Sensors & Signals

Sensors and Signals badge holders understand the different types of signals and the sensors used to measure those signals. This badge holder can select the appropriate sensor for signals such as strain, vibration, and position as well as possesses a foundational knowledge of sensor configuration and connectivity to data acquisition hardware. This badge is earned by passing the related assessment.
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Goal Understand the different types of signals and the sensors used to measure signals and select the appropriate type for a given measurement need.
Task-based Objectives
  • Describe the basics of temperature measurements and configure an NI-DAQmx task to read them
  • Compare and understand how to use the different types of sensors for measuring temperature
  • Compare and understand how to use the different types of sensors for measuring strain, force, or pressure
  • Compare and understand how to use the different types of sensors for measuring position
  • Compare and understand how to use the different types of sensors for measuring frequency and duty cycle

NI ONLINE TRAINING RESOURCES

Course Data Acquisition Using NI-DAQmx and LabVIEW                                                                      This training is only available online.
 

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

 

Sensors and Signals:
  • Measuring Temperature
  • Measuring Strain, Force, or Pressure (Bridge-Based Measurements)
  • Measuring Sound, Vibration, and Acceleration
  • Measuring Position with Encoders (Counter Input)
  • Measuring Edges, Frequency, and Duty Cycle

 

Measurement Fundamentals:
  • Measuring Voltage or Current (Analog Input)
Course Data Acquisition Using LabVIEW NXG                                                                                       This training is only available online.
 

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

 

Sensors and Signals (NXG):
  • Measuring Temperature (NXG)
  • Measuring Strain, Force, or Pressure (Bridge-Based Measurements) (NXG)
  • Measuring Sound, Vibration, and Acceleration (NXG)
  • Measuring Position with Encoders (Counter Input) (NXG)
  • Measuring Edges, Frequency, and Duty Cycle (NXG)

 

Measurement Fundamentals (NXG):
  • Measuring Voltage or Current (NXG)

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Bryan Bankhead
10-03-2018 01:06 PM

On the acclaim website, one of the Skill tags for this badge is misspelled "Bridge-based Measurments" should be "Bridge-based Measurements". The link points to "https://www.youracclaim.com/skills_by_name/Bridge-based%20Measurments"