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Drive-by-Wire Testing Using ADwin Systems

Real-Time Data Collection for Analog, Digital and CANbus Applications In the automotive industry, Drive-by-wire (AKA X-by-wire) technology has replaced many traditional mechanical control systems with electronic and electro-mechanical control systems including brake-by-wire and electronic throttle control. This has resulted in improved safety and ergonomic designs along with more options in commercial cars. Drive-by-wire systems require … Continued

ADwin for Control of Hydraulic Test Stands

ADwin Simulates the Real World for ECUs Under Test ADwin data acquisition and control systems are commonly used to provide control of hydraulic test stands, installed with the goal of improved PQ for ECUs. An ADwin system can provide extremely high-speed control with speeds of 100 to 300 kHz. These real-time systems are ideal for … Continued

Effective Error and Fault Diagnosis

Data Collection Helps Prevent Machine and Process Failures Plant machinery and processes are usually controlled by PLC systems or industrial PCs. Digital and analog signals undergo complex linking via programmable procedures and algorithms. But what happens when the program fails to function in the desired way, or when sporadic failures and irregular patterns begin to … Continued