data acquisition system Articles

  • Development of a Combination Inclinometer-Deflectometer and ADAAS

    A newly developed transverse deformation gage, called the combination inclinometer-deflectometer, and special features of its automated data acquisition and analysis system (ADAAS) are described. The hybrid, two-in-one instrument and the ADAAS contribute to the enhancement of accuracy, reliability, and precision of ground movement ...


    By ASTM International

  • Instrumentation for a Weigh In Motion System Using Pavement Strain

    A line of vertical strain transducers installed at a depth of 500 mm in a dense sand subgrade across one wheel path of the left hand lane of a busy highway was used to measure vehicle weights. The strain transducers, the custom-made LVDTs they incorporate, the method of installation, and the data acquisition system are ...


    By ASTM International

  • Servo-Controlled Cuboidal Shear Device

    A servo-controlled cuboidal shear device with automatic data acquisition system is described. Provisions are made for pore-pressure measurements with specially designed “needle” piezometers. Complete stress-strain curves can be obtained with strains up to 20%. The application of servo-control in Ko consolidation and strain controlled loading is illustrated with flow charts and experimental ...


    By ASTM International

  • Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Infrastructure Management

    Explains how to optimize the operation of water supply systems and the related advances in SCADA – Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition – systems Examines the advances in design and construction methods such as BIM – Building Information Modeling Explains municipal budgeting, chain of planning, programming, and other related subjects Includes ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Social network ties and resource acquisition: evidence from China`s transitional economy

    Based on the system perspective, we develop a theoretical model for the relationship between social network (SN) ties and resource acquisition (RA) and examine how environmental dynamism (ED) moderates this relationship, then conduct empirical analysis using data of 326 new firms Jilin province of China. The result suggests that SN ties have positive effects on external RA and internal resource ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Absorptive capacity, network embeddedness and local firm's knowledge acquisition in the Global Manufacturing Network

    Global Manufacturing Network (GMN) is an innovative manufacturing system that provides great opportunities for local firms in developing countries to acquire knowledge and upgrade through collaborations in GMN. Using data of manufacturing firms, we confirm the conceptual model that local firm's absorptive capacity can contribute to its knowledge acquisition and performance in the context of GMN. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Urban Hydroinformatics: Data, Models and Decision Support for Integrated Urban Water Management

    Urban Hydroinformatics: Data, Models and Decision Support for Integrated Urban Water Management is an introduction to hydroinformatics applied to urban water management. It shows how to make the best use of information and communication technologies for manipulating information to manage water in the urban environment. The book covers the acquisition and analysis of data from urban water ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • DL3000’s Direct Link Between Remote Data Acquisition and Web-Based Data Analysis and Control

    Stevens’ DataLogic 3000 (DL3000) is available with a built-in TCP/IP stack to easily interface to a standard Internet connection directly via Ethernet or cell modem. Once connected, the data can be processed and analyzed on-line using the Stevens-Connect data management service or user customized data management program. Such information can be incorporated with other web services for enhanced, ...

  • Method for irrigation scheduling based on soil moisture data acquisition

    The water requirements of crops are dependent on evapotranspiration (ET), soil chemistry, and the crop’s maximum allowable depletion (MAD). Direct measurements of root zone soil moisture, water application along with published ET values and soil textures, can be used in a soil water balance model that can significantly optimize irrigation efficiency. Over the past five years, advancements in ...

  • Decision support system for urban flood management

    ABSTRACT This paper presents the development of a decision support system (DSS) for flood warning and instantiation of restoration activities in two urban areas, the Liguria Region in Italy and the Greater Athens catchment in Greece, with the potential of extension to other locations with similar flooding problems. The tool is designed to work at the centre of a set of meteorological and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Automated registry design principles

    The present paper applies economic, mathematical, systemic, organisational, and technical principles to develop the automated registries. The obligatory application of effective directive materials and information technology standards is underlined. Every medical statistics study has to take into account the important issues of data acquisition, verification, storage, and processing. All these ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Monitoring of typical pumps and aerator in a water treatment plant

    The wireless vibration network of Wi-care system consists of the communication between three components; the transmitter, the range extender and the receiver. The transmitter is fixed on the machine and transmits the vibration and the temperature data at the measurement point. The second element of the Wi-care wireless network is the range extender, its function is to transmit vibration and ...


    By Wi-Care

  • Taxonomy of SCADA systems security testbeds

    Considerable research has focused on developing simulation environments to study the effects of cyber–attacks on supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems although a methodology to develop a SCADA security testbed is not yet available. This paper attempts to address the issue by presenting a reference model taken from the literature and classifying specific contributions on the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The Boulder Atmospheric Observatory

    Abstract The Boulder Atmospheric Observatory (BAO) is a unique research facility for studying the planetary boundary layer and for testing and calibrating atmospheric sensors. The facility includes a 300 m tower instrumented with fast- and slow-response sensors, a variety of remote sensing systems, and a real-time processing and display capability that greatly reduces analysis time for ...

  • Comparison between seismic retrofitting solutions for existing reinforced concrete buildings: a case study

    In assessing the safety of existing buildings, the specific actions dedicated to the knowledge of the structure delineate the parameters of the linear or non–linear analysis aimed at identifying the most appropriate structural intervention. In this context, the present paper collects the seismic analysis of a school building in reinforced concrete, illustrating the different stages concerning the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Effect of 137Cs gamma radiation on the system bioindicator Tradescantia pallida

    The use of the bioindicator Tradescantia clone 4430 as a biomonitor is limited to a short period of time in regions of hot climate. This paper describes the use of Tradescantia pallida as a bioindicator, to verify its sensitivity to gamma radiation from a 137Cs source and to monitor places of low doses of ionising radiation in tropical climates. Specimens of the T. pallida were exposed to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Design of an advanced intelligent instrument with waveform recognition based on the ITMS platform

    Searching for similar behaviours in previous data plays a key role in fusion research, but it can be quite challenging to implement from a practical point of view. This paper describes the design of an intelligent measurement instrument that uses Similar Waveform Recognition Systems (SWRS) to extract knowledge from the signals it acquires. The system is perceived as an ethernet measurement ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), 2004 - 2005 case study

    Supply and installation of flood warning system Supply of 12 no. Hawk XT telemetry loggers for use with tipping-bucket rain-gauges plus supply and installation of 6 no. telemetered flow gauges to the SEPA west area as part of a flood warning instrumentation project. Each flow gauge was comprised of a Teledyne RDi Channelmaster H-ADCP with a Hawk XT outstation.  The Isodaq FEP6 telemetry ...


    By Hydro-Logic Services

  • Software Provides Insight into Solvent Recovery Operation

    When World Color Press, Dyersburg, TN, decided to replace its outdated computerized supervisory control system for its large solvent recovery operation, it turned to AMCEC Inc., Lisle, IL. World Color Press wanted a system that would provide uncomplicated screens and flexible graphic importing. It also wanted to avoid long hours of training. A solution was found in an object-based automation ...


    By AMCEC Inc.

  • Design of a Large Calibration Chamber

    The design and operation of a conceptually simple, low-cost chamber for calibration of cone penetrometers and other in situ devices is described. The chamber weighs over 5500 kg and houses a 4400-kg soil sample that is 1.5 m in diameter and height. Operations in the chamber are automated using a self-equilibrating hydraulic insertion frame, a soil pluviation system for sand placement, a vacuum ...


    By ASTM International

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