Labs for Quanser QNET DC Motor Add-On Board

Quanser QNET DC Motor 2.0 Add-on Board connected to NI ELVIS
The Quanser QNET DC Motor Board is a versatile servo system designed to teach and demonstrate the fundamentals of motor servo control in a variety of ways. Designed exclusively for NI ELVIS platform and LabVIEW™ software, the system can easily be configured to control motor position and speed. The ABET-aligned labs each include an overview of control theory, in lab exercises, and assessments.
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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Model a DC motor experimentally
  • Design and implement a proportional-integral (PI) controller to control the speed of a motor
  • Design and implement a proportional-derivative (PD) controller to control the position of a motor
  • Design and implement a proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controller for tracking error and disturbance rejection
 

COURSE ALIGNMENT

 
Level University
Topic Mechatronics
Style Laboratory
Prerequisite Skills Basic Physics, Basic LabVIEW familiarity

INCLUDED COURSE LABS

LabVIEW

LabVIEW is systems engineering software for applications that require test, measurement, and control with rapid access to hardware and data insights.

NI ELVIS II/II+

The NI Educational Laboratory Virtual Instrumentation Suite (NI ELVIS) is a versatile laboratory platform that enables educators to teach over 20 different courses across science and engineering departments. The NI ELVIS integrates 12 common lab instruments including an oscilloscope, function...

Quanser QNET DC Motor Add-On Board

This NI ELVIS add-on board is designed to illustrate the fundamentals of motor control through a series of exercises involving modeling and controlling a DC motor.

Required Software

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  • LabVIEW 2012 or later (Requires license)
  • NI DAQmx 9.5.5 or later
  • NI ELVISmx 4.4 or later
  • LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Toolkit 2012 or later (Requires license)

Required Hardware

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  • NI ELVIS II / II+ – View Specifications
  • Quanser QNET DC Motor 2.0 Add-on Board – User manual is included in the main download above

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