Automatic control and data acquisition system for combustion laboratory applications.
Hansen, Bertel J.
Netzer, David W.
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A modern computer based automatic data acquisition/control system was installed at the Department of Aeronautics' Combustion Laboratory. This system utilizes an HP-85 desktop computer as system controller for the HP-3054A data acquisition system. These major control applications include: (1) particle size determination by measurement of scattered laser light, (2) a vitiated air heater system, and (3) a solid fuel ramjet test unit. Details involving specific data acquisition/control techniques for these applications are discussed.
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