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Studying Flight Dynamics With the myVTOL NI miniSystem for NI myDAQ - Pioneer Release

NI myDAQ Signal Processing Curriculum Resources

Teach Tough Concepts: Frequency Domain in Measurements

Studying Earthquakes With the myQuake NI miniSystem for NI myDAQ - Pioneer Release

Teaching Thermal Insulation Properties With the myTemp NI miniSystem for NI myDAQ - Pioneer Release

NI myDAQ Circuits Curriculum Resources

Teach Analog Circuits With NI Multisim and NI ELVIS

NWA Case Study - Turning Oceans of Data into Real-Time Actionable Manufacturing Intelligence

Dow Chemical wanted to generate actionable information from existing data so that it could be shared across global plants, and inform teams on processes, efficiencies and best practices.

Manchester Metropolitan University picks ChemDraw

Organic Chemistry students at Manchester Metropolitan University are using ChemDraw, supplied in the UK by Adept Scientific, which will enable them to better illustrate their work with clear molecular structures.

Consistency Improvements Accompany Customer Relations Benefits for Plastic Film Pioneers

The Quanser Platform for Control Systems Research Validation

In this whitepepar, Michel Levis, Quanser Application Engineer and Dr. Tom Lee, Chief Education Officer at Quanser, present an overview of theoretical and application research topics from various institutions that have deployed Quanser equipment to validate their research concepts.

Two Views on Real-World Skills That Engineering Graduates Need

Prairie View A&M University - Compatibility with Labview Overcomes Limits in Applications

University Consortium on Instructional Shake Tables

How to enhance civil engineering programs with earthquake simulators

Bristol University: Advanced Teaching Benefits with Control Hardware and Modeling Software

Products supplied and supported by Adept Scientific, Quanser?s distributor in UK, are providing real teaching and research benefits at Bristol University.

University of Cincinnati: Better Grads and Innovative Research - A Professor's Winning Formula

Challenge: How can a research-focused academic attract better students?

Queen's University: How to save funds, space and time while expanding your engineering program

Origin Case Study - Automated Dose Response Curve Fitting Outpaces Manual Operation

Origin Case Study - Italian Research Laboratory Analyses Instabilities in C02 Lasers

Origin Case Study - Origin as a Financial Reporting Tool

Origin Case Study - Using the Origin Analysis Template and Custom Report Sheets

Origin Case Study - Study of Drugs in Transplants

EndNote Case Study - Child Health Booster

A new site-wide Endnote licence gives medical staff at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital the same access to class-leading bibliography software as their academic colleagues.

Sentiment Analysis with WordStat

Brand image and personality have been widely studied in marketing. Researchers want to know what consumers think of a specific brand and want to see if there is a similarity between the brand image the company to compare the brand personality of two store chains (Walmart and Target) and two brands of athletic clothes and shoes (Nike and Adidas). The authors used QDA Miner to codify interview responses and to identify distinct personality dimensions associated with each brand.

What is Media Framing Analysis?

Media Framing Analysis is a growing area in communication research focussing on how media represents a specific topic by drawing attention to specific issues at the expense of others, the various factors and actors that may exert influence on this selection process, and the potential impact news framing may have on its audience's perceptions and actions.

Voice of the Customer Data Analysis

Coding and Analysing Open-Ended Questions

Both QDA Miner and WordStat offer useful tools for coding and analysing open-ended questions. The answer to the question about which software to use really depends on a variety of factors such as, the quantity of responses one has to code. The available time and financial resources to code and analyse those responses as well as whether the data comes from a one-time survey or from either a recurring survey or an ongoing data-collection process.

Brand Image Analysis with QDA Miner and WordStat

Brand image and personality have been widely studied in marketing. Researchers want to know what consumers think of a specific brand and want to see if there is a similarity between the brand image the company to compare the brand personality of two store chains (Walmart and Target) and two brands of athletic clothes and shoes (Nike and Adidas). The authors used QDA Miner to codify interview responses and to identify distinct personality dimensions associated with each brand.

Making Better Decisions, Faster: How Civil Engineers Are Improving Efficiency with Engineering Calculation Software

The right calculation software can be a powerful tool that enables engineering teams to more easily solve problems, generate ideas, share important data and catch mistakes before they have major consequences.

Making Better Decisions, Faster: How Electrical Engineers Are Improving Efficiency with Engineering Calculation Software

The right calculation software can be a powerful tool that enables engineering teams to more easily solve problems, generate ideas, share important data and catch mistakes before they have major consequences.

Mathcad Case Study - Technip ensures the reliability of its calculations using PTC Mathcad

Technip, world leader in project management, engineering and construction for the energy industry, uses Mathcad to enhance the reliability of its calculations.

Mathcad Prime 3.0 Case Study - Reinforcing Good Practice

J&P Building Systems has adopted PTC Mathcad Prime 3.0, supplied and supported by Adept Scientific, as the primary platform for its engineering design calculations.

DAQ White Paper: Signal Conditioning

Data Acquisition Fundamentals: Improving Measurement Quality with Signal Conditioning

Prototype Rapidly with Multisim and Ultiboard User Definable Templates

User defined templates for circuit schematics and PCB layouts provide a comprehensive starting point to engineers to begin designing their circuits and printed circuit boards. With a template various elements such as connector placement, critical devices and board layout can be pre-configured to aid in the design process. With NI Multisim and NI Ultboard these templates can save significant amounts of time on designs by collaborating with others, providing set constraints for adjacent electronics or prototyping for hardware from National Instruments.

Automate Circuits Analyses with the NI LabVIEW Multisim API Toolkit

The NI LabVIEW Multisim API Toolkit has been developed for the LabVIEW environment and provides access to more than 120 functions to automate the simulation of a Multisim circuit from LabVIEW. This toolkit is an innovative new connection between the worlds of design and graphical programming.

Advanced Circuit Analysis and Exploration with Circuit Parameters in NI Multisim

NI Multisim allows engineers to optimize the performance of electronic circuits earlier in the design flow with simulation to ensure that circuits meet specifications with fewer prototype iterations.

NI Multisim Automotive Applications

NI Multisim is a best-in-class SPICE simulation and rapid PCB layout tool used by automotive designers and test engineers of different focus areas. Multisim Automotive customer base extends from leading car manufacturers worldwide, to multi-national automotive part suppliers, to small and medium enterprises developing car electronics and OEM solutions.

Simulation of Integrated Power Controllers from ON Semiconductor

Analog designers rely on datasheets to define the specification of their circuit designs. Although datasheets include the specifications of a component and remain an indispensable resource, they lack information of how parts will behave within different configurations. This is why circuit simulation is a critical tool in the design flow to complement datasheets to provide the insight needed to improve design performance and reduce iterations. In this series of application notes, we review how NI Multisim and devices from semiconductor industry partners can use simulation to improve design performance.

High-Performance Electronics for a Formula Student Race Car

Using Multisim and LabVIEW software with NI CompactRIO programmable automation controller (PAC) to simulate the vehicle, collect data, and use the data to create custom alarms.

How to Integrate Circuit Simulation and Layout Projects in AWR Microwave Office with NI Multisim

National Instruments provides design engineers with simulation and layout tools that enable the productive development of electronic circuits. The NI toolset covers a wide range of applications; from precise simulation of high frequency distributed elements in the AWR Microwave Office (MWO) environment, to simulation and PCB layout of low-frequency circuit in the NI Multisim environment. This tutorial provides information on how these tools can be combined to accurately design a 10 GHz Low Noise Amplifier (LNA) in MWO along with the required DC biasing circuits in NI Multisim. The PCB layout of each of the circuits are then created in the respective tools and combined in a single design in NI Ultiboard to prepare it for fabrication.

3-Phase Back-to-Back Inverter Research Board with NI Multisim and the NI GPIC

In this tutorial a new design of back-to-back power inverters is presented. The design involves the prototyping of power electronics circuitry developed in NI Multisim and NI Ultiboard as well as an FPGA-based digital controller developed in NI LabVIEW FPGA and targeted to the NI Single-Board RIO 9606 and the NI General Purpose Inverter Controller (GPIC).

Building a Powerful Remote Leak-Detection Platform for Aerial Surveys With the LabVIEW Real-Time Module, Multisim, and PXI

Building a system using the NI LabVIEW Real-Time Module running on an NI controller with multiple PXI modules to integrate several instruments into a reliable survey platform.

Creating an Innovative Medical Instrument Using NI Products

Creating the ECMEG biomedical data acquisition and processing system, which is a compact, transportable, extremely precise, and reliable device, with NI products and standard sensor technology used in the medical field for conducting ECG, EMG, and EEG tests.

Studying Human Locomotion of Amputees Using Prostheses with NI Multisim

Using NI Multisim and Ultiboard software to design the Intelligent Prosthetic Endoskeletal Component System (iPecs).

Noise Analysis using Analog Devices Operational Amplifiers

This article provides an overview of the theory behind the Noise Analysis feature in NI Multisim and describes how to use it. It also provides a guideline for verifying the inclusion of noise effects in an operational-amplifier macro-model and uses a practical example to illustrate the benefit of adopting simulation in the design flow.

Design Efficient Fast Switching Power Converters with EPC eGAN FETs

Analog designers rely on datasheets to define the specification of their circuit designs. Although datasheets include the specifications of a component and remain an indispensable resource, they lack information of how parts will behave within different configurations. This is why circuit simulation is a critical tool in the design flow to complement datasheets to provide the insight needed to improve design performance and reduce iterations. In this series of application notes, we review how NI Multisim and devices from semiconductor industry partners can use simulation to improve design performance.

Accurate Switch-Mode-Power-Supply Designs with NXP Components

Analog designers rely on datasheets to define the specification of their circuit designs. Although datasheets include the specifications of a component and remain an indispensable resource, they lack information of how parts will behave within different configurations. This is why circuit simulation is a critical tool in the design flow to complement datasheets to provide the insight needed to improve design performance and reduce iterations. In this series of application notes, we review how NI Multisim and devices from semiconductor industry partners can use simulation to improve design performance.

Flight and Camera Electronics for a Satellite System - A NI Multisim National Lab Application

One of the great hurdles in the modern design flow is the inability to effectively prototype a design and compare its behavioral measurements to the initial design specifications. This barrier to effective design is detrimental to engineers who want to be able to quickly verify and validate their prototypes with simulated behavior. The integration between the Multisim capture and simulation environment, and the LabVIEW graphical programming language, provides a streamlined and integrated path for measurements to flow through the design flow. This improves the productivity of engineers.

Rapid Design of a Military Communications System Using NI Technologies

Using the NI CompactRIO design platform to deploy a remote system that acquires audio signals, and NI Multisim and Ultiboard to define an application-specific custom I/O module to transmit over the communications user datagram protocol (UDP).

Custom Circuit Design for NI Hardware

National Instruments offers engineers and scientists several off-the-shelf hardware platforms for data acquisition, signal processing, embedded monitoring, measurement, and control applications. NI Multisim software features more than 90 predefined connector symbols and footprints to develop custom applications for NI hardware systems. Using NI tools for accessory design can save you days of development and reduce prototype iterations instantly.

Dynapower Reduces Power Converter Development Time With the NI GPIC

Using the new NI Single-Board RIO General Purpose Inverter Controller (GPIC) to provide real and reactive power to the grid to help stabilize the utility with high penetrations of varying generation sources, such as wind and solar, or to compensate for volatile loads.

Power Electronics Design with NI Multisim

NI Multisim is a powerful tool used to simulate and prototype power electronics circuit designs. Multisim has large database of configurable power component modelse along with existing SPICE models from various semiconductor manufacturers. The powerful Multisim simulation enables the evaluation of different power circuits of different ratings at an early design stage. You can use models for IGBT and MOSFET switches, electro-mechanical components, different active and passive components, and switching controllers to accurately evaluate power electronics systems.

Rapid OEM Prototyping of Medical, Biotech, and Industrial Devices and Products Using Multisim, Ultiboard, and NI Single-Board RIO

Developing ready-to-use, technically proven signal conditioning circuitry that can rapidly integrate daughterboards and daughterboard kits into the NI Single-Board RIO platform for medical and biotech applications.

Creating a Custom Component in NI Multisim

NI Multisim and NI Ultiboard provide an integrated platform to design, simulate and lay out a complete Printed Circuit Board (PCB). The highly flexible Database Manager makes it easy to add a new SPICE simulation model to a custom defined schematic symbol which can then transfer an accurate footprint to layout. Creating a Custom Component in NI Multisim and Creating a Custom Component in NI Ultiboard are your resources on how to intuitively and quickly learn how to create your own custom components.

Introduction to Simulation and Analysis of Semiconductor Applications

Analog designers rely heavily on datasheets provided by component manufacturers to design a circuit to specification. Although datasheets include critical information of individual components (and remain an indispensable resource) they lack information of how parts will behave within different design configurations. For this reason circuit simulation is a powerful toolsto interactively and graphically gain greater insight into device behavior.

Pushing the Mathematical Envelope - Case Studies in Solving Modern Electrical Engineering Challenges

Like engineers in every major discipline, electrical engineers are facing mathematical challenges like never before.

Pushing the Mathematical Envelope - Case Studies in Solving Modern Civil and Structural Engineering Calculations Challenges

Like engineers in every major discipline, civil and structural engineers are facing an expanded array of mathematical challenges.

Pushing the Mathematical Envelope - Case Studies in Solving Modern Mechanical Engineering Calculations Challenges

Like engineers in every major discipline, mechanical engineers are facing an expanded array of mathematical challenges.

VisSim Application Pack 8 - HVAC Design

VisSim enables complex real world HVAC systems to be rapidly and easily modelled, simulated and debugged.

VisSim Application Pack 7 - Control System Design

Learn how VisSim can be used to streamline and simplify model construction for all kinds of plants and systems, then easily develop, optimise and validate control strategies that deliver the best results. Download this case study to discover why Honeywell chose VisSim to quickly and accurately model all the nonlinearities of a gas turbine, then explore, test and validate control systems.

Why Can't Johnny Design?

Does engineering education need an overhaul? How do educators ensure the next generation of engineers is ready to meet the complex challenges of the 21st century? Dr. Tom Lee, Chief Education Officer at Quanser, offers insights into these all-important questions in a three-part series of articles entitled, ?Why Can?t Johnny Design?? originally published by EEWeb PULSE Magazine.

EndNote Case Study - Newcastle University Library's 'EndNote Week'

Newcastle University Library's 'EndNote Week' gives hands-on support to students and staff - with a little remote assistance from Adept Scientific.

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 20

Delphin measurement data acquisition in washing detergent development

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 19

A Delphin measurement system provides precision data on soil properties

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 18

Cleanroom monitoring - secure measurement data acquisition

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 17

Solar Energy measurement technology

EndNote Case Study - Referencing in the Pharmaceutical Industry

EndNote Case Study - Nursing, Midwifery & Physiotherapy

With academic and research libraries including thousands of references per library, it?s no wonder they need a robust and reliable bibliographic reference management tool.

EndNote Case Study - EndNote Makes a Case for Change

EndNote Case Study - Music To a Scholar's Ears

When music student Mervyn Hogg first started using EndNote he hit a few 'flat notes'. These were easily resolved when he contacted Adept Scientific's expert technical support team.

SPC Casebook: Testing Waters with NWA Quality Analyst

A laboratory involved in the analysis of marine waters and freshwater fisheries around the country has found accuracy and efficiency benefits in its sampling activities following the adoption of NWA (Northwest Analytics) Quality Analyst.

VisSim Automotive Application Pack 2

The VisSim Automotive Application Pack features a case study about the rapid prototyping of a brake control system, and details of VisSim tools for embedded controls development and real-time control.

VisSim Embedded Controls Application Pack 5

The VisSim Embedded Controls Application Pack provides a must-have tutorial on implementing DSP-based industrial controls without coding, as well as several case studies demonstrating the power and capability of VisSim/Embedded Controls Developer (VisSim/ECD) software.

VisSim Power Generation Application Pack 3

The VisSim Power Generation Application Pack contains a number of highly relevant case studies demonstrating VisSim's advanced capabilities in modelling various types of power plant.

VisSim Motion Control Application Pack 4

The VisSim Motion Control Application Pack includes details of the VisSim/Motion add-on, along with case studies showing how VisSim is used successfully in machine design.

VisSim Aerospace & Defence Application Pack 1

The VisSim Aerospace & Defence Application Pack includes a comprehensive tutorial on the 6-DOF simulation of aeroplanes, together with case studies describing VisSim-based applications for simulating flight dynamics and cockpit components.

DAQ White Paper: Thermocouples, thermistors, RTDs & more

Data Acquisition Fundamentals: Making Accurate Temperature Measurements with Thermocouples, Thermistors and RTD Sensors

Mathcad Whitepaper: Standardizing Engineering Calculations in a Product Development System

PTC highlights Mathcad's role as the critical communication tool to document the valuable IP behind every successfully engineered product.

EndNote Case Study - Children's Palliative Care

Read about how a leading UK charity uses EndNote to collate PaedPalLit, a tool for keeping track of articles relevant to the care of children with life-limiting conditions.

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 12

Delphin ProfiMessage gives lift truck designers a productivity boost

VisSim Case Study - Electron Beam Curing System Designed with VisSim/Embedded Controls Developer

Case Study: NWA Quality Analyst Supports Nuclear and Environmental Analysis Work

EndNote Case Study - Making Research and Referencing Plain Sailing

Dr Sam Willis, a maritime historian and archaeologist, and author of nine books and numerous articles, considers EndNote a 'must-have' piece of time-saving software for personalised, scholarly research.

NWA Case Study - Cask of thousands

Scotland's youngest distillery is using Quality Analyst software from Northwest Analytics to maintain rigorous control over some of the drinks industry's most traditional products.

Mathcad Case Study - Meinhardt Facade Technology Adopts PTC's Mathcad to Improve Calculation Productivity

Mathcad Case Study - Bit Tips Asia Uses PTC's Mathcad in Railway Magnetic Field Calculations

Mathcad Case Study - Hittech Multin Improves Product Development with PTC's Creo Elements/Pro and Mathcad

Mathcad Case Study - GKN Revolves Around Aerospace Calculations

Mathcad is used at GKN Aerospace Engineering Services by stress engineers who produce calculations and product designs that are shared among customers to check that calculations and designs are free of errors and parts are ready to be manufactured.

Mathcad Case Study - Full Steam Ahead with Mathcad at MAN B&W Diesel AG

MAN B&W Diesel AG is the world's leading developer of diesel engines for ship propulsion units and stationary power supply systems. In less than two years, Man B&W Diesel developed the world's fastest-selling, medium-weight marine engine, the L21/31 using Mathcad calculation software.

Safety Critical Aerospace Application Relies on VisSim/ Embedded Controls Developer and VisSim/Real-TimePRO

VisSim used to design an embedded control system for an inflight chiller unit in the cockpit of the Joint Strike Fighter

SeQual Technologies Uses VisSim/Real-TimePRO for Oxygen Delivery Algorithms

SeQual Technologies releases an all-in-one oxygen concentrator using VisSim/Real-TimePRO

Coal-Fired Steam Turbine Modelled Using VisSim

Stanwell Corporation, a leading Australian electricity generation company, used VisSim to model their entire coal-fired, steam turbine generator plant, and then used the VisSim model to commission the controllers before going live on the plant.

Optimising Swimmers' Performance

Hector Engineering saved hours of development time creating the E-Rack interface with DASYLab's intuitive graphical programming and library of modules.

EndNote Case Study - More Than a Placebo Effect

EndNote takes the headache out of pharmaceutical research

Wind Tunnel Rotor Blade Testing

Turbine compressor blades for wind tunnel testing are statically balanced using IOtech's DaqBook.

Load Cell & Vehicle Jack Testing

IOtech's DaqBook measures load, torque, and displacement on an automobile jack to verify that it complies with its capacity ratings and safety requirements.

Hydraulic Motor Testing

Eaton's hydraulic motors are audited and reliability tested with IOtech DaqBooks before leaving the production line.

Liquid Chromatography Polymer Testing

DaqBooks monitor the output signals of liquid chromatographs to determine molecular weight distributions of new polymers developed in the research lab.

Rotating-Shaft Bearing Testing

IOtech's DaqBook's modularity, accuracy, portability, and open software features give users the flexibility needed to measure a wide range of vibrations in machinery.

Prototype Wheelchair Testing

IOtech's DaqBook data acquisition systems let designers certify durability and reliability tests on wheelchairs and scooters for people with disabilities.

Chiropractic Alignment Tool Testing

IOtech's DaqBook measures and records thrust force pulses produced by a Chiropractor's impact tool, which treats joint displacements and stimulates muscle tissues.

Slurry Pump Development - using DaqBook

IOtech's DaqBook measures and records critical heat-treating and cool-down temperatures of gigantic slurry pump castings during manufacturing and product development.

Fire-Fighting Apparatus Testing - using DaqBook

IOtech's DaqBook uses over 100 channels to measure and analyze pressure, speed, flow and temperature on firefighting equipment to ensure that it withstands especially rough handling during emergencies.

Pyrotechnics Device Testing - using WaveBook

IOtech's WaveBook data acquisition system is used by a manufacturer to acquire critical information during the testing of pyrotechnic devices.

Power-Grid Balance Testing - using WaveBook

IOtech's WaveBook collects the critical data that systems analysts need to create accurate models and simulators to ensure safe and reliable power-generating systems.

Hydraulic Component Testing - using WaveBook

Hydraulic components for off-road vehicles have a better life when IOtech WaveBooks monitor their durability tests.

Automotive Brake Testing - using WaveBook

IOtech's WaveBook dramatically cut costs on dynamic brake tests for warranty returns.

Ballistic Ejection Seat Testing - using WaveBook

IOtech's WaveBook measures acceleration, pressures, and forces in ballistic-driven mechanisms and rocket motors used on pilot ejection seats.

Cetacean Citation - How the International Whaling Commission uses EndNote

Mathcad Case Study - When is a goal not a goal? Mathcad measures up

Disputed goals are a major headache in professional football. This new white paper by Dr Ken Bray, the Bath-based theoretical physicist, looks at one particular type where a ball, bouncing on the ground after its impact with the crossbar, spins back into play.

Mathcad Case Study - Mathcad for Free Kicks

Read how Physicist Ken Bray and biomechanics expert David Kerwin at Bath's Department of Sport and Exercise Science used computer modelling to help explain why England's World Cup star, David Beckham, is so effective at free kicks.

Formula for success - advantages of multi-disciplinary control labs

This 4-page article looks at how universities can achieve a big reputation, produce smarter graduates and make vast savings by opting for multi-discipline control laboratories.

DAQ Case Study: Wigan and Leigh College use Data Acquisition to help develop winning skills

Find out how DASYLab data acquisition software helped Wigan and Leigh College achieve award-winning results in the World Skills UK competition.

GRAMS Case Study - Saving Art with Joined-Up Spectroscopy

Find out how GRAMS spectroscopy software is being used in the Art Conservation Program at Queen's University.

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 16

Testing of water purification filters for domestic and industrial applications

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 14

Data Acquisition on automate testing and recalibration for hospital applications

EndNote Case Study - EndNote Hits the Right Note

Discover how EndNote enables a senior lecturer in music.

MCC White paper - Tablets in DAQ

Are tablet computers the natural evolution of this trend? Using tablets in data acquisition applications is further explained in this white paper.

ChemBioDraw Whitepaper - Simplifying Collaboration for the Chemistry Department at Princeton

This new White Paper describes how a site subscription for the Chemistry Department at Princeton has simplified deployment of ChemBioDraw across the faculty, reduced IT and administrative costs and promoted collaboration amongst individuals, groups and departments.

SPC Whitepaper - How can I get Funding for My Quality System

Get your ROI justification right and you don't need any other reason to say yes to SPC

SPC Whitepaper - Our Customers Want Us to Do It

Properly implemented, SPC saves you many thousands of pounds and has a direct benefit to the profitability of your business

Preparing Effective Global Engineers for Success

Paul Gilbert, Quanser's CEO, describes his vision to expand the base of Quanser's systems into critical controls research and industrial applications, as well as educational institutions throughout the world.

Mathcad Case Study - Breakthrough in Water Treatment Technology

At Cornell University, the AguaClara Project is making headway in the development of zero-energy water-treatment plants that can be built and maintained with locally sourced materials.

Light at the end of the tunnel - USB devices from Adept Scientific help PCF integrity

Two USB I/O devices for data acquisition, from Adept Scientific, are helping researchers at Bath University to develop and perfect production of photonic crystal optical fibre, which has interesting and potentially revolutionary applications for light signal transmission.

Mathcad Whitepaper - Best practices in product development: Design studies & trade-off analyses

This whitepaper examines the use of Design Studies & Trade-Off Analyses as a best practice in optimizing design decisions early in the product development lifecycle.

ADwin Application Note 8 - Real-time systems in the automotive industry

Read how ADwin's real-time systems are used in the development and testing of power-train (PCMs) in the automotive industry.

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 11

Testing Calcium treatment water filters for domestic and industrial applications

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 10

Data Acquisition on Packaging Machines in the Pharmaceutical Industry

White Paper: Drawing Query Structures in ChemDraw and BioDraw

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 9

Process Monitoring of Vibrations at Hydro Turbines

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 8

Pressure values for hospital applications

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 7

Aircond Performance Design Verification

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 6

Under Hood Thermal Management and Engine Cooling Analysis

SPC Case Study: Saint Gobain Containers Achieves High Efficiencies with NWA Quality Analyst

The software makes it easy to compare data collected over days, weeks, months and even years, allowing them to spot large trends and unusual patterns that might otherwise be missed in the day-to-day views

SPC Case Study - Newark Group Uses NWA to Decrease Process Variation and Increase Profits

The Longview, WA facility of Newark Paperboard Products produces paperboard tubes that are used for applications such as paper mill winder cores, tubes used in a variety of packaging applications and as concrete forms.

Iams Case Study - Using NWA Quality Analyst to Optimise Fill Weights and Generate Savings

When it comes to feeding cats and dogs, The Iams Company is serious about The worldwide leader in premium pet foods uses statistical process control (SPC) and continuous process improvement at every stage of its production operation.

SPC Case Study - Gallo Glass uses Quality Analytics and Reporting for bottle production

The Gallo Glass plant in Modesto California is one of world's largest bottle plants. Fourteen glass lines make more than 100 types of bottles in sizes and shapes ranging from 187 ml single serving bottles to 4 liter jugs. The plant is the sole supplier to the E & J Gallo Winery and produces over 2 million bottles a day.

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 5

Pipe fitting test bench - rotary flex test

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 4

Process monitoring in a brewing plant

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 3

Data logging on natural gas dehydration plants with remote UMTS access

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 2

Testing marine diesel engine turbocharger components

Delphin Data Acquisition Application Note 1

Monitoring water consumption and temperature of dishwashers.

EndNote Case Study - Beyond the Obvious

In addition to storing and retrieving the more obvious bibliographic details, EndNote is well suited to a wide range of information management and analysis tasks. Read how Oscar Alvarez used EndNote to develop a database for 'International Cooperation for Development' for the 'Mexican Talent Network UK', to capture reference notes for qualitative analysis, automatically collect relevant news feeds to build his library, as well as organise his wine tasting hobby, and manage and share his stamp collection.

EndNote Case Study - Not Just for Word

EndNote is very portable and can easily fit into a productive workflow with other writing tools.

Case Study - Cyclofluidic deploys PerkinElmer ChemBioOffice Enterprise Cloud

Emerging technology company, Cyclofluidic, aims to improve the efficiency of drug discovery through the integration of chemistry and biology.

Application Note 59 - Deep Water Platform Analysis

Application Note 54 - Vehicle Noise, Vibration, and Harshness Testing

Application Note 59 - Deep Water Platform Analysis

Application Note 79 - Diesel Aircraft Engine Testing

Application Note 107 - Jet Engine Testing

Application Note 70 - Wind Tunnel Rotor Blade Testing

Application Note 82 - Load Cell and Vehicle Jack Testing

Application Note 89 - Rotating-Shaft Bearing Testing

Application Note 66 - Material Characterisation Tester

Application Note 98 - Hole Gauging System

ADwin Application Note 7 - Intelligent data logging using ADwin systems

ADwin Application Note 6 - Endurance test application: monitoring failure of flexible joint boots

ADwin Application Note 5 - Defining real-time control

ADwin Application Note 4 - Cold atom physics controlled by ADwin

ADwin Application Note 3 - ADwin-based system tests six switches in parallel

ADwin Application Note 2 - ADwin systems for test automation in development and production

ADwin Application Note 1 - Production test application: monitoring metal stamping press

How to... load specifications from Excel into NWA Quality Analyst

The Application of SPC for Process Improvement and Cost Reduction

EndNote case study - Referencing made easy with EndNote

Read how EndNote is very much a part of student and staff life at the University of Exeter.

Application Note 100 - Materials and component testing for bicycle frames

Materials and component testing for bicycle frames

Application Note 85 - Ballistic Ejection Seat Testing using WaveBook

Ballistic Ejection Seat Testing using WaveBook

Application Note 83 - Hydraulic Motor Testing using DaqBook

Hydraulic Motor Testing using DaqBook

Application Note 86 - Liquid Chromatography Polymer Testing using DaqBook

Liquid Chromatography Polymer Testing using DaqBook

Bibliographic White Paper: Bibliographic software eases the strain of plagiarism

This paper discusses the alleged rise of plagiarism, be it accidental or intentional, and how it can be avoided using bibliographic referencing software designed to meet individual and group needs.

True Numbers White Paper - Managing Engineering by the Numbers

Productivity and risk management for the engineer and organisation

Utah State University - How to attract more engineering students through systematic lab expansion

MCC White paper - Test Instrumentation for Nuclear Power Plants using USB-2533

E-Notebook Article - Go green & get more productive with E-Notebook

Whether you work alone or as part of a team - in education or research - E-Notebook can help you save time and money.

Reference Manager Case Study - Web Publisher getting to the heart of obesity

Read how The National Heart Forum use Reference Manager to develop their international database for obesity studies.

DAQ White paper - Strain Measurements

Data Acquisition Fundamentals: Making Basic Strain Measurements using 24-Bit Hardware

SPC Case Study - Delivering the industry's best turnaround times

Learn how analysis and monitoring services provider Chemtest is continuing to deliver the fastest turnaround times in the industry after installing Northwest Analytical's Quality Analyst from Adept Scientific. Laboratory service providers have previously struggled to cope with vast and growing amounts of data required to provide the comprehensive service offered by these companies.

Application Note: Monitoring Theme Park and Amusement Rides using LGR-5329 Data Logger

Find out how one of the world?s largest amusement park organisations are using the LGR-5329 data acquisition logger to validate design signatures and to capture comprehensive data for predictive maintenance on their passenger carriers.

White Paper: Making Temperature Measurements using Measurement Computing DAQ Products

A basic thermocouple measurement system requires two sensors, one for the environment under measurement and the other, a reference function, normally held to 0°C (32°F). Learn about measuring temperatures with sensors including: thermocouples, RTDs, and thermistors explore fundamental temperature measurement approaches, best practices, and common pitfalls.

Free Whitepaper - An in-depth comparison between Chem&BioDraw and MDL® ISIS/Draw

This document compares the two most widely used chemical structure drawing packages, CambridgeSoft's Chem & Bio Draw and MDL's ISIS/Draw. It looks at three general areas of functionality: query generation for chemical database searching, scientific presentation graphics, and desktop Cheminformatics tools. Both of these applications accomplish the first of these, but only ChemDraw covers all three at the level demanded by research scientists and chemoinformaticians.

DAQ Case Study 14 - CHARGER TESTING: There has to be a simpler way.

The task of comparing different Motorhome chargers inspired some creative thought. There must be a better way than manually recording the battery voltage and charge current every minute or so over a 12 hour period. I have a laptop so how do I generate inputs suitable to apply to the laptop from manual measurements?

Mathcad Mechanical Technology Article

Case study - Mathcad creates a springboard for integrated engineering design.

EndNote Case Study - The art of EndNote

Students at the University of Plymouth are using EndNote to keep images alive

SPC Casebook: Nuclear analysis operations improved with Quality Analyst

Learn how Quality Analyst sotware from Northwest Analytical (NWA), provided by Adept Scientific, is helping Sellafield Ltd to achieve its regulatory commitments and remain at the forefront of quality and safety in the industry.

SPC Casebook: Consistency improvements accompany customer relations benefits for plastic film pioneers

Learn how leading manufacturer of metallised films and laminates, Camvac Limited, has realised production and customer benefits with the introduction of Northwest Analytical?s (NWA) Statistical Process Control (SPC) software, Quality Monitor and Quality Analyst.

SPC Casebook: Metabolising statistical benefits with SPC

Learn how NWA Quality Analyst, has become an integral part of ABN's raw material and finished product quality effort, adding significant benefits to the company's customer relations as well as providing cost reductions and more effective use of time.

Mathcad Case Study - Engineering Calculation Software Essential for Predictive Engineering

This article shows how Mathcad accelerates the product design cycle, from concept to manufacturing engineering, to make the most of predictive engineering.

SPC NWA Quality Monitor Casebook: Engineering process quality for fasteners leader

BAS Components, a major supplier of Proprietary 'Flangeform' fasteners with 'in Die' and robotic cell automation technology, chooses NWA?s Quality Monitor to enhance its processes and customer satisfaction levels.

EndNote Application Pack - Zoos and Wildlife Trusts

Read how EndNote helps rearchers at Chester Zoo and The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

University of Waterloo: With the Support of QUARC, Successful Mechatronics Course is Achievable

EndNote User Story - Putting evidence at your fingertips to support and streamline your work.

Discover how Management Consultant, Hugo Minney, manages to maintain his focus on the writing rather than the referencing when he writes his reports with EndNote?s help.

NWA White Paper: The case for using Statistical Process Control (SPC) in the Food Industry

Discover the benefits of using Statistical Process Control (SPC) in order to monitor Critical Control Point (CCP) data in the food industry.

EndNote and Reference Manager Whitepaper: Bibliographic Software Vs Microsoft Office

If you're looking for the best way to collect, store and cite references, this whitepaper explains why dedicated bibliographic software tools like EndNote and Reference beat Microsoft Office applications such as Access and Excel hands down.

SPC Casebook: NWA Quality Analyst Goes Global for Better Nutrition

?Find out why Fortitech, the leader in the development and manufacture of custom nutrient premix blends, use NWA Quality Analyst as its standard SPC charting, analysis and documentation tool.

SPC Casebook: Rockwood Monitors Pigment Performance Around the World

Find out how Rockwood Pigments implemented NWA Quality Information System to improve process management.

SPC Casebook 26: Brewing the Best with the NWA Quality Information System

Find out how Widmer Brothers Brewing Company push their brewing process performance to the next level with the help of NWA Quality Information System.

VisSim Case Study - Motor Supplier uses VisSim to Improve Machine Design

Discover how engineers at Indramat optimised and shortened the development cycle of motion control systems using VisSim/Motion, a package which includes a pre-built library that simulates motors, controllers, sensors, transformers, loads and voltage sources.

Mathcad Case Study - Accurate Engineering Calculations are Critical for Structural Design at William Hare (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Find out how William Hare (India) use Mathcad to create critical calculations for connection designs of structural steel in less time and with fewer errors.

Mathcad Case Study - Mathcad helps luxury clock and watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre to reduce development time by 50%

Find out why Jaeger-LeCoultre use Mathcad, as part of its product development solution, to perform and document the calculations used to create it's entire product portfolio of watches and clocks.

Mathcad Case Study - Hyundai Engineering Co. Reduces Engineering Calculation Time with Mathcad

Find out how Hyundai Engineering Co. uses Mathcad to develop, visualise and document the precise calculations required for Nuclear Power Plant engineering in less time.

MathType White Paper - Turning up the heat on mathematical equations

Find out how MathType saves Applied Geothermal Measurement considerable time displaying thermal conductivity data on screen, while helping to maintain the focus on important things like evaluation and analysis.

DAQ Case Study 14: A flight at the museum

Read how a complex light simulator at Brooklands Museum has been rebuilt thanks to the capability and reliability of Measurement Computing data and signal aquisition units from Adept Scientific.

The Key to Better Research Results in Mechatronic Systems

From the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY).

DAQ Case Study 13: Digital I-O board weighs in for Precia-Molen

Read how Precia-Molen use Measurement Computing PCIe-DIO board for a new weighbridge management system.

SPC Casebook: Integrating ISO 9001 and ISO 22000

Read how ISO 22000 and ISO 9001 are related and how together they define food safety and quality management systems.

Concordia University: Hands-on Education and Research Needs Solved by Partnership with Quanser

SPC Casebook: How Kettle Foods maintained the quality of the artisan potato chip and achieved high volume production

SPC Casebook: The role of SPC in the Food Industry - featuring Butterball Turkey Company who used SPC to expand and improve its new Turkey Inspection System

SPC Casebook: Using SPC to optimise product fill weights, minimise overfill and still comply with regulations.

VisSim - ECD helps build ultra efficient e-bike with PMSM motors - case study

Find out how VisSim/Embedded Controls Developer helped Electric Motion Systems (EMS) to create the world's most efficient electric bicycle - the only one in existence with a powerful processor and advanced algorithms.

VisSim - Strathclyde case study

Read how more than 600 control and dynamic modelling students have benefited from the adoption of VisSim simulation software, from Adept Scientific, at Strathclyde University.

DAQ Case Study 12: Flexible data acquisition in extreme conditions

Read how a test rig for the Eurofighter has been manufactured using software and hardware from Adept Scientific. Using DASYLab data acquisition software and the UEI data logger I/O board, MEL Aviation of Sudbury, Suffolk has built the rigs to support Eurofighter in operations anywhere in the world.

WinWedge Case Study 1: Developing the perfect golf ball

Find out how one golf ball manufacturer is using Winwedge to help perfect the heating and compression cycles of the polymers that make up a golf ball's centre to improve the control, distance and feel of the ball.

Mathcad Whitepaper: Capturing Intellectual Property within the Electronics and High Tech Industry

Discover how Mathcad can help E&HT companies improve their product development processes resulting in better products in less time.

Mathcad Predictive Engineering White Paper

Do the maths: engineering calculation software essential for predictive engineering. Product development professionals are able to predict the form, fit and function of their 3D CAD model designs using today's powerful engineering calculation software, such as Mathcad® from PTC.

Mathcad Case Study: Uni-Systems Scores Big in Designing Retractable Stadium Roofs Using Mathcad

Find out how Uni-Systems design state-of-the-art NFL venues using Mathcad.

UEI Application Example 27 - Ethernet I-O Chassis. A VME Alternative

The Ethernet I/O chassis as a modern alternative to aging VME systems and why FlightSafety International has switched from VME to UEI's Gigabit Ethernet RACKtangle? I/O chassis

SPC Casebook: Reducing variables in cuts of meat

Excel tests statistical process control methods to attain product consistency

SPC whitepaper: Using SPC methods to trigger preventative maintenance and prevent CCP violations

Achieve a more productive maintence system and a successful HACCP system.

SPC Whitepaper: Integrating HACCP and SPC

SPC Case Study - Praxair Employs NWA for Ultra-Pure Process Gas Customer Satisfaction

Praxair Electronics produces process and precursor gases used by the majority of semiconductor chip and solar cell manufacturers. They have integrated NWA Quality Analyst with their quality management databases for major process improvement and cost savings.

NWA white paper - 21st Century Process Management Using SPC Based Manufacturing Analytics

This article discusses how actively using SPC and Manufacturing Analytics lets you use large volumes of process data effectively to efficiently manage your enterprise.

SPC Casebook: Three Valleys Water

Read how Three Valleys Water, monitor water through a variety of tests using NWA Quality Analyst.

VisSim - ResMed Case Study

Find out how ResMed use VisSim to maximise quality, minimise time-to-market and enhance the customer experience through the use of realistic product models.

Mathcad Whitepaper - The Importance of Capturing IP in Product Development

A unique chance to learn how companies win the race-to-market by reusing vital intellectual property.

DAQ Case Study 10: DASYLab helps put chemical pumps through their paces

Find out how DASYLab is used to monitor and analyse the pressure, flow rate and torque of chemical pumps.

DAQ Case Study 9: DASYLab puts glow plugs to the test for guaranteed product performance

Read how EIV-Engeser uses DASYLab to monitor and evaluate a range of parameters in the production and testing of glow plugs for the car industry.

DAQ Case Study 7: Simple data logging is pitch perfect for music society

This Case Study explains how a £50,000 concert grand piano is kept in the best possible environment thanks to the purchase of a small, easy-to-use USB-502 data recorder from Adept Scientific.

DAQ Case Study 8: Testing motor components with DASYLab

Read how new DASYLab function blocks offer a flexible, easily intergratable test system for vehicle motor components such as exhaust gas recirculation valves, butterfly valves and air throttles.

Micro Saint - Health Service Case Study

Read how discrete event simulation models, developed at Lancaster University using Micro Saint Sharp are being used to map health service efficiency.

DAQ Case Study 6: Quality Control for our most private square meters

DASYLab determines the behaviour of bathroom fittings when the temperature or the pressure suddenly change.

SPC Casebook: Nuclear Energy

Read how British Energy has saved money and improved the reliability and flexibility of its chemistry condition monitoring system.

EndNote Case Study: Oxford University opts for EndNote to set the campus-wide standard for research and writing

Oxford University ensures bibliographic referencing continuity with EndNote.

SPC Casebook: Crompton Technology wind up flight control with NWA

Read how NWA Quality Monitor helps meet demanding aerospace industry quality standards.

SPC Casebook: The Welsh Blood Service Improves Quality with SPC

NWA Quality Analyst provides an array of tools vital to running and developing quality control and analysis

GRAMS Case Study - Cool analysis of so much hot air

Read how a specialist provider of environmental and efficiency solutions to the chemical and process industries is using GRAMS spectroscopy software from Thermo Scientific as part of its innovative emissions monitoring and analysis process.

SPC Whitepaper: Why paper-based SPC is not as reliable as you think!

Paper-based methods of capturing and communicating process data often give a false sense of security.

SPC Casebook: Better quality across the board

NWA's Quality Monitor and Quality Analyst products improve consistency at BPB Gypsum.

SPC Casebook: Quality is in the Blood with SPC and Analysis Software

Featuring the NHS Blood and Transplant case study

DAQ Case Study 5: Smooth ride ahead for new Lord Mayor

How data acquisition saved a tradition. This case study shows how a of team structural engineers continued a 250 year-old tradition and enabled the 680th Lord Mayor to use his Coach at the Lord Mayor?s show in November 2007.

Moving beyond the Limitations of Spreadsheets Whitepaper

Discover how the simultaneous design and documentation of calculations promotes engineering excellence.

Micro Saint Sharp White Paper - Linking human performance and anthropometric models through an open architecture

Micro Saint Sharp White Paper - Using discrete event simulation to assess human lifting and assembly of vehicle armor

Mathcad in the Aerospace & Defense Industry White Paper

This white paper investigates how Mathcad is being adopted by Aerospace & Defence engineering organisations.

SPC Casebook: Unimix Uses NWA Quality Analyst to Build the Worlds Tallest Building

Unimix uses NWA Quality Analyst to monitor and improve its processes, demonstrate capability to meet specifications, provide quality deliverables to customers and maintain its position as the largest supplier to the tallest building projects.

Using Mathcad in: Electronics Engineering

Why thousands of electronics and electrical engineers have invested in Mathcad.

Using Mathcad in: Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering

Why thousands of civil, structural and mechanical engineers have invested in Mathcad.

Using Mathcad in: Aerospace Engineering

Why thousands of aerospace engineers have invested in Mathcad.

Using Mathcad in: Telecommunications

Why thousands of telecommunications engineers have invested in Mathcad.

Using Mathcad in: Chemical Engineering

Why thousands of chemical engineers have invested in Mathcad.

SPC Case Study - PerkinElmer LABWORKS integrates NWA SPC software to help water department meet quality standards

The Hong Kong Water Department uses a LIMS from NWA Partner PerkinElmer to help it monitor and control water quality and meet the (World Health Organization) quality recommendations.

SPC Case Study - National Titanium Dioxide Company Implements NWA Quality Suite to Support World-Class Manufacturing

Mathcad Customer Story: Leaving a Road Map for Future Engineers

The Office of Bridge Design at South Dakota's Department of Transportation provides design and construction engineering services for more than 1,780 bridges throughout the state. Safety and cost effectiveness are the top priorities of this department. The South Dakota DOT turned to Mathsoft's Mathcad program for help with repetitive calculations not handled by the bridge design software.

Mathcad Customer Story: SKF Group Rolls Out New Roller Bearing

The SKF Group, headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, is the leading global supplier of products, customer solutions and services in the business of rolling bearing and seals.

Mathcad Customer Story: Optical Solutions Manages Calculations with Mathcad

Optical Solutions designs and manufactures optical access systems that enable local service providers to offer a wide range of integrated voice, video and high-speed data services to residences. Optical needed to communicate technical documents in a uniform way among the company's technical and non-technical employees and customers and turned to Mathcad.

Mathcad Customer Story: Hydraulic Cylinder Design Now Faster and More Exact

Engineers at Rexroth Hydraudyne use Mathcad a visual design environment that allows engineers from all industries to draw from a variety of data sources during the design phase of a product and document all mathematical formulas and calculations to design the large industrial hydraulic cylinders.

Mathcad Customer Story: Mathcads Format Ideal for Florida DOT

For the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) it is essential to have a standard for technical calculation and design communication. Calculations must be precise, and information must be communicated in both a timely and easy-to-understand manner, especially in a hurricane-ridden state. The FDOT uses Mathcad to ensure smooth communications and design efficiency.

Mathcad Customer Story: Chemical Analysis at Honeywell from Computation to Presentation

Developing calculations for modelling chemical reactions and physical processes in heat exchange/reactor-type devices.

Mathcad Customer Story: Aegis Makes Waves in Radio Satellite Project

Aegis was charged to produce statistics measuring the effect of the built environment on wideband radio signals to aid the S@TCOM scheme.

Mathcad Customer Story: 3M Secures Aircraft With Adhesives and Polymers

Mathcad is used by 3M's Aerospace and Aircraft Maintenance division to track, manage and document the critical calculations involved in the development, testing and selection of aircraft adhesives and polymers.

DAQ Case Study 4: DASYLab in the Car Industry

Dasylab monitors resistance welding system to ensure 100% tested operation for the car industry.

DADiSP Industry Application Packs

A collection of DADiSP industry application packs.

NWA Quality Analyst Case Study: Delivering the "Stats" for US School Lunch Quality and Safety

Micro Saint White Papers

A collection of all the Mirco Saint White Papers

Micro Saint White Paper 11

Estimating the Effects of Stress During Operational Conditions

Micro Saint White Paper 9

Micro Saint Modelling and the Human Element

Micro Saint Sharp White Paper 10

Micro Saint Sharp Simulation Software

Micro Saint White Paper 7

Using Simulation to Analyse Supply Chains

Micro Saint White Paper 8

Human Performance Modelling for Discrete-Event Simulation: Workload

Micro Saint White Paper 6

The Human Simulation: Resolving Manning Issues Onboard DD21

Micro Saint White Paper 4

Modelling the Effects of Crew Size and Crew Fatigue on the Control of Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (TUAVS)

Micro Saint White Paper 5

Modelling with the Micro Saint Simulation Package

Micro Saint White Paper 2

Computer Simulation as a Tool for Studying Human-Centred Systems

Micro Saint White Paper 3

Using Discrete-Event Simulation to Model Human Performance in Complex Systems

Micro Saint White Paper 1

Success Stories in Simulation in Healthcare

White Paper: BioAssay HTS - Sample Protocol Definitions

White Paper: PerkinElmer Biology Solutions - Frequently Asked Questions

White Paper: Defining a Protocol in BioAssay

DAQ Case Study 1: Configuring a drop test rig for shock measurement in 3 axes

When a customer needed to implement a mechanical drop test rig to determine the effect of shock to the product parts they manufacture, they commissioned Adept Scientific to specify and supply the measurement hardware, and to program and configure DASYLab software to run the application on a laptop PC. This Case Study explains how we met the challenge.

DAQ Case Study 2: Its plain sailing for DASYLab

The world's largest single-masted sailing vessel, Mirabella V, features a mast 90 metres tall! DASYLab software played a critical role in its construction.

How to... ...Connect quadrature digital position sensors to DataShuttle-3000

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement and control applications.

How to... ...Use DataShuttle in conjuction with an Ethernet Expansion Hub

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement and control applications.

DADiSP Application Pack - Signal Processing

A collection of DADiSP application briefs from the Power Systems Industry.

DADiSP Application Pack - Power Systems

A collection of DADiSP application briefs from the Power Systems Industry.

DADiSP Application Pack - Shock & Vibration

A collection of DADiSP application briefs from the Power Systems Industry.

DADiSP Application Pack - Mechanical

A collection of DADiSP application briefs from the Mechanical Industry.

DADiSP Application Pack - Physics

A collection of DADiSP application briefs from the Physics Industry.

DADiSP Application Pack - Defense

A collection of DADiSP application briefs from the Defense Industry.

DADiSP Application Pack - Biomedical

A collection of DADiSP application briefs from the Biomedical Industry.

DADiSP Application Pack - Data Analysis

A collection of DADiSP application briefs from the Data Analysis Industry.

DADiSP Application Pack - Biology

A collection of DADiSP application briefs from the Biology Industry.

DADiSP Application Pack - Automotive

A collection of DADiSP application briefs from the Automotive Industry.

DADiSP Application Pack - Aerospace

A collection of DADiSP application briefs from the Aerospace Industry.

DADiSP Application Pack - Anthropology

A collection of DADiSP application briefs from the Anthropology Industry.

NWA Application Pack 4 - Applications for the electronics industry

NWA software solutions can help improve product quality and reduce manufacturing costs

NWA Application Pack 5 - Applications for the life sciences industry

NWA software solutions allow product quality and process capability reports

NWA Application Pack 3 - Applications for the chemical industry

NWA software solutions can help identify potential problems and inefficiencies faster and can improve the reliability of product and process analysis reporting

NWA Application Pack 2 - Applications for the packaging industry

NWA software solutions can help ensure product consistency, increase efficiency and provide reporting to meet regulatory requirements

NWA Application Pack 1 - Applications for the food industry

NWA software solutions can help ensure product consistency, increase efficiency and provide reporting to meet regulatory requirements

Mathcad Customer Story: Louisiana Tech University

A Louisiana Tech professor uses Mathcad to tackle wastewater treatment and improve teaching efficiency

Mathcad Customer Story: Hanze University Groningen

For almost two decades, students have benefited from designing with Mathcad in both their academic courses - and ultimately in their careers

Mathcad Customer Story: Stork Fokker Aerospace

Using Mathcad to manage the large computation models and intense data processing required to produce the primary components of the Airbus A380.

Micro Saint - Solutions with Micro Analysis and Design case studies

Four Micro Saint case studies

VisSim Application Packs

A collection of VisSim Application Packs

Micro Saint - Workload Analysis Case Study

Using Micro Saint to reduce manpower without suffering a loss in performance and productivity.

Micro Saint - Human Factors & Ergonomics Case Study

Using Micro Saint to calculate how many pilots it takes to safely fly an aeroplane.

Micro Saint - Manufacturing Case Study

Using Micro Saint to aid in the design of a new production line that optimally employs just-in-time and cellular manufacturing techniques.

Micro Saint - Decision Training Tools Case Study

Using Micro Saint to reduce the number of helicopter accidents caused by pilot error.

Micro Saint - Health Care Case Study

Using Micro Saint to improve a firm's ability to accurately forecast obstetric bed need.

VisSim - Test Driving

A look at how INEOS Chlor is using VisSim to train operators in readiness for the company's new membrane chlorine plant

MCC DAQumentary - Real World Application Story

Hunt Technologies chooses MCC for accuracy, reliability, and overall cost-effectiveness

How to... ...use Ethernet infrastructure for data acquisition

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement and control applications.

Mathcad or Excel?

Don't ditch your spreadsheet: but if you want an effective way to progress, document and communicate engineering projects, you need Mathcad on your desktop too.

Using Mathcad in: Education Pack

Why Universities and Colleges all over the world use Mathcad in their teaching courses

SPC Casebook: The Role of Statistical Process Control in Six Sigma

Featuring the Dow Chemical Company Six Sigma case study

SPC Casebook: SPC in Electronics Manufacturing

Statistical Process Control and Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing

Mind Manager Case Studies: Consolidated Edison

Use of business maps to increase savings, productivity and employee morale.

Mind Manager Case Studies: SRK Consulting

Mapping water treatment issues for one of the world's largest copper mines.

Mind Manager Case Studies: Cursor Software

Mind Manager Case Studies: ShawCor Ltd

An R&D manager uses MindManager to increase team productivity and work quality.

Mind Manager Case Studies: Maiti

Mind Manager Case Studies: IBC

Mind Manager Case Studies: Charles Schwab Corporation

Mind Manager Case Studies: Genencor International Inc.

Mind Manager Case Studies: Hewlett Packard Consulting

Mind Manager Case Studies: DFS Group

Mind Manager Case Studies: AonAsia

Mind Manager Case Studies: Fortune 500

VisSim Application Pack - Introduction to 6-DOF Simulation of Air Vehicles

A focus on 6-DOF simulation, looking at how VisSim can bring real advantages with this kind of modelling.

SPC Casebook: A Global Quality Culture is in the bag with SPC

Crown Cork and Seal Co. implement a company-wide quality standardisation program with Northwest Analytical SPC software

VisSim Application Pack - Process Control Simulation Made Easy

For the Process Control Engineer, a powerful and easy-to-use simulation tool is as essential as a good spreadsheet and word processor. VisSim meets the needs, is excellent value and has proved it's worth. Download this application pack to find out more...

SPC Casebook: Moving from Product Control to Process Control

Actively managing process variation is key

SPC Casebook: SQC in the Laboratory

Using SQC to monitor analytical methods

SPC Casebook: Driving Enterprise Process Intelligence

Why continuous process monitoring and improvement is everyone's responsibility

MathType White Paper

Using MathType to Create TeX and MathML Equations

SPC Casebook: Integrating HACCP and SPC

The Role of SPC in the Food Processing Industry

SPC Casebook: SPC and ISO 9000

The role of SPC in the ISO 9000 process

How to... ...get sensor data directly into Excel

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement and control applications.

How to... integrate data acquisition into .NET applications

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement & control applications.

How to... ...measure temperature

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement and control applications.

How to... ...use DASYLab with CAN (Controller Area Network)

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement and control applications.

How to... ...create your own web-based remote monitoring and control system.

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement and control applications.

How to... ...expand your Data Acquistion abilities with ODBC.

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement and control applications.

How to... ...use DataShuttle to connect to a number of sensors...

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement and control applications.

How to... ...achieve Data Acquisition direct to Excel

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement and control applications.

How to... ...monitor your sensors and instruments remotely using a mobile phone.

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement and control applications.

How to... ...obtain results from multiple strain-gauges

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement and control applications.

How to... ...set triggers in your Data Acquisition

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement and control applications.

How to... ...connect to a mixture of signals

From Adept's series of 'How to' guides - providing solutions to real-life data acquisition, measurement & control applications.

ChemOffice: Software@Work Articles - From Paper Chase to Database

From Adept's series of articles featuring real-life case studies that demonstrate the benefits of using dedicated chemistry software to speed up research and laboratory work.

ChemOffice: Software@Work Articles - Knowledge is Power

From Adept's series of articles featuring real-life case studies that demonstrate the benefits of using dedicated chemistry software to speed up research and laboratory work.

ChemOffice: Software@Work Articles - The Paperless Laboratory

From Adept's series of articles featuring real-life case studies that demonstrate the benefits of using dedicated chemistry software to speed up research and laboratory work.

ChemOffice: Software@Work Articles - The Merck Index - Chemistry’s Constant Companion

From Adept's series of articles featuring real-life case studies that demonstrate the benefits of using dedicated chemistry software to speed up research and laboratory work.

ChemOffice: Software@Work Articles - 21CFR11 Compliance - The Challenge

From Adept's series of articles featuring real-life case studies that demonstrate the benefits of using dedicated chemistry software to speed up research and laboratory work

VisSim Application Pack - Real-Time Simulation with Data Acquisition Cards

VisSim/Real-TimePro extends the power of VisSim by integrating a simulation with a physical process for real-time hardware-inthe-loop simulation and validation

VisSim Application Pack - Automatic Optimisation

If you’ve modelled a braking and suspension system, the trajectory of a missile or the cost of a shipment and scheduling system, you’ll be able to find the optimal values for the design variables using VisSim/OptimizePRO

VisSim Application Pack - Visual Programming for Low-cost Industrial DSPs

Discover how leading companies have already used VisSim to shorten development cycles, with greater assurance that the product will perform as specified.

VisSim Application Pack - Electric Motor Control

Engineers have optimised and shortened the development cycle of motion control systems using VisSim/Motion, a package which includes a pre-built library that simulates motors, controllers, sensors, transformers, loads and voltage sources

VisSim Application Pack - PWM based H-Bridge Power Control

A technical overview of the software, together with an example in which H-Bridge control is implemented through a TI-C2000 board.

Micro Saint - Case Studies collection

A selection of real-life case studies, where Micro Saint is used to simulate challenging scenarios and produce effective solutions.

SPC Casebook: The case for using professional SPC software instead of Excel

Explains how professional statistical process control software overcomes the limitations of Excel for improving the quality of your product or process