Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
180104002101MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUESCompulsory122
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
to teach measurement techniques practically and theoretically , introducing measurement apparatuses and, to teach how to use them, to teach the related terms to measurement , the types of measurement errors.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Muhammet Raci AYDIN
Learning Outcomes
1being able to define the meaning of Measurement and, to explain its significance in Engineering application.
2having knowledge of Measurement Standards
3Having knowledge of Measurement techniques
4being able to define measurement apparatuses and to choose required one corresponding to measurement scalars.
5being able to carry out the accuracy analysis for measurement and, to estimate the uncertainty analysis for a calculated parameters
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
no prerequisite
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Introduction to measurement techniques, the main terms: accuracy, uncertainty, sensitivity, SI unit system and fundamental units, measurement with a slide gauge and micrometer, their types, temperature , pressure, load measurement, flow meters, accuracy analyses.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Measuremet and its importance, types of measurement
2The terms related to Measurement techniques, SI unit systems and main dimensions
3Measurement apparatuses for length dimension
4Measurement apparatuses for length dimension (sliding gauge)
5Measurement apparatuses for length dimension (micrometer)
6Pressure Measurement
7First Exam
8the measurement of Temperature
9Flow meters
10Errors in Measurement and its analysis
11Errors in Measurement and its analysis
12Uncertainty Analysis
13Uncertainty Analysis
14Design of Experiments
15Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Holman, J.P. Experimental Methods for Engineers, 8 th Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2012. Genceli, O.F. Ölçme Tekniği, Birsen Yayınevi,
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11010
Final Examination11010
Attending Lectures14228
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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