Course detail

Special Measurement Methods

FEKT-DTE1AOptional specializedDoctoral (3rd cycle)Acad. year: 2017/2018Winter semester1. year of study4  credits

General question of technical diagnostics. Insulating system diagnostic. The accuracy of electric measurement. Circuits for the processing of the measuring signal. Low level measurement. Methodology of air ion measurement. Diagnostics of the nanosecond rf power impulse. Special magnetic measurement. Technics application of magnetic measurement. Non-destructive defectoscopy of metallurgical and mechanical engineering products.
Electric impedance tomography. The principles of nuclear magnetic resonance. The principles of imaging based on magnetic resonance. Diagnostic possibility of MR. The principles of the basic measuring imaging sequences. MR experiment preparation. The program for processing, simulation, and control of MR experiment. MR tomograph electronic system. Generation of the defined gradient magnetic fields. Magnetic field of the MR tomograph. Tomographic imagings. Methods of magnetic field mapping based on MR imaging. Measuring methods of magnetic susceptibility. Nanostructure characterizing by macroscopic measurement.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Experience and knowledge of measurement methods and ability to develop od this methods.

Mode of delivery

90 % face-to-face, 10 % distance learning


The subject knowledge on the Master´s degree level is required.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

HÁJEK, K., SEDLÁČEK, J. Kmitočtové filtry. BEN- technická literatura. BEN- technická literatura. BEN- technická literatura Praha: BEN-technická literatura, Luboš Kubica, 2002. 536 s. ISBN: 80-7300-023- 7 (CS)
DOSTÁL, T., AXMAN, V. Elektrické filtry. Elektrické filtry. Brno: FEKT VUT, 2002. (CS)
DAVÍDEK,V., LAIPERT,M., VLČEK,M. Analogové a číslicové filtry. ČVUT,Praha 2000 (CS)
GHAUSI,M.S. LAKER,K.R. Modern filter design. Prentice Hall, New Jersey 1981 (EN)
DARYANANI,G. Principles of active network synthesis and design. John Willey and Sons, New York 1976 (EN)
Ripka,P.: Magnetic sensors and magnetometers, Artech House, Boston, London 2001 (EN)
Gopel,W., Hesse,J.,Zemel.J.N.: Sensors, vol.1-8, 1991, VCH, Weinheim (EN)
BLUMLICH, B. NMR imaging of materials. Oxford (England): Clarenton Press, 2000. ISBN 0-19-850683-X. (EN)
ERNST, R. R., BODENHAUSEN, G., WOKAUN, A. Principles of NMR in one and two dimensions. Oxford (England): Oxford Science Publishing, 1987. ISBN 0-198-55647-0 (EN)
VLAARDINGERBROEK, M. T., DEN BOER, J. A. 1999. Magnetic resonance imaging. Heidelberg (Germany): Springer-Verlag, 1999. ISBN 3-540-64877-1 (EN)
SLICHTER, C. P. Principles of magnetic resonance. Second revised and expanded edition, corrected second printing. Berlin (Germany): Springer-Verlag, 1980 (EN)
LIANG,Z., LAUTERBUR, P.C. Principles of magnetic resonance imaging – a signal processing perspective. New York (USA): IEEE Press, 2000. ISBN 0- 7803-4723-4 (EN)
Low Level Measurement Handbook, 6th Edition. Keithley, Keithley Instruments, USA 2004 (EN)
Data Acquisition and Control Handbook, 1th Edition. Keithley, Keithley Instruments, USA 2001 (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations. Teaching methods include lectures combined with seminars. Course is taking advantage of e-learning (Moodle) system.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Total number of points 100.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Synopsis is choosed according to thesis aims.


To obtain knowledge about special measurement methods.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by the lecturer responsible for the course.

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer