Subject description - AE3M38DIT

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AE3M38DIT Diagnostics and Testing
Roles:P, V Extent of teaching:3P+2L
Department:13138 Language of teaching:EN
Guarantors:  Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:  Credits:7
Tutors:  Semester:L


The course introduces the fundamentals of the fault-diagnosis and testing systems, machine condition monitoring, vibrodiagnostics and advanced signal processing methods, non-destructive testing and testing of analog and digital circuits. In laboratory will be demonstrated selected diagnostic tools, and solved an individual project related to diagnostics and/or testing.

Course outlines:

1. Diagnostics, Prognostics, FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis), FMECA, FMSA
2. Fault Modelling, Fault Detection and Diagnosis, Fault Tolerance
3. Machine Condition Monitoring, Condition based Maintenance (CBM), Prognostics and Health Management
4. Analysis of Vibration and Noise, Cepstral and Enevelope Analysis, Analysis of Non-Stationary and Stochastic Signals, Order Analysis
5. Case Studies: Diagnostics of Shafts, Gearboxes and Bearings, Implementation of CBM Systems, Prognostics for Life-Cycle Management
6. Impulse and Continuous Acoustic Emission for Diagnostic Purposes
7. Non-destructive Testing (NDT), Detection and Localization, Probability of Detection
8. Ultrasonic NDT, Non-contact Methods (EMAT)
9. Eddy Current NDT, Holography, Endoscopy, Thermovision and Radiography
10. In-circuit Testing, Built-in Self Test Methodology
11. Design for Test, In-circuit Testing for Analog Components
12. Digital Testing, Fault Masking, Path Sensitization, Test Compression
13. Boundary Scan, JTAG Interface
14. Industrial Testing and Diagnostics of Electronic Systems

Exercises outline:

1. Introduction to Diagnostics, Course Information, Schedule, Lab Practice and Electrical Safety
2. Laboratory Experiment: Sensors for Condition based Monitoring
3. Laboratory Experiment: Vibrodiagnostics of shaft/gearbox
4. Laboratory Experiment: Eddy Current Non-destructive Testing
5. Laboratory Experiment: Ultrasonic Non-destructive Testing
6. Quiz, Assignment of Individual Project
7. Individual Project
8. Individual Project
9. Individual Project
10. Individual Project
11. Individual Project
12. Individual Project
13. Presentation of Individual Project, Assessment


[1] R. Isermann: Fault-Diagnosis Systems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006. ISBN 978-3-540-24112-6
[2] G. Vachtsevanos et al.: Intelligent Fault Diagnosis and Prognosis for Engineering Systems, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2006. ISBN: 9780471729990
[3] P. J. Shull: Nondestructive Evaluation: Theory, Techniques, and Applications, CRC Press 2002. ISBN: 9780824788728
[4] M. L. Bushnell, V.D. Agrawal: Essentials of Electronic Testing for Digital, Memory, and Mixed-Signal VLSI Circuits, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 2000.


Fundamentals of Digital Signal Processing, Linear Algebra, Analog and Digital Circuits



diagnostics, testing

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MEKME1 Wireless Communication V 2
MEKME5 Systems of Communication V 2
MEKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V 2
MEKME3 Electronics V 2
MEKME2 Multimedia Technology V 2
MEKYR1 Robotics P 2
MEKYR4 Aerospace Systems P 2
MEKYR3 Systems and Control P 2
MEKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation P 2
MEOI1 Artificial Intelligence V 2
MEOI5NEW Software Engineering V 2
MEOI5 Software Engineering V 2
MEOI4 Computer Graphics and Interaction V 2
MEOI3 Computer Vision and Image Processing V 2
MEOI2 Computer Engineering V 2
MEEEM1 Technological Systems V 2
MEEEM5 Economy and Management of Electrical Engineering V 2
MEEEM4 Economy and Management of Power Engineering V 2
MEEEM3 Electrical Power Engineering V 2
MEEEM2 Electrical Machines, Apparatus and Drives V 2

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