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Digital Signal Acquisition and Processing

Event | 10 September 2019 8:00 AM EDT
Siemens PLM | 5555 New King, Troy, MI 48098

Sampling rates? Windows? Leakage? No problem!

We invite you to join us for an informative and educational day covering all aspects of Digital Signal Acquisition and Processing on September 10, 2019 in Troy, MI.

This free seminar can help you answer questions like:

  • What causes ground loops and how do I avoid them?
  • How does a differential transducer improve my data quality?
  • When do I need to apply a window to my data? How do windows distort my data, and how do I correct for this?
  • When should I use a Power Spectral Density function?
  • How do filters effect my data?

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8:00 AM

Welcome and coffee

8:30 AM

Introduction to Digital Data Acquisition

  • Measurement chain
  • Structure
  • Wiring
  • Signal conditioning
  • Filtering
  • Analog to digital conversion
  • The digital time track

10:00 AM


10:30 AM

Sources of Error

  • Ground loops
  • Common vs. floating ground
  • Noise
  • Aliasing
  • Filtering
  • Time delays
  • Out-of-band overloads



1:00 PM

Digital Signal Processing

  • Sample rate, blocksize, aqcuisition time
  • Bandwidth, spectral lines, frequency resolution
  • Aliasing

2:30 PM


3:00 PM

Digital Signal Processing

  • Windows (hanning, flattop, etc.) and leakage
  • FFTs, phase, autopowers
  • Autopowers vs power spectral density (PSDs)
  • Signal conditioning
  • Filtering
  • Filters: finite impulse response (FIR) and infinite impulse response (IIR)