Virtual Instrumentation

EEE80021 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 51 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to provide students with an understanding of software based tools for the development of virtual instruments for use in real world data acquisition and measurement systems. The knowledge gained will be used to complete an instrumentation project.
Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Generate data acquisition applications that utilise GUIs and Virtual Instruments. (K1, K2, K3, S1)
ULO2Assess and apply suitable programming structures and data types to display and log data. (A4, K2, K3, S1)
ULO3Select and apply suitable interfacing techniques in order to capture data from real devices. (K1, K2, K3, S1)
ULO4Justify intelligent solutions to data acquisition problems. (A2, A4, K5, S1, S3)
ULO5Design and Construct a digital solution to a data acquisition problem and demonstrate its effectiveness. (A5, A6, A7, K2, K3, S1, S3)