Experimental methods 7.5 Credits

Experimentella metoder
First cycle, F0033T
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2014 Sp 1 - Present
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Syllabus established
The syllabus was established by the Department of Applied Physics and Mechanical Engineering 2007-02-28, and remains valid from autumn 2007.

Last revised
by Mats Näsström 14 Feb 2014

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G#
Experimental Mechanics
Subject group (SCB)
Engineering Physics

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry reguirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and Basic courses in physics, basic course in electronical engineering and solid mechanics.

More information about English language requirements


Selection B

Course Aim
The student should learn about techniques for the measurement of mechanical and thermal properties, and to increase skill in experimental work, report writing and oral presentation.

General about measuring techniques and error analysis. Measurement of properties like displacement, velocity, acceleration, force, strain, temperature, humidity, flow rate and pressure. Acquisition, analysis and presentation of measuring data.

Lectures, laboratory work and demonstrations in research laboratories. Project work in co-operation with research divisions and other courses.

Approved exercises and written reports. Alternative examination forms may occur.

Per Gren

Transition terms
The course F0033T is equal to MTM122

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2014 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
"Theory and Design for Mechanical Measurements" 5th edition, av Figliola Beasley, Wiley.

Course offered by
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics

0001Laboratory work7.5U G#

Study guidance
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