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Data Acquisition Knowledge Base

What Is a Thermocouple Sensor and How Does It Work?

In this article, you will learn what is a thermocouple, which are the basic types available, and how the temperature is measured with these sensors today.

Grant Maloy Smith

4/24/2024

Product Updates

DewesoftX 2024.2 Released - New Spreadsheet Widget, DewesoftRT Device View, and More

The DewesoftX 2024.2 release introduces several new features and improvements, including a new device view for a clearer overview of standalone devices, an enhanced spreadsheet widget for better data reporting, and updates to the licensing mechanism, including a countable license option for the Functional Generator module. Additionally, the video solution is expanded to include streaming IP cameras.

Eva Kalšek

4/23/2024

Data Acquisition Knowledge Base

What Is CAN Bus (Controller Area Network) and How It Compares to Other Vehicle Bus Networks

Introduction into CAN bus (Controller Automation Network), CAN FD, OBD II and how it compares to other standard vehicle data bus networks.

Grant Maloy Smith

4/17/2024

Data Acquisition Knowledge Base

Data Acquisition History - From Strip Chart Recorders to Digital DAQ [UPDATED 2024]

History of data acquisition article shows how the industry evolved from early strip chart and tape recorders into the modern digital data acquisition era.

Grant Maloy Smith

3/20/2024

Case Studies

Power Inverter Certification According to Standards and Grid Codes

The article discusses EPC Power Corporation's collaboration with Dewesoft LLC to meet international certification standards for their utility-scale PV inverters. Facing complex global standards like ISO 9001:2015 and UL 1741, EPC Power utilized Dewesoft's high-speed power analyzers for rigorous testing, ensuring their products comply with various grid codes and quality standards.

John Miller

3/20/2024

Case Studies

Seismic Safety Assessment of a Hospital Building

This article showcases the success of combining computer simulations with real-world data for earthquake resilience assessments. Accurate modelling aligned with OMA confirms the reliability of seismic predictions. It stresses the importance of comprehensive evaluations, blending theory and practice, to guarantee structural safety during earthquakes.

3/20/2024

Case Studies

Comparing MEMS and IEPE accelerometers for structural vibration behavior testing

Learn more about MEMS and IEPE accelerometers for testing structural behaviour under cyclic loads. The research aimed to find the most accurate sensor type by comparing their readings to those from a laser displacement sensor on a scale model subjected to earthquake-like vibrations.

Emanuele Burgognoni

3/20/2024

Case Studies

Monitoring the Forces Affecting Hydrogen Embrittlement of Metal Screws

The article explores the issue of hydrogen embrittlement in metal screws used in timber connections, a phenomenon that reduces their strength due to hydrogen-induced stress corrosion cracking (HISCC). The SCREW_HISCC project utilizes Dewesoft's technology to monitor the effects of humidity on the screws' durability.

Konrad Schweiger

2/29/2024

Case Studies

Monitoring the Durability of Timber Gantry

The "Green Gantry Project," a collaboration between Kapsch TrafficCom and Graz University of Technology, aims to replace traditional steel highway gantries with sustainable timber alternatives to reduce carbon emissions. The project focuses on testing the durability and strength of timber structures exposed to outdoor conditions using Dewesoft's technology.

Konrad Schweiger

2/29/2024

Product Updates

DewesoftX 2024.1 Released - Hydrogen Engine Analysis, ASAM ODS ATFX File Import, and More

The DewesoftX 2024.1 release introduces significant enhancements, particularly in Automotive functionalities such as CEA and TestBed plugins for hydrogen engine analysis. Key features include multiple knocking events and misfire detection in the CEA module, extended math capabilities in the Counter module, and improvements in communication protocols like OPC-UA.

Eva Kalšek

2/22/2024

Data Acquisition Knowledge Base

How To Replace Chart Recorders with a Dewesoft Digital DAQ System

Learn how digital DAQ system represents the optimal way to replace old oscillographic chart recorders, save money, and move your testing to the next level.

Grant Maloy Smith

2/21/2024

Data Acquisition Knowledge Base

What is Durability Testing and Why Should You Do It?

Durability testing evaluates products under real-world conditions to ensure they perform reliably. It involves various tests like vibration, thermal cycling, and drop testing to identify flaws early and improve quality. Crucial across industries, it detects defects, ensures compliance, and enhances product longevity.

Grant Maloy Smith

2/20/2024

Data Acquisition Knowledge Base

The Importance of Product Testing

This article emphasizes the critical role of product testing in ensuring successful launches and maintaining brand reputation. It covers various types of testing, such as functional, usability, performance, durability, and component testing, along with their methodologies and significance.

Primož Rome

2/16/2024

Case Studies

Reducing Train Noise Pollution Using Pass-by Sound Testing

The article discusses DEKRA Rail's initiative to reduce train noise pollution in the Netherlands by implementing a new data acquisition system. They chose Dewesoft's SIRIUS DAQ for its compactness and high performance. The system enables real-time noise analysis and data export for further examination.

Grant Maloy Smith

2/15/2024

Data Acquisition Knowledge Base

How They Did it: Testing the Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet

The Boeing 747's journey began with a US military competition in 1963, leading to its development as a groundbreaking commercial passenger jet for Pan American Airlines. It overcame challenges, underwent extensive testing and evolved into various versions, serving unique roles like carrying the Space Shuttle and serving as Air Force One.

Grant Maloy Smith

1/26/2024

Case Studies

Data Acquisition and Automation of an Ice Cream Production Line

An international ice cream manufacturer partnered with Dewesoft to enhance their ice cream cone production line by improving the chocolate spraying process and automating production while maintaining quality standards. Using infrared cameras and data analysis, they monitored and analyzed the process.

Marco Ribichini

1/24/2024

Product Updates

New Models of the SIRIUS® XHS-PWR Power Analyzers

Introducing the two new devices in the SIRIUS® XHS-PWR product family. SIRIUS® XHS-PWR is a distinctive 2-channel Power Analyzer specifically designed for in-vehicle testing of electric and hybrid vehicles.

Jaka Ogorevc

1/23/2024

Corporate News

Development of low-emission home appliances and systems for verification

In the context of a PD project, we are collaborating with Gorenje and Arctur to develop a low-emission washing machine and a low-emission refrigerator, along with the appropriate infrastructure and systems for verifying household appliances with low levels of emitted noise.

Primož Rome

1/21/2024

Product Updates

New Portable Displays: DS-DISP-13 and DS-DISP-15

Introducing new portable displays with multi-touch functionality. The new displays offer Full HD resolution and are USB powered.

Primož Rome

1/17/2024

Data Acquisition Knowledge Base

Current Transducers vs Current Transformers - What are the Differences?

Learn about the differences between current transformers (CT) and current transducers, emphasizing that CTs are focused on power measurement, while transducers are concerned with signal conversion. This article compares the two providing comprehensive insights into the selection and usage of these devices for current measurement applications.

Grant Maloy Smith

1/5/2024

Data Acquisition Knowledge Base

What are the Major Types of Current Sensors?

This article explores diverse current sensor technologies, including Current Transformers (CT), DC-CT® Flux Technology, Fluxgate, Open-loop Hall Effect, Closed-loop Hall Effect, Fiber-optic Current Sensors, Shunt Resistors, and Rogowski Coils. It compares their features, applications, principles, advantages, disadvantages, and costs.

Grant Maloy Smith

1/5/2024

Product Updates

Introducing DS-18xLAN - Fast Multiport Ethernet Switch With PTP Synchronization

The new DS-18xLAN is an 18-port network switch designed for high-speed data transfer up to 10 Gbps, featuring Precision Time Protocol (PTP) synchronization. The front panel offers 12 ports with 2.5 GbE speed, including passive Power over Ethernet (PoE) options for external devices.

Jaka Ogorevc

12/21/2023

Product Updates

New SIRIUS® XHS​​​​​​​ Options and Features: Digital Counters and CAN-FD

Introducing new options for SIRIUS® XHS high-speed data acquisition systems. 8-channel SUPERCOUNTER® inputs that support various modes such as event counting, waveform timing, encoder, tacho, and geartooth. And the second is an upgrade on the CAN input which now supports CAN-FD by default.

Jaka Ogorevc

12/21/2023

Product Updates

DewesoftX 2023.6 Released - Digital Meter Widget Improvements

Introducing DewesoftX 2023.6! Highlights include an enhanced Digital Meter widget, streamlined sensor management, and advanced features in Online Counter Math. Discover more in the What's New section for a comprehensive overview of upgrades.

Eva Kalšek

12/19/2023