The Computer and The Data Acquisition System (194)

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Chapter Outline

Chapter 12, Course 196 - The Computer and The Data Acquisition System (Vibration and Shock Test Control Techniques)

  • Interfaces
    • The Computer Interface
    • Serial Interfaces (Classical)
    • Serial Interfaces (Modern)
    • Parallel Interfaces
    • Data Transfer Concepts
  • Data Transfer Mechanisms
    • Programmed I/O
    • DMA I/O
    • Double-Buffering
    • Chaining
    • Getting Data to Storage
    • Interrupts
    • FIFO Memory
  • “Hosts” and “Buses”
    • The Computer
    • Host Options for Data Acquisition
    • PC-Computers .. Hardware.. 2013
    • Getting Data to Disk
      • Disk Fragmentation
      • Disk Arrays
      • RAID Disk Arrays
      • JBOD Disk Array
    • Transfers, Scans, and Buffers
    • PC Systems (“Clones”)
    • PC-Computers .. Software
    • Buses
      • The ISA Bus for Data Acquisition
      • The PCI Bus for Data Acquisition
      • The PCI-Express Bus for Data Acquisition
      • The Compact PCI/PXI Bus
      • The VME Bus
      • The VXI Bus
      • Universal Serial Bus (USB 2.0)
    • Wi-Fi
    • Ethernet (Gigabit)
  • “Architectures”
    • Performance Improvement vs. Time
    • System Conception ... Questions
    • PC System Architectures
    • Peripheral Processors
    • Eavesdropping