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Design of a virtual laboratory environment for a water bath temperature control system

Hasim, Norhaslinda (2010) Design of a virtual laboratory environment for a water bath temperature control system. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

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Abstract

In technical education, laboratory components comprise as an essential part, without it engineering education remains incomplete. Experiments conducted on laboratory equipments lend a practical touch to the theoretical knowledge acquired by the students. However, setting up a specialized laboratory consisting of sophisticated and expensive equipments is an unaffordable for many universities and engineering colleges. Therefore, by developing virtual experiments, sharing of specific and expensive equipment among institution is made much easier, as it can be used from any place with secure and controlled access. In this project, the system is developed using LABVIEW 8.6. This project consists of three stages. The first stage is hardware development, which involves construction of interface circuit to allow communication between plant and computer. The second stage is to build the Fuzzy Logic Controller using LABVIEW software, where fuzzy set and rulebase are applied. The final stage is to publish the GUI module onto the web for real-time remote control.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Kejuruteraan (Elektrik - Mekatronik dan Kawalan Automatik)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2010; Supervisor : Prof. Dr. Marzuki Khalid
Uncontrolled Keywords:automatic control, LABVIEW software
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:13669
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:01 Jun 2012 08:05
Last Modified:07 Dec 2012 01:44

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