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. The lessons recorded in the past years will be available on Elly platform.
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. The test will be carried out on ELLY platform. Each multiple choice question is assigned a score of 2/30, while the open question is assigned a score of 10/30. If the student demonstrates outstanding knowledge of the subject, two additional points will be awarded to obtain honors.