IT-5927 Transducer & Instrumentation Trainer

IT-5927 Trainer introduces students to input and output transducers, signal conditioning circuits and display devices through a wide range of practical activities. The study module includes transducers and instrumentation trainer and a curriculum manual

Description

IT-5927 Trainer introduces students to input and output transducers, signal conditioning circuits and display devices through a wide range of practical activities. The study module includes transducers and instrumentation trainer and a curriculum manual

 

Features:

Sensors installed on-board

Transducers installed on-board

Control Circuits Installed

Drivers Installed

Protection Circuits Installed

Display Devices Installed

Measuring Devices Installed

 

Technical Features:

Fixed Supply DC: +5V, -5V, +12V, -12V

Pneumatic Supply: Internal Pneumatic Pump with Air Valve

Signal Conditioning Circuits:

2X Buffers

Inverter

Comparator with Switchable Hysteresis

2X Amplifiers with Switchable Gain and Offset Control

Current Amplifier

Summing Amplifier

Differential Amplifier

Instrumentation Amplifier

X100 Amplifier

AC amplifier

Oscillator 40KHz

Filter 40KHz

Low-Pass Filter with Switchable Time Constant

Precision Full-Wave Rectifier

Sample and Hold Circuit

Integrator with Switchable Time-Constant

Differentiator with Switchable Time Constant

V/F and F/V Converters

V/I and I/V Converters

Alarm Oscillator with Switchable Latching

Power Amplifier

Electronic Switch

Level Converter

Schmitt Trigger

Wheatstone Bridge

 

Input / Output Transducers:

Rotary Carbon Track

Rotary Wirewound

Precision Rotary Potentiometer

Slide Potentiometer

Linear Variable Differential Transformer(LVDT)

Linear Variable Capacitor

Load Cell 150g

Dynamic Microphone

Ultrasonic Receiver

Ultrasonic Transmitter

Buzzer

8 Ohm Speaker

Relay

Solenoid

Tacho Generator

 

Sensors:

NTC Thermistors

Type ‘K’ Thermocouples

I.C. Temperature Sensor

Photoconductive Cell

Photovoltaic Cell

Phototransistor

PIN Diode

Air-Flow Sensor

Air Pressure Sensor

Slotted Opto-Sensor

Reflective Opto-Sensor

Inductive Proximity Sensor

Hall Effect Sensor

Humidity Sensor

 

Measuring Devices:

Counter / Timer

10-Point LED Bar Display

Moving Coil Meter

3 ½-Digit Digital Voltmeter LCD Type

3 ½-Digit Digital Ammeter LCD Type

 

Output Devices:

Heater

Filament Lamp

DC Motor

Solenoid Air Valve

Single H-Bridge with PWM Control

 

Data Acquisition Unit / Interface Software Features:

 

Channels 2 independent channels sampled simultaneously
Sampling Frequency 20MSamples/second maximum
Vertical Resolution 10 bits per channel (1:1024)
Vertical Bandwidth 2 MHz
Vertical Input Range ±250mV to ±25V full scale
Vertical/Horizontal Scale 10 major divisions
Triggering Digital comparison with input signal
Memory DepthDisplay Refresh Rate 1K Samples each channel> 2 updates/second
Software Features Spectrum Analysis (FFT)X-Y Plot

Auto Measurements etc.

Waveform Generator
Frequency RangeFrequency Resolution 0.1Hz to 3MHz0.1Hz
Output Amplitude +/-3V
Vertical Resolution 8 bits at all amplitude settings
Waveforms Sine, Square, Triangle, Ramp (Sawtooth) and others
Arbitrary Waveform 8 bit resolution vertical, 256 time points
Noise  Pseudo-random, 8 bit analog noise, sample rate 12.5Mz, sequence length 21 seconds
Digital I/O
Output 8 bits, GUI (Graphical User Interface) controlled, 5 volt
Input 8 bits, GUI indicators, 5 or 3 volt
Pulse waveform Variable duty cycle at constant frequency 35Hz to 72kHz in steps of x2
Interrupt Selectable level and slope, illuminates ’Interrupt’ indicator 
Virtual Instruments
Air Pressure Measure Pressure on channel A or B input. Calibration available.
Temperature Measure Temperature on channel A or B input. Calibration available.
Weight Measure Weight on channel A or B input. Calibration available.
Grey Coded Disk Show position of needle against grey code value.
Voltmeter Show volts against each channel of scope.
Others
Indicators  Power LED (Green)Activity LED (Red)
Interface USB 2.0

 

Accessories: Power Cord, User Manual, Experiment Manual, 2mm Patch Cords, USB Cable & Software CD

 

Experiments included:

Basic Control Systems Equipment and Terms Used

Study the difference between open loop and closed loop systems

Expression for the overall gain of a negative feedback closed loop system

Calculation of overall gain of a negative feedback closed loop system from given information

Basic components of a closed loop system and explain their functions

Meaning of terms associated with control system equipment

 

Positional Resistance Transducers

Basic construction of rotary and slider variable resistors

State that the resistance section may be either a carbon track or wirewound

Difference between a logarithmic and a linear track

Characteristics of output voltage against variable control setting

Comparison of a carbon track variable resistor to the wirewound type

 

Wheatstone Bridge Measurement

Basics of Wheatstone Bridge circuit for resistance measurement.

Describe the term “null balance”.

Calculation of an unknown resistance from the Bridge values at balance

Factors affecting the resolution and accuracy of measurements

Discuss the reason for the three-wire resistance circuit

 

Temperature Measurement

Characteristic of an IC temperature sensor

Construction and characteristics of a platinum RTD resistance transducer

Construction and characteristics of an NTC Thermistor

Characteristic of NTC Thermistor bridge circuits

Construction and characteristics of a Thermocouple

Deduce temperatures from a voltage reading across a transducer

 

Light Sensors

Characteristics of a filament lamp

Construction and characteristics of a photovoltaic cell

Construction and characteristics of a phototransistor

Construction and characteristics of a photoconductive cell

Construction and characteristics of a PIN photodiode

 

Linear Position or Force Applications

Construction, principal and characteristics of a Linear Variable Differential Transformer (LVDT)

Construction and Characteristics of a Linear Variable Capacitor

Construction and Characteristics of a Strain Gauge

 

Environmental Measurements

Construction and characteristics of an air flow transducer

Construction and characteristics of an pressure transducer

Construction and characteristics of a humidity transducer

 

Rotational Speed and Position Measurements

Slotted Opto Transducers for Counting and Speed Measurement

Reflective Opto Transducers and Gray Coded Disc for Position Measurement

Inductive Transducers for Speed Measurement

Hall Effect Transducers to Speed and Positional Measurement

Construction, Principles and Application of a Tacho-Generator to Speed Measurement

 

Sound Measurements

Construction and characteristics of a microphone

Construction and characteristics of an ultrasonic receiver and transmitter

Comparison of various methods of measuring sound signals

 

Sound Output

Construction and characteristics of a moving coil Speaker

Construction and characteristics of a buzzer

 

Linear or Rotational Motion

Construction and characteristics of a DC solenoid

Construction and characteristics of a DC relay

Construction and characteristics of a DC solenoid air value

Construction and characteristics of a DC permanent magnet motor

 

Display Devices

Characteristics and application of the Timer/Counter

Characteristics and application of the LED Bargraph display

Characteristics and application of the Moving Coil Meter

Calculate the requirement to extend the voltage range of a Moving Coil Meter

Selection of a suitable device for a particular voltage measurement

 

Signal Conditioning Amplifier

Characteristics and application of DC amplifiers

The term “Offset” and the need for offset control

Characteristics and application of an AC amplifier

Characteristics and application of a power amplifier

Characteristics and application of a current amplifier

Characteristics and application of a buffer amplifier

Characteristics and application of an inverter amplifier

Characteristics and application of a differential amplifier

 

Comparators, Oscillators and Filters

Characteristics of a comparator

Effect of hysteresis on the operation of a comparator

Characteristics of an alarm oscillator

The term “latch” applied to an alarm oscillator

Characteristics of an electronic switch

Characteristics of a 40KHz oscillator

Characteristics of band pass filters

Characteristics of low pass filters

 

Mathematical Operations using OP AMPS

Characteristics of a summing amplifier

Characteristics of an integrator

Characteristics of a differentiator

Characteristics and application of a “sample and hold” circuit

 

Control Systems Characteristics

Characteristics of an ON/OFF system

Characteristics of a Proportional system

Characteristics of an Integral system

Characteristics of a Derivative system

Practical system 3-term (or PID) controller

Practical Control Systems

Characteristics of an ON/OFF temperature control system

Characteristics of a light controlled ON-OFF system

Characteristics of a positional control system having:

Proportional
Proportional + integral
Proportional + derivative
Proportional + integral + derivative control

Characteristics of a speed control system