Precision measurement technology is not only essential to measure, evaluate and control the quality of industrial products, but also plays an important role in the field of research and development.
This course will focus on the following points regarding precision measurement technology.
1. Basic knowledge of precision measurement, International system of units (SI), measurement standard
2. Geometry, pressure, force, temperature, electrical measurement
3. Analysis of measurement data, signal processing
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) Understand measurement standards and metrics.
2) Understand principles and characteristics of various measurement methods or apparatuses.
3) Learn analyses and processes of measurement data and practice them.
This course corresponds to following study objectives.
6. Developmental expertise in mechanical engineering
7. Ability to make use of specialized knowledge to solve new problems and make creative proposals
|✔ Applicable||How instructors' work experience benefits the course|
|One of the lecturer has 12 years of experience working with the National Research Laboratory of Metrology of the MITI for developing national standards of nanometer length, precision measurement and calibration technology, with practical experience in mechanical measurement. The practices and research contents will be reflected in the lecture.|
International system of units (SI), measurement standards, geometric measurements, pressure, temperature, electricity measurements, data analyses, signal processing
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Students are given exercise problems etc. related to the lecture given that day as necessary in the end of each class.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Introduction, SI units, measurement standards (Hatsuzawa)||Understand SI units and measurement standards|
|Class 2||Errors, precision, uncertainty (Hatsuzawa)||Understand errors, precision and uncertainty|
|Class 3||Measurements of electricity (Hatsuzawa)||Understand measurement methods and priciples for electricity related quantity|
|Class 4||Measurements of surface property and geometry (Hara)||Understand measurement methods and principles for length and angle|
|Class 5||Measurements of length and angle (Hara)||angleUnderstand measurement methods and principles for surface property and geometry|
|Class 6||Measurements of pressures, force and temperature (Tadano)||Understand measurement methods and principles for pressures, force and temperature|
|Class 7||Data analyses and signal processing (Tadano)||Understand methods of data analyses and signal processing|
To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.
Distribute materials during class or upload to OCW.
Precise Measurement (1)，Yasuo Aoki，Corona Publishing (in Japanese)
Measurement Enginering, Ryosuke Suzuke, et al, Asakura Publishing (in Japanese)
Measurement Systems: Application and Design，Ernest O. Doebelin，Mcgraw-Hill College
Exercise problems (10%) and final exams(90%).