Course Description

Course Name

Experimental Methods

Session: VCPS3122

Hours & Credits

12 Contact Hours

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course outline: This course aims to develop an advanced understanding of experimental methods. Topics include: Terminology, standards, data analysis, uncertainty. Dimensional Analysis. Displacement, strain, pressure, flow and temperature measurements. Classical flow visualization techniques using electrical measurement techniques; and non- destructive evaluation techniques.

DP requirements: Attend all practical sessions and submit, within seven days of the session, if required, a written report; write the class test; pass the final examination; satisfactorily achieve each of the ECSA ELO?s associated with the course.

Assessment: Class test 10%; Laboratory/practical reports 20%; Examination 70%.

*Course content subject to change