Microprocessor-Based Data Acquisition Systems

by C. N. Sun, TVA, Geology & Geotechnical, Engineering Group, Knoxville, TN, USA,
C. D. Tockstein, TVA, Geology & Geotechnical, Engineering Group, Knoxville, TN, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulics and Hydrology in the Small Computer Age

Abstract: The application of microprocessor-based data acquisition systems to laboratory experiments and field tests is discussed. The importance of the system design and hardware selection is emphasized. A system incorporating a microprocessor with the optimum internal architecture and an analog-to-digital converter with an optimum resolution is recommended.

Subject Headings: Field tests | Data collection | Laboratory tests | Data processing | Architecture

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