Display System: Seven segment Dot matrix, Multiplexed, Code converter, LCD(construction, working
and Programming Hitachi controller), Plasma and vapor displays.
Recorders: Galvanometric type, Null type, Potentiometer type, Strip Chart and circular chart type ,
Magnetic tape recorder-principle & operation, Digital tape recorders.
General Telemetric Systems: land line & RF telemetry, voltage, current and Position telemetry with feedback mechanism, RF telemetry, Amplitude modulation , Frequency modulation , Pulse modulation pulse amplitude modulation, pulse code modulation, wire ine and radio channels, Microwave channels, Radio ink, Transmitting and receiving antenna, telemetry with time and frequency division multiplexing, telemetry hardware, band width and Noise reduction(interference, Grounding, shielding, Guarding).
Data transfer techniques: DMA controller and data transfer in DMA mode, Serial data transmission method and standards, 4-20 mA current loop, RS-232C: specifications connection and timing , RS- 422,RS-423, GPIB/IEEE-488 standard digital interface, parallel communication, Centronix port, communication protocols, Local Area networks, Firewire, Universal serial bus, HART protocol, Foundation – Fieldbus, ModBus, TCP/IP, Data compression, Encryption, Error detection & correction techniques, Optical disk storage.
Data Acquisition System(DAS): single channel and multi channel, data conversion, Super Visory control and data acquisition system(SCADA), data acquisition system around microprocessor, micro controller & PC.
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