June 15, 2014
June 15, 2014
June 18, 2014
Computing & Information Technology
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LabVIEW: A Teaching Tool for the Engineering CoursesIn this paper the use of LabVIEW in the different engineering courses will be discussed.LabVIEW stands for Laboratory Virtual Instrument Engineering Workbench. It is a powerfulgraphical developments system developed by National Instruments (NI). LabVIEW is a strongteaching tool and is used in many industries. LabVIEW can be used for data acquisition, machinecontrol, instrument control, and a wide variety of other application needs.Programs in LabVIEW are called Virtual Instruments (VIs). A single VI consists of two parts: afront panel and a block diagram.The front panel consists of controls and indicators. Controls include knobs, push buttons, graphs,and many other objects. Controls are inputs into the VI. Indicators include lamps, progress bars,meters, gauges, and many other objects. Indicators are outputs from the VI.The execution of a VI program is determined by the flow of data, not by the line by line of codeexecution. Programming by the flow of data is called data flow programming.This paper discusses the use of LabVIEW in the several engineering courses such as datacommunication, signal processing and digital circuits.
Kavianpour, A. (2014, June), LabVIEW: A Teaching Tool for Engineering Courses Paper presented at 2014 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Indianapolis, Indiana. 10.18260/1-2--20733
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