LabVIEW for Everyone

Graphical Programming Made Easy and Fun

Author: Jeffrey Travis,Jim Kring

Publisher: Prentice-Hall PTR

ISBN: 9780131856721

Category: Computers

Page: 981

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For beginning and intermediate LabVIEW programmers, this introductory guide assumes no prior knowledge of LabVIEW. There are in-depth examples in every chapter, and all the answers and source code is provided on the accompanying CD-ROM.
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LabVIEW for Everyone

Author: Travis

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9788131726495

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Page: 1032

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LabVIEW for Everyone

Graphical Programming Made Even Easier

Author: Lisa K. Wells,Jeffrey Travis

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132681940

Category: Computer graphics

Page: 586

View: 8142

Here is the most authoritative guide to the newest version of LabVIEW, the leading graphical programming language for engineers and scientists. The book shows the non-expert how to start programming quickly. The CD-ROM includes a demonstration version of LabVIEW 4.
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Hands-On Introduction to LabVIEW for Scientists and Engineers

Author: John Essick

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019021189X

Category: Computer graphics

Page: 688

View: 5343

Hands-On Introduction to LabVIEW for Scientists and Engineers, Third Edition, explores practical programming solutions for carrying out interesting and relevant projects. Readers--who are assumed to have no prior computer programming or LabVIEW background--will begin writing meaningful programs in the first few pages.
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LabVIEW Graphical Programming

Author: Gary Johnson,Richard Jennings

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071451463

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 752

View: 8956

LabVIEW is an award-winning programming language that allows engineers to create "virtual" instruments on their desktop. This new edition details the powerful features of LabVIEW 8.0. Written in a highly accessible and readable style, LabVIEW Graphical Programming illustrates basic LabVIEW programming techniques, building up to advanced programming concepts. New to this edition is study material for the CLAD and CLD exams.
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LabVIEW for Data Acquisition

Author: Bruce Mihura

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0132441802

Category: Technology

Page: 480

View: 7725

The practical, succinct LabVIEW data acquisition tutorial for every professional. No matter how much LabVIEW experience you have, this compact tutorial gives you core skills for producing virtually any data acquisition (DAQ) application-input and output. Designed for every engineer and scientist, LabVIEW for Data Acquisition begins with quick-start primers on both LabVIEW and DAQ, and builds your skills with extensive code examples and visual explanations drawn from Bruce Mihura's extensive experience teaching LabVIEW to professionals. Includes extensive coverage of DAQ-specific programming techniques Real-world techniques for maximizing accuracy and efficiency The 10 most common LabVIEW DAQ development problems-with specific solutions Addresses simulation, debugging, real-time issues, and network/distributed systems Preventing unauthorized changes to your LabVIEW code An overview of transducers for a wide variety of signals Non-NI alternatives for hardware and software LabVIEW for Data Acquisition includes an extensive collection of real-world LabVIEW applications, lists of LabVIEW tips and tricks, coverage of non-NI software and hardware alternatives, and much more. Whatever data acquisition application you need to create, this is the book to start and finish with. RELATED WEBSITE The accompanying website includes an evaluation version of LabVIEW and key LabVIEW code covered in the book.
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The LabVIEW Style Book

Author: Peter A. Blume

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132797276

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 400

View: 9019

This is the eBook version of the print title. The illustrations are in color for this eBook version. Drawing on the experiences of a world-class LabVIEW development organization, The LabVIEW Style Book is the definitive guide to best practices in LabVIEW development. Leading LabVIEW development manager Peter A. Blume presents practical guidelines or “rules” for optimizing every facet of your applications: ease of use, efficiency, readability, simplicity, performance, maintainability, and robustness. Blume explains each style rule thoroughly, presenting realistic examples and illustrations. He even presents “nonconforming” examples that show what not to do—and why not. While the illustrations in the print book are in black and white, you can download full-color versions from the publisher web site for free.
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Learn LabVIEW 2013 / 2014 Fast

A Primer for Automatic Data Acquisition

Author: Douglas Stamps

Publisher: SDC Publications

ISBN: 1585039446

Category: Computers

Page: 315

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Learn LabVIEW 2013 / 2014 Fast is written for users that have no experience with LabVIEW and only a limited understanding of automatic data acquisition. This primer will help you quickly become proficient using LabVIEW and confident in your ability to create applications in a wide variety of data acquisition topics. The goal of this primer is to introduce you to LabVIEW for hands-on use in automatic data acquisition and controls applications. This primer uses a number of practical real-life examples to provide both breadth and depth to the topic. The real-life examples used in this book demonstrate the value of LabVIEW, provide motivation for learning LabVIEW and make the examples fun to program. The first chapter of this book is designed to introduce you to the general concepts of LabVIEW through the development of a general program that acquires analog input data. The rest of the book introduces you to general concepts of data measurement and generation using LabVIEW’s DAQ Assistants, Express VIs and the configuration approach for automatic data acquisition. This primer has a unique modular structure that does not require the chapters to be completed in succession. After you complete the first chapter you are free to complete whichever sections you would like, in the order you would like to complete them, allowing you to focus on the topics that are of most interest to you. Each section in the primer introduces you to a new data acquisition topic. After an introduction to the topic, a program is developed within this topic using step by step instructions. Each chapter concludes with several additional practical application problems, where the data acquisition program is given, but the detailed steps to create the program are left to you. Example problems are provided for all modes of data acquisition, including analog input and output, digital input and output, and counters. For example, the problems show many aspects of analog input, such as hardware and software timing, buffered and triggered acquisition, and examples with common sensors, such as thermocouples and strain gages. Examples from other acquisition modes show how to drive many common output devices, such as stepper motors, servo motors, and DC motors, as well as software control programs, such as the PID compensator and pulse width modulation.
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LabVIEW for Engineers

Author: Ronald W. Larsen

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133002470

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 352

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Based on the most current release of LabVIEW, LabVIEW for Engineers is designed for readers with little to no experience using LabVIEW. Part of Prentice Hall's ESource Program: ESource enables instructors to choose individual chapters from published books in the Prentice Hall ESource Series. The content available in this online book-building system covers topics in engineering problem-solving and design, graphics, and computer applications. Using this program, instructors can create a unique text for the introduction to engineering course that exactly matches their content requirements and teaching approach. www.prenhall.com/esource.
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LabVIEW Power Programming

Author: Gary W. Johnson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780079136664

Category: Science

Page: 345

View: 5163

This is an advanced LabVIEW programming book, discussing sophisticated techiniques. Included is a CD of virtual tools written in LabVIEW, as well as programming tools.
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Learning with Labview

Author: Robert H. Bishop

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134022181

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

View: 555

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The goal of this book is to help students learn to use LabVIEW™ on their own. Learning with LabVIEW is the textbook that accompanies the LabVIEW Student Edition from National Instruments, Inc. This textbook, as well as the LabVIEW software (LabVIEW software is not included with this book), has undergone a significant revision from the previous edition. Learning with LabVIEW teaches basic programming concepts in a graphical environment and relates them to real-world applications in academia and industry. Understanding and using the intuitive and powerful LabVIEW software is easier than ever before. As you read through the book and work through the examples, we hope you will agree that this book is more of a personal tour guide than a software manual.
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Data Acquisition Using LabVIEW

Author: Behzad Ehsani

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782172173

Category: Computers

Page: 150

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Transform physical phenomena into computer-acceptable data using a truly object-oriented language About This Book Create your own data acquisition system independently using LabVIEW and build interactive dashboards Collect data using National Instrument's and third-party, open source, affordable hardware Step-by-step real-world examples using various tools that illustrate the fundamentals of data acquisition Who This Book Is For If you are an engineer, scientist, experienced hobbyist, or student, you will highly benefit from the content and examples illustrated in this book. A working knowledge of precision testing, measurement instruments, and electronics, as well as a background in computer fundamentals and programming is expected. What You Will Learn Create a virtual instrument which highlights common functionality of LabVIEW Get familiarized with common buses such as Serial, GPIB, and SCPI commands Staircase signal acquisition using NI-DAQmx Discover how to measure light intensity and distance Master LabVIEW debugging techniques Build a data acquisition application complete with an installer and required drivers Utilize open source microcontroller Arduino and a 32-bit Arduino compatible Uno32 using LabVIEW programming environment In Detail NI LabVIEW's intuitive graphical interface eliminates the steep learning curve associated with text-based languages such as C or C++. LabVIEW is a proven and powerful integrated development environment to interact with measurement and control hardware, analyze data, publish results, and distribute systems. This hands-on tutorial guide helps you harness the power of LabVIEW for data acquisition. This book begins with a quick introduction to LabVIEW, running through the fundamentals of communication and data collection. Then get to grips with the auto-code generation feature of LabVIEW using its GUI interface. You will learn how to use NI-DAQmax Data acquisition VIs, showing how LabVIEW can be used to appropriate a true physical phenomenon (such as temperature, light, and so on) and convert it to an appropriate data type that can be manipulated and analyzed with a computer. You will also learn how to create Distribution Kit for LabVIEW, acquainting yourself with various debugging techniques offered by LabVIEW to help you in situations where bugs are not letting you run your programs as intended. By the end of the book, you will have a clear idea how to build your own data acquisition system independently and much more. Style and approach A hands-on practical guide that starts by laying down the software and hardware foundations necessary for subsequent data acquisition-intensive chapters. The book is packed full of specific examples with software screenshots and schematic diagrams to guide you through the creation of each virtual instrument.
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Programming Arduino with LabVIEW

Author: Marco Schwartz,Oliver Manickum

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849698236

Category: Computers

Page: 102

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If you already have some experience with LabVIEW and want to apply your skills to control physical objects and make measurements using the Arduino sensor, this book is for you. Prior knowledge of Arduino and LabVIEW is essential to fully understand the projects detailed in this book.
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Test and Measurements Project Success

What Lies Beyond Labview and Teststand Skills

Author: Filipe Altoe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781497455177

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 360

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The test and measurement industry certainly has evolved significantly in the last two decades. The typical challenges of the past were heavily associated with the tool set available to the typical Test Engineer. Therefore, one can state that the technical challenges imposed by test and measurements projects were the main drivers of project failure back in those days. As technology advanced and test and measurements tools allowed Engineers and Scientists to better materialize their ideas for the solutions of the most various problems, the overall complexity of these systems reached unprecedented heights. Statistics of complex technical projects show that well over two thirds of these projects fail. The mastering of test and measurements tools by test engineers is no longer enough to increase the odds of project success. Moreover, project management via application of industry standard project execution frameworks is no longer ensuring test and measurements project success.Millions and millions of dollars are being wasted in product development initiatives that never see the market light of the day due to over expenditures in their test solutions. Excellent ideas never come to implementation fruition due to failed project executions. Service-based organizations go out of business due to their inability to make profits from their system integration project-based service offerings.There is a clear open problem to be solved in the industry, which is to change the current statistics of test and measurements (T&M) projects' outcomes in favor of successful execution. There is a nagging question that needs an answer: Why do complex test and measurements projects fail?This book focus on this question by first providing a complete root cause analysis in the attempt of identifying the culprits for the issue, presenting the current technical project execution frameworks most utilized in the industry, identifying the gaps of such frameworks related to the root issues of failed test and measurements projects and presenting a new framework tailored for the execution of this type of project, the TMPM framework.The book details the process that was utilized for the root causes of real life failed test and measurements project to be identified, which actually revealed the real underlying issues that drove those root causes. Once those issues were brought to life, the TMPM process was derived, focusing on addressing the real test and measurements project problems by adapting the existing project execution frameworks into one that is tailored for these projects.The involvement by end clients of services organizations that focus on test and measurements project integration is no longer a guarantee for project success. Contrary to what many may think, this also brings about challenges to the successful execution of a complex project. Regardless of the level of expertise the hired services company brings to the table, as this book shows, there is a set of problems that need to be addressed to foster success of this relationship. This book has three main high-level goals:1) To explore the root causes for T&M project failure and to determine the real reasons why these projects fail2) To explore the root causes for failure in engaging a system integrator company3) To provide a modified framework that facilitates both the successful management of T&M projects as well as the engagement of system integrator companiesThis book is targeted to test engineers; professional LabVIEW and National Instruments consultants; project managers of test and measurements projects; test managers and any other functional managers that are involved in test and measurements project execution; engineering and product development executives of service, technology, and product development organizations; and any organization that is faced with the challenging business of implementing and managing test and measurements projects.
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Effective LabVIEW Programming

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Author: Thomas Bress

Publisher: NTS Press

ISBN: 1934891088

Category: Computer graphics

Page: 720

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(Note: a new file with improved images was uploaded 02/19/15) Effective LabVIEW Programming by Thomas Bress is suitable for all beginning and intermediate LabVIEW programmers. It follows a “teach by showing, learn by doing” approach. It demonstrates what good LabVIEW programs look like by exploring a small set of core LabVIEW functions and common design patterns based on a project drawn from the Certified LabVIEW Developer exam. These patterns build on each other. They provide a firm starting point for most beginning and intermediate projects. Overall, the presentation emphasizes how to use the dataflow paradigm of LabVIEW to create effective programs that are readable, scalable and maintainable. The concepts presented in this book are reinforced by eleven problem sets with full solutions. This book will improve your fluency in LabVIEW and, in the process, will teach you how to “think” in LabVIEW. Visit http://www.ntspress.com/publications/effective-labview-programming/ for additional online resources.
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Visual Programming with HP VEE

Author: Robert Helsel

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130960054

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 8431

Coverage includes all the basics of HP VEE, along with these and other new features: ActiveX automation, Web monitoring, VXI on top of VISA, graphing, display and environment improvements, new functions, database and Matlab support via ActiveX; compressed VXE files, and much more.
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LabView

Advanced Programming Techniques, Second Edition

Author: Rick Bitter,Taqi Mohiuddin,Matt Nawrocki

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351837982

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 520

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Whether seeking deeper knowledge of LabVIEW®’s capabilities or striving to build enhanced VIs, professionals know they will find everything they need in LabVIEW: Advanced Programming Techniques. Now accompanied by LabVIEW 2011, this classic second edition, focusing on LabVIEW 8.0, delves deeply into the classic features that continue to make LabVIEW one of the most popular and widely used graphical programming environments across the engineering community. The authors review the front panel controls, the Standard State Machine template, drivers, the instrument I/O assistant, error handling functions, hyperthreading, and Express VIs. It covers the introduction of the Shared Variables function in LabVIEW 8.0 and explores the LabVIEW project view. The chapter on ActiveX includes discussion of the MicrosoftTM .NET® framework and new examples of programming in LabVIEW using .NET. Numerous illustrations and step-by-step explanations provide hands-on guidance. Reviewing LabVIEW 8.0 and accompanied by the latest software, LabVIEW: Advanced Programming Techniques, Second Edition remains an indispensable resource to help programmers take their LabVIEW knowledge to the next level. Visit the CRC website to download accompanying software.
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Windows Assembly Language and Systems Programming

16- and 32-Bit Low-Level Programming for the PC and Windows

Author: Barry Kauler

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482275724

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 419

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-Access Real mode from Protected mode; Protected mode from Real mode Apply OOP concepts to assembly language programs Interface assembly language programs with high-level languages Achieve direct hardware manipulation and memory access Explore the archite
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Accessible Elements

Teaching Science Online and at a Distance

Author: Dietmar Karl Kennepohl,Lawton Shaw

Publisher: Athabasca University Press

ISBN: 1897425473

Category: Education

Page: 282

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The aim of this collection is to inform science educators about current practices in online and distance education: distance-delivered methods for laboratory coursework, the requisite administrative and institutional aspects of online and distance teaching, as well as the relevant educational theory. Delivery of university-level courses through online and distance education can overcome barriers such as geographical location, lecture and lab scheduling, or their job and family commitments, distance delivery offers practical alternatives to traditional on-campus education. The growing recognition and acceptance of distance education, coupled with the rapidly increasing demand for accessibility and flexible delivery of courses, has made distance education a viable and popular option to for many people in meeting their science-educational goals.
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Computer Vision

Algorithms and Applications

Author: Richard Szeliski

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781848829466

Category: Computers

Page: 812

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Humans perceive the three-dimensional structure of the world with apparent ease. However, despite all of the recent advances in computer vision research, the dream of having a computer interpret an image at the same level as a two-year old remains elusive. Why is computer vision such a challenging problem and what is the current state of the art? Computer Vision: Algorithms and Applications explores the variety of techniques commonly used to analyze and interpret images. It also describes challenging real-world applications where vision is being successfully used, both for specialized applications such as medical imaging, and for fun, consumer-level tasks such as image editing and stitching, which students can apply to their own personal photos and videos. More than just a source of “recipes,” this exceptionally authoritative and comprehensive textbook/reference also takes a scientific approach to basic vision problems, formulating physical models of the imaging process before inverting them to produce descriptions of a scene. These problems are also analyzed using statistical models and solved using rigorous engineering techniques Topics and features: structured to support active curricula and project-oriented courses, with tips in the Introduction for using the book in a variety of customized courses; presents exercises at the end of each chapter with a heavy emphasis on testing algorithms and containing numerous suggestions for small mid-term projects; provides additional material and more detailed mathematical topics in the Appendices, which cover linear algebra, numerical techniques, and Bayesian estimation theory; suggests additional reading at the end of each chapter, including the latest research in each sub-field, in addition to a full Bibliography at the end of the book; supplies supplementary course material for students at the associated website, http://szeliski.org/Book/. Suitable for an upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level course in computer science or engineering, this textbook focuses on basic techniques that work under real-world conditions and encourages students to push their creative boundaries. Its design and exposition also make it eminently suitable as a unique reference to the fundamental techniques and current research literature in computer vision.
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