Smart Transmitter

A process transmitter is a device that senses a physical parameter, whether that be pressure or temperature in an application and generates an output signal proportional to the measured input. What is a ‘Smart’ Transmitter? In order for an instrument to be coined ‘Smart’, it usually utilises a microprocessor. A microprocessor-based smart transmitter has a…

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PLC – Programming Language

PLC ( Programmable Logic Controller) is a multiple input and output digital computer which is used for automating an electro-mechanical Processes. Here the Industrial` PLC use mainly five different types of programming languages to develop the concepts and requirement for the functioning of that particular Process. The programmer can chose from among five PLC languages….

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Space Elevators

A space elevator is a proposed type of space transportation system. The main component would be a cable (also called a tether) anchored to the surface and extending into space. The design would permit vehicles to travel along the cable from a planetary surface, such as the Earth’s, directly into space or orbit, without the…

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An Introduction to the Internet of Things

There is a massive revolution going on around us. It is silent and invisible yet groundbreaking; it has the power to transform lives all around the world. This technology is called the Internet of Things (IoT), and it’s likely that you’re already a user. For consumers, it’s potentially difficult to perceive how the Internet of…

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Introduction to Serial Communications

Many PCs and compatible computers are equipped with two serial ports and one parallel port. Although these two types of ports are used for communicating with external devices, they work in different ways. A parallel port sends and receives data eight bits at a time over 8 separate wires. This allows data to be transferred…

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