Tutorials and Articles

Simple PC Data Acquisition  
This page discusses Data Acquisition hardware, and provides some software for that hardware. The limitations of the hardware and software are also discussed, along with some implemented features.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
PLC Tutor  
These pages contain solid information on everything concerning Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Personal PLC Tutor is not geared to any particular manufacturer and is written in common language.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Use of a PC Printer Port for Data Acquisition  
This article discusses how to use the PC printer port for Control and Data Acquisition purposes.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Data Acquisition by John Illingworth  
An article on Data Acquisition by Dr. John Illingworth at the University of Leeds.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Which Bus Architecture Is Best for You?  
This article helps a reader to choose the bus architecture that best meets his needs, by describing the major types of buses and bus standards.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Valitec Stand-Alone Data Acquisition Tutorial  
Valiatec makes productivity-enhancing products that perform many of the functions of: PC-based data acquisition systems, chart recorders, dataloggers, voltmeters, multimeters, dedicated sensor-based recording instruments. The supplied on-line tutorial shows how to go from Setup to Analysis in 3 simple steps (using a Valitec Datalogger).
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Temperature World  
The Temperature World site contains temperature news, resources and links, including information on temperature sensors.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Guide to Monitoring  
Guide to Monitoring is an integrated communications and information platform for the Monitoring industry - instrument manufacturers and monitoring services.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
NASA briefs  
This page contains lots of NASA brief articles on Data Acquisition.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
CDF Data Acquisition System  
A simple Data Acquisition System block diagram. The page is linked to from http://www-cdf.fnal.gov/upgrades/daq_trig/daq.html, the CDF (Collider Detector at Fermilab) Data Acquisition page.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Glossary  
A large glossary of DA terms.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Temarex's Data Acquisition  
Temarex's Data Acquisition & Non-Destructive Testing Methods (Industrial, Medical, & Polymer applications).
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Calorimeter Equipment Computer and Data Acquisition Software  
Tutorial on Calorimeter Equipment Computer and Data Acquisition Software. The calorimeter equipment computer is the interface between the local user, the central data acquisition system (CDAQ) and the transputer network which forms the calorimeter readout and second level trigger.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Versatility, Portability Characterize Newest Data Acquisition Products  
An article that describes the problem of adding data-acquisition capabilities to notebook PCs that have no expansion slots for add-in boards.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003



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