LabVIEW Student Edition Textbook

LabVIEW is widely taught in academic classrooms and labs to help students increase their rate of discovery, build solutions faster, and improve their success. This textbook provides an instructional and experimental approach for students to learn LabVIEW. It was written specifically with students in mind, offering explanations and activities that cover not only features and capabilities of LabVIEW, but also the computational thinking elements behind them. Each textbook includes a serial number for LabVIEW Student Edition, which offers all the capabilities of the full version of LabVIEW.
by Dr. Robert H. Bishop | University of South Florida


  • Students develop a working knowledge of the basic structures, data types, programmatic flow, and data acquisition techniques necessary to solve complex engineering problems with the LabVIEW software environment
  • Students gain insight into how LabVIEW is being used to solve real engineering challenges in industry through in-depth case studies
  • Students design graphical programming solutions to presented problems that build upon related chapter content, giving students a deeper understanding of the learning material


Level University
Topic LabVIEW
Style Textbook
Prerequisite Skills Basic Knowledge of Programming


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Combines a comprehensive set of plug-and-play computer-based lab instruments with portability for hands-on student learning in or outside the lab.


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

Required Software

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  • LabVIEW Student Edition (Requires license, included in textbook purchase)
    • LabVIEW MathScript RT Module (Requires license, included in textbook purchase)
    • NI-DAQmx driver
  • Virtual Instrument Learning Library (Included in the resource tab)

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