Code No: RR411002

Set No. 1

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 PC BASED INSTRUMENTATION ( Common to Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering and Instrumentation & Control Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. (a) Mention the Advantages of Distributed control system over centralized Computer System (b) Given the functional requirements of (Distributed) Process control system. [8+8] 2. With a figure explain about the essential features of operating system for PC based Instrumentation in detail. [16] 3. What is a Data bus logic ? System Data bus is distributed into how many sections List them. Draw the schematic block diagram for the Data bus Distribution and explain the functions of all the ICs and signals in the diagram. [16] 4. (a) Explain the party line architecture topology with illustrations? (b) What are the disadvantages with single bus architecture? 5. Explain in detail the memory allocation used in IBM PC. 6. Explain in detail with a neat diagram how a video display work. 7. (a) Write the features and applications of Digital I/o and timer card. (b) How the base address of the timer card is selected? [8+8] [16] [16] [16]

8. Write a program in C to demonstrate the operation of both D/A and A/D converters. [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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Code No: RR411002

Set No. 2

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 PC BASED INSTRUMENTATION ( Common to Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering and Instrumentation & Control Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Enumerate the reasons behind the parallelism of two or more PC’s in automated measurement and control systems? [16] 2. With a figure explain about the essential features of operating system for PC based Instrumentation in detail. [16] 3. Give the circuit diagram and the circuit description for the Data bus Logic. [16] 4. Explain VME bus, (a) Hardware specifications. (b) Bus format specifications. [16]

5. Describe the salient features of the 1488 TTL to RS-232 converter with a neat diagram. [16] 6. Describe the salient features of monochrome add on card to PC with a neat diagram. [16] 7. (a) Explain the features of ADC/DAC/Digital I/o card. (b) Discuss the power requirements, Base address selection and I/o map of the card. [8+8] 8. Write a program in C to demonstrate the operation of both D/A and A/D converters. [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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Code No: RR411002

Set No. 3

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 PC BASED INSTRUMENTATION ( Common to Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering and Instrumentation & Control Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Draw the Block diagram of hardware subsystems of real - time control system and describe the function of each module? [16] 2. List out Various essential features of operating system for PC based Instrumentation and give the description for each one in detail, with a diagram. [16] 3. What is a Address bus Logic ? List the various blocks of Address bus Logic and explain the functions of each block in detail. [16] 4. (a) mention some PC expansion bus schemes. (b) Explain the function of different signals in DMA operation and interrupt request operations in ISA bus. (c) Explain the function of the following signals in ISA bus, indicating the nature of the signal ( input / output ). i. ii. iii. iv. 0WS OSC IOCHRDY AEN

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5. Describe the signals involved and operations carried out to read and write I/O ports. [16] 6. Sketch the general form of the bus interface for a smart peripheral IC 8255 PIO and explain the salient features of it. [16] 7. (a) Explain the features of ADC/DAC/Digital I/o card. (b) Discuss the power requirements, Base address selection and I/o map of the card. [8+8] 8. Write a program in C to demonstrate the operation of both D/A and A/D converters. [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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Code No: RR411002

Set No. 4

IV B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007 PC BASED INSTRUMENTATION ( Common to Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering and Instrumentation & Control Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆ 1. Draw the Basic Building blocks of Automation system and explain it in detail?[16] 2. Draw the block diagram for the Data bus distribution with all the interconnection signals and explain the functions of each block and the functions of all the signals in the diagram. [16] 3. Draw the Block diagram of DMA Logic and give the circuit description. What is a DPCLK logic in the above and give the circuit diagram and Timing diagram for the DPCLK logic. [16] 4. With the help of a scheme explain the operation of priority vectored interrupt scheme with respect toVME bus. Indicate the vectored interrupt protocol timing diagram and explain the same. [16] 5. Describe the signals involved and operations carried out to read and write I/O ports. [16] 6. Describe in detail with a neat diagram the working of a simple keyboard interface circuitry. [16] 7. (a) What are the types of faults in the add-on card you should catch by a careful visual inspection? (b) What are the series of checks should be done to confirm that the add-on card is faulty or good? [8+8] 8. Write a program in C to demonstrate the operation of both D/A and A/D converters. [16] ⋆⋆⋆⋆⋆

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