ω. Assume its resistance temperature
coefficient 0.00392 per0c.
Q.6) State the laws of “Intermediate temperature” & “Intermediate metal” with neat sketch.
Q.7) State the working principle of “Optical Pyrometer” with neat sketch.
Assignment No .: 4
Chapter 4 - Flow measurement
Q.1) What is flow? Give classification of flow transducer.
Q.2) Draw the neat sketch of Rotameter & explain its working. Give advantages & disadvantages
of it.
Q.3) With the help of Hot wire bridge circuit, explain the working of Hot wire Anemometer in
constant current mode & constant temperature mode.
Q.4) Explain with neat sketch Electromagnetic flowmeter.
Q.5) Explain the working of Ultrasonic flow meter with neat sketch.
Q.6) Explain Vortex Shedding Flow meter. & Give advantages & disadvantages of it.
Assignment No .: 5
Chapter 5 - Miscellaneous measurement
Q.1) List different methods used for Humidity & Moisture measurement.
Q.2) Explain Eddy Current Dynamometer with the help of neat diagram.
Q.3) Name the different devices used for Liquid Level measurement .Explain with neat sketch
Shaft & Float gauge.
Q.4) Where does Psychrometer find its applications? How it differ from Hygrometer?
Q.5) Explain with neat sketch working of Strain Gauge Transmission Dynamometer used for
measurement of power.
Q.6) Explain the operation of Purge system used for liquid level measurement.
Q.7) State the advantages & disadvantages of “ Sight Glass Method” for liquid level
Assignment No .: 6
Chapter 6 - Control Systems
Q.1) Define control system & what are the types of control system?
Q.2) Explain Closed Loop control System with suitable example.
Q.3) Compare Open Loop & Closed Loop Control System.
Q.4) Compare Pneumatic & Hydraulic Control system.
Q.5) Explain Automatic Control System with suitable example.
Q.6) List different modes of Control action & describe proportional control action.
Q.7) Draw block diagram of Servo mechanism & explain Servomechanism.
Q.8) Explain Feed Forward system with diagram.