Data Acquisition


Introduction to Measurement and Data Acquisition

This site is devoted to useful measurement. The art of measurement of physical values by electronic methods is covered in adequate detail for the novice to understand the principals and gain confidence by practical experience.



Introduction to measurement

Covers equipment types and general information for first-timers. Includes a glossary of terms and resistor information



Data acquisition manufacturers

Provides a table of manufacturers and links to their web sites



Measurement theory

Basic principles, including SI Units, errors



Protection from environment

Interesting technical articles associated with measurement




Noise is a fundamental issue in measurement, so its sources and impact needs to be understood. Covers filtering, ground loops, magnetic pick-up and shielding




Covers issues associated with electro-magnetic conformance


Equipment specifications

Provides an understanding of how to interpret the specifications of data acquisition equipment