Experiments Included:

Basic Control Systems Equipment and Terms Used

  • Study the difference between open loop and closed loop systems
  • Expression for the overall gain of a negative feedback closed loop system
  • Calculation of overall gain of a negative feedback closed loop system from given information
  • Basic components of a closed loop system and explain their functions
  • Meaning of terms associated with control system equipment

Linear Position or Force Applications

  • Construction and Characteristics of a Strain Gauge

Signal Conditioning Amplifier

  • Characteristics and application of DC amplifiers
  • The term “Offset” and the need for offset control
  • Characteristics and application of an AC amplifier

Practical Control Systems

  • Construction of a Weight Pan using Strain Gauge

IT-5931 Trainer introduces students to Strain Gauge transducer, signal conditioning circuits and display devices through a wide range of practical activities. The study module includes transducers and instrumentation trainer and a curriculum manual.


  • Sensors installed on-board
  • Transducers installed on-board
  • Control Circuits Installed
  • Drivers Installed
  • Protection Circuits Installed
  • Display Devices Installed
  • Measuring Devices Installed

Technical Features:

  • Fixed Supply DC: +5V, -5V, +12V, -12V
  • Signal Conditioning Circuits:
  • Amplifier with Switchable Gain and Offset Control
  • Instrumentation Amplifier
  • X100 Amplifier

Input / Output Transducers:

  • Rotary Wirewound
  • Load Cell 150g

Measuring Devices:

  • 3 ½-Digit Digital Voltmeter

Accessories: Power Cord, User Manual, Experiment Manual, 2mm Patch Cords