College Assignment About Oscilloscope

Fajar Purnama
6 min readDec 30, 2020


This is my undergraduate assignment that I translated to English myself in the Electrical Measurement course where the task is to write an essay on Oscilloscopes. This assignment has never been published anywhere and I, as the author and copyright holder, license this assignment customized CC-BY-SA where anyone can share, copy, republish, and sell on condition to state my name as the author and notify that the original and open version available here.

Chapter 1 Introduction

1.1 Background

Have you ever seen a line drawing that goes up and down, up and down again? Have you ever heard of signals, waves, vibrations, alternating current (AC)? Maybe on television you have seen the form of a signal displayed by news or educational media. Maybe you don’t know the measuring instrument that can display the wave image. The measuring instrument is called an oscilloscope.

1.2 Objective

  • Know the term Oscilloscope.
  • Know the basic circuit of the Oscilloscope.
  • Identifying the outside (buttons) of the Oscilloscope.
  • Know the basic ways of using the Oscilloscope.
  • Get to know the various uses of the Oscilloscope.

1.3 Scope of Material

  • Understanding oscilloscope.
  • Basic oscilloscope diagram.



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