Course syllabus T15-0059-B - Physical Measurement Techniques (TF - SS 2020/2021)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of Engineering
Course unit code: T15-0059-B
Course unit title:
Physical Measurement Techniques
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Semester: Quality and Safety in Production Technologies - bachelor (elective), 4. semester
Quality and Safety in Production Technologies - bachelor (elective), 4. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
During the semester will be measurement, processing and presentation of the laboratory seminar works per 40 points and the final writing exam per 60 points. Student can get grade A (excellent) after obtaining at least 93 points, grade B (very good) at least 86 points, grade C (good) at least 79 points, grade D (satisfactory) at least 72 points and grade E (sufficient) at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students acquire knowledge about basic modern laboratory techniques. Students are able to measure by basic physical laboratory methods, what they demonstrate by elaboration of written reports.
After completion of the subject the student is able to measure physical parameters, student is able to apply knowledge in practice, absolvent is able to choose the optimal measurement technique, analyse the measurement accuracy and interpret the measurement results.
Course contents:
Measurement of physical values. Determination of measurement uncertainties. Conductance and dielectric methods of moisture content measurement. Properties of liquids measurement. Measurement of liquids surface tension. Concentration of solutions measurement by optical methods. Density of liquids and solids measurement. Electronic measurement of temperature. Properties of gases measurement. Mechanical properties of biological material measurement. Methods: mass spectrometry, electron spectroscopy, spectral analysis, TDR - time domain reflectometry, GPR - ground penetrating radar, NIR - near infrared spectroscopy, Doppler vibrometry, ...
Recommended or required reading:
Dunca, J. a i.: Biofyzika, II. nezmenené vydanie, MF SPU, Nitra, 2003, 222s.
Keeves, J.P.: Educational Research, Methodology and Measurement: An International Handbook, 1988, 832 p.
Krempaský, J.: Fyzika, Alfa-SNTL, Praha, Bratislava, 1982, 757s.

Language of instruction:
the course is teaching in the summer, but also in the winter semester if at least 10 students register it.
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 2

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Name of lecturer(s): doc. RNDr. Zuzana Hlaváčová, CSc. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course)
doc. RNDr. Ľubomír Kubík, PhD. (instructor, lecturer)
Last modification: 5. 3. 2020
Supervisor: doc. RNDr. Zuzana Hlaváčová, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 03/05/2020.

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