Programme Athens November Session 2017

Course CTU1 - Metrology of Electrical Quantities

November 13th-17th, 2017 

Last update: June 6, 2017

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Responsible professor

Prof. Ing. Jaroslav Boháček, DrSc.


Participating assistant professors

Ing. Radek Sedláček, Ph.D.
Ing. Jan Kučera, Ph.D.
Ing. Martin Šimůnek
Ing. Jakub Svatoš, Ph.D. 

Lecture topics

1. Introduction. Measurement units and measurement standards. Quantum standards of voltage and resistance. Thompson-Lampard's capacitance standard. Resistors with calculable frequency performance. Transfer standards.
( click to download TOPIC 1 presentation).

2. Voltage and current inductive ratio devices and optimization of their metrological parameters.
(  click to download TOPIC 2 presentation).

3. Methods for precision measurement of dc current and dc voltage. Modern potentiometers. Measurement of voltage, power, and energy in the audio frequency range.
 click to download TOPIC 3 presentation).

4. Bridges for dc and AC measurements of resistance. Transformer and current-comparator-based capacitance bridges.

( click to download TOPIC 4 presentation).

Laboratory demonstrations

1. Thompson-Lampard's capacitance standard. [ click to download]
2. Frequency performance of resistance standard. [ click to download]
3. Calibration of capacitance box. [ click to download]

Visit to the Czech Metrology Institute (CMI, Radiová 3, Praque 10) 

Calibration of digital multimeters, QHE-based calibrations of resistance standards.
See CMI location on the map.

Time schedule

*two groups of students will be formed to attend the laboratory demonstrations)

Location ROOM T2: A3-318  at the faculty: block A3, 3rd floor (see red point at the map bellow)

T2: main entrance of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering