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ELEC 105

The student will be able to able to explain common terms used in instrumentation systems; work with the SI and Imperial system of measurement for pressure and temperature; convert between the four temperature scales; describe the operation, applications and limitations of thermocouples, thermistors and RTD’s; install, connect and test thermocouples, thermistors and RTD’s; identify deformation elements of pressure measuring equipment; determine the accuracy of pressure measuring equipment; explain relationships between gauge and absolute pressure, and vacuum; explain the operation, construction and applications of typical industrial pressure sensors; identify ISA instrumentation symbols and draw basic process (P) and Instrumentation (I) diagrams for pressure and temperature devices; explain the operation of light and sound meters.