FYBSC0003 Fundamentals of measurement

Institute of physics in Opava
winter 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. Ing. Petr Habrman, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Petr Habrman, CSc.
Institute of physics in Opava
Timetable of Seminar Groups
FYBSC0003/A: Wed 13:05–14:40 B1, P. Habrman
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
This course provides theoretical and practical preparation for all prescribed lab experiments and is focused on the development of basic laboratory skills and experimental data analysis techniques.
Learning outcomes
A graduate is able to evaluate experimental data and write a lab report.
  • Physical quantities and units. The International System of Units SI.
    Physical measurements, its phases and methods.
    ČSN, EN, ISO norms. Legal Metrology Act.
    Uncertainties of measurement. Type A and type B evaluation of uncertainty.
    Measurements in the laboratory. Organization of work and safety regulations.
    Measurement protocol.
    Guidelines for the presentation of experimental results.
    Interpolation, extrapolation. Statistical tests.
    Measurement of basic physical quantities.
    Methods of measurement of electrical quantities.
    Properties of analog and digital measuring instruments.
    recommended literature
  • HAASZ V., SEDLÁČEK M. Elektrická měření. Přístroje a metody. ČVUT Praha, 2005. ISBN 80-01-02731-7. info
  • MLČOCH J. Úvod do fyzikálního měření. UP Olomouc, 2001. ISBN 80-244-0232-7. info
  • FEDERÁLNY ÚRAD PRE NORMALIZÁCIU A MERANIE. TPM 0051-93. Stanovenie neistôt pri meraniach 1. a 2. diel. ČSMÚ Bratislava, 1993. info
Teaching methods
Interactive lecture.
Lecture supplemented by discussion.
Assessment methods
Course credit
- attendance is mandatory
- the condition for obtaining the credit is the submission of the final project with a written protocol approved by the lecturer.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms winter 2020, winter 2021, winter 2022.
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