Microprocessor-based controller for actuators in structural testing

Sunder, R and Venkatesh, CS (1992) Microprocessor-based controller for actuators in structural testing. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Automation in fatigue and fracture, 15-17 June 1992, Paris, France.

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Abstract

A dedicated microprocessor-based controller was developed for low-speed multichannel structural testing. The controller was designed to be mounted on the actuator and for remote calibration, tuning, and programming. It includes electronics for signal conditioning and servoloop control, programmable waveform generation, and data acquisition, as well as handshake lines for synchronous operation with other actuators. Computer-controller communication is through a serial daisy-chained interface that permits multiactuator programming through a single communication port on the host computer system.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Microprocessors;Actuators;Fatigue tests
Subjects: MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTER SCIENCES > Computer Systems
Division/Department: Structures Division, Structures Division
Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2006
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:50
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/2817

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