Data Acquisition

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Data Acquisition

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Engineering Science, Systems Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ENGR 101 or PHYS 115; 15 pts from (ENGR 121, 122, 123 MATH 141, 142, 151, 161)

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The course provides an introduction into the acquisition and analysis of engineering and scientific data and signals by means of data acquisition systems. Topics covered include the principle of operation and characteristics of sensors, signal conditioning, analogue to digital and digital to analogue conversion, sampling, I/O techniques and databases, the interfacing of both personal computers and microcontrollers using appropriate software.

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