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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