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2014 JEE508 Signal Conditioning, Data Acquisition and Data Analysis

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Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
JEE508 L L

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 L On Campus 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Spring L On Campus Offering in L 16-NOV-2014 17-NOV-2014 21-NOV-2014 21-NOV-2014

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.

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This unit is specifically designed for graduates requiring a rigorous yet applied and functional knowledge of signal conditioning and data acquistion appropriate for experiments carried out in the maritime field. The subject matter has been designed around the specific problems encounted using the suite of testing facilities of the National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics. However, upon successful completion and retention of the knowledge gained within this unit the student will be able to transfer the methods to other testing environments. The intensive learning sessions begin with learning activities on transducer technologies for pressure, force, strain, acceleration and flow measurements. Topics on signal conditioning and data acquisition then lead on to filter deisgn. Post- processing of data is covered in the final 2.5 days with specific reference to the hardware already introduced. For all aspects of the course students are exposed to global resources available for such work from the lecturer's experiences of conducting experiments in a number of world renowned facilities.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: Student driven assignment 50%, Lecturer driven assignment 40%, Class Test 10%

TEACHING PATTERN: 5x 4.5 hour days of intensive teaching

Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - L
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - L
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
About Flexible Study Options

Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Information about any textbook requirements for Semester (Spring) will be available from mid July 2014

STAFF: Dr Jonathan R. Binns, Dr Hung Nguyen

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