Measurement Fundamentals

Measurement Fundamentals badge holders understand the basic concepts of measurement including measurement accuracy, acquisition rates, and signal conditioning. This badge holder can make basic analog and digital measurements, select the right DAQ hardware based on resolution, range, and sensitivity, and correctly wire the system with proper grounding techniques. This badge is earned by passing the related assessment.
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OVERVIEW

Goal Acquire and store data and metadata for easy management, analysis, and reporting.
Task-based Objectives
  • Follow best practices to acquire data-management-ready data files
  • Ensure acquisition software properly records meta-data to data files
  • Ensure test adheres to test requirements and documents these as metadata
  • Determine and program how to efficiently save the bulk data
  • Enter any manual metadata into test software
  • Connect data files with data management system intakes. Submit test data to location/repository according to policy
  • Adhere to a predetermined data management strategy

NI ONLINE TRAINING RESOURCES

Course Data Acquisition Using NI-DAQmx and LabVIEW     Learn about all available training formats for Data Acquisition Using NI-DAQmx and LabVIEW
 

Complete these modules to learn the required skills for this badge:

 

Measurement Fundamentals:

  • Measuring Voltage or Current (Analog Input)
  • Sample Rate and Aliasing
  • Generating an Analog Signal (Analog Output)
  • Generating or Reading a Digital Signal

 

Sensors and Signals:

  • Measuring Edges, Frequency, and Duty Cycle
Course Data Acquisition Using LabVIEW NXG     Learn about all available training formats for Data Acquisition Using LabVIEW NXG
 

Complete these modules to learn the required skills for this badge:

 

Measurement Fundamentals (NXG):

  • Measuring Voltage or Current (Analog Input) (NXG)
  • Sample Rate and Aliasing (NXG)
  • Generating an Analog Signal (Analog Output) (NXG)
  • Generating or Reading a Digital Signal (NXG)

 

Sensors and Signals (NXG):

  • Measuring Edges, Frequency, and Duty Cycle (NXG)

ADDITIONAL ONLINE LEARNING RESOURCES

  Analog Measurement Fundamentals
  Digital I/O Fundamentals

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