Think of all the elements of a computer-based data acquisition system and describe them. Next, explore an example of industrial data acquisition system and discuss it.
In the last few years, industrial PC I/O interface products have become increasingly reliable, accurate, and affordable. PC-based data acquisition and control systems are widely used in industrial and laboratory applications, such as monitoring, control, data acquisition, and automated testing. A data acquisition system comprises:
- Transducers and Actuators
- Signal Conditioning Circuits
- Data Acquisition and Control Hardware
- Computer Systems Software