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Material Testing: Monitoring Metal Fatigue Crack Growth

ADwin-Gold Real-Time Data Acquisition System CAS DataLoggers recently supplied the data acquisition and control solution for a prominent manufacturer of material used in the aviation and aerospace industries. Characterizing the growth rate of cracks in metal samples under repeated cyclical stress was critical to the customer: typically, a material test system incorporating a closed loop … Continued

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