Labview Graphical Programming: Practical Applications in Instrumentation and Control/Book and Disk (Mcgraw-Hill Series on Visual Technology)

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9780070326927: Labview Graphical Programming: Practical Applications in Instrumentation and Control/Book and Disk (Mcgraw-Hill Series on Visual Technology)

LabVIEW, the graphical programming tool, is explained in this user's guide. Function by function, the guide details how to put LabVIEW to work on each of the major platforms, including Windows, Macintosh and Sun SPARCstation. The guide outlines a logical analysis metholdology and details how each problem must be defined in terms of signals and data. It then establishes solutions and design techniques using LabVIEW. These techniques are developed and reinforced throughout the text using real-world applications and examples specific to each platform.

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The #1 guide to LabVIEW completely updated for release 6.0!

One-of-a-kind LabVIEW developer's kit

Threatening to supercede hardware instrumentation, virtual instruments created with the field-leading LabVIEW language become better and more ubiquitous all the time. This one-of-a-kind LabVIEW developer's guide gives you--


* Powerful tools to build your own virtual instrumentation with National Instruments' popular LabVIEW programming language, from the ground up
* Step-by-step instruction in a breezy, easy-to-read style (written for non-programming scientists and engineers) from two top LabVIEW experts
* A head start on common test and measurement instrument configurations, with ALL NEW ready-to-run customizable virtual instruments on the CD
* Imaging, sound, and instrument driver solutions
* Tools for constructing LabVIEW instruments and controls to run everywhere--on desktop PCs, embedded/single-board computers, Linux systems, and more
* Complete tools to build your own real-time and embedded virtual instruments using LabVIEW for Linux--includes VMware Workstation so you can build and run an embedded version of Linux on Windows NT/2000
* Full coverage of LabVIEW RT with expert guidance on real-time and embedded applications


Numerous working virtual instruments
All examples built in the book
VMware Workstation for Windows NT/2000 and Linux (30-day trial)

Bootable CD with embedded Linux operating system

Links to NI online catalog

About the Author:

GARY W. JOHNSON is known throughout the LabVIEW community as a programming guru extraordinaire. An instrumentation engineer at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, he is one of the early adopters of LabVIEW and the author of all editions of this bestselling guide, the leading primary reference for general LabVIEW application development. He has previously edited LABVIEW POWER PROGRAMMING, a more advanced guide to the software, also available from McGraw-Hill.

Gary has a BS degree in electrical engineering/ bioengineering from the University of Illinois and holds commercial radiotelephone and amateur radio licenses. His profesional interests include physics diagnostics, material xcharacterization, measurement and control systems, electro-optics, communications, transducers, analog circuit design, and, of course, LabVIEW programming. In his spare time, he enjoys woodworking, bicycling, and audio. He and his wife, Katherine, a scientific illustrator, live in Livermore, California, with their twin Afghan hounds, Chloe and Derby.

RICHARD JENNINGS is a Senior Technologist and longtime LabVIEW programmer at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, California. He has been using LabVIEW for over 120 years and LabVIEW for Linux since its introduction. He has an AA degree in laser-electro optics from Texas State Technical College in Waco, Texas. He specializes in laboratory automation and finding new ways to use LabVIEW and Linux in Sandia's Combustion Research Facility. At home with his wife Patty and four children, Elizabeth, Danny, Chris, and David, Richard just enjoys being a dad.

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