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MECHANICALVIBRATIONS

MECHANICAL VIBRATIONS
BMM3553

Howtosetup(hardware)andsettingforNationalInstrumentandDasyLab
(usingaccelerometer)
ThreemainsvibrationapparatusinVibrationLabforBMM3553

1.FORCEDVIBRATIONAPPARATUS 2.FREEVIBRATIONAPPARATUS

3.TORSIONALVIBRATIONAPPARATUS
Howtosetup(hardware)andsettingforNationalInstrument

1 Open Measurement & Automation


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2. Under My System >> Data Neighborhood


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3 3. Create New (create new task)

4 4 Choose NI-DAQmx Task


4.

5 5. Click Next
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6. Choose Analog Input

7. Choose Acceleration (since 7

use accelerometer)
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8. Choose channel.
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For example,
choose ai0
ai0 since
we use
accelerometer on
channel 0. Then
click Next.
Next .
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9. Rename the task.

10 10. Click Finish.


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14.
14 Click Run to test the setting
setting.

15. Save setting.

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11. The new task will appear


under NI-DAQmx task.

12. Change the sensitivity


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value and units. (refer sensor
certification)

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13. Change to Continuous Samples.


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Sensitivity of accelerometer can be found at sensor case or at sensor certificate


certificate.
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16. Open DasyLab .


16 Measurement >> Hardware Setup>>NI-DAQmx>>
Synchronization with MAX configuration.
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17. Click OK.

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18. Click OK.


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19. Open Measurement >>


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Ti
Time B
Bases >> All S
Setting
tti

20. The new task will appear.


20 Please change the Sampling
p
rate and Block size depend on
the experiment requirement.
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21. To test the setting, open Modules >>


NI-DAQmx >> Analog Input. Drag and
drop
p in workspace.
p Double click the icon
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and the will appear on it. Click OK.

Done!
Andhave
funwith
DasyLab!
DasyLab!