Knowledge of basic concepts of metrology. Knowledge of the instrumentation for the movement analysis. Knowledge of data processing techniques
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Course unit content
The course briefly introduces some fundamentals of metrology and describes the most common instrumentation for movement analysis and some techniques for data analysis.
1. Introduction to metrology
a. Basic definition
b. Direct and indirect measures
c. Measurement uncertainty
d. Measuring scales
2. Instruments for movement analysis
a. Optoelectronic system
b. Dynamometric Systems
d. Wearable sensors
3. Introduction and use of Microsoft Excel
Reference material will be provided during the lectures.
Frontal lessons (14 hours). During the course the Excel software will be illustrated. Some practical exercises will be held at the PC.
Assessment methods and criteria
Written test (about 1 hour) consisting of 10 multiple choice questions plus a question that requiring an open response.