Following our step by step Instruction Guide, the user will create a Light Intensity Logger, a Night Light, and Universal Thermometer. After completion of these exercises, the user would have learnt the following
Sensor / Actuator
Data Acquisition (DAQ)
Basic Program Structure
Variables & Statements
Branching Statement if else
Simple Instrument Controls
The exercises will take about 6 hours to complete. The optional exercises are intended for the faster learners.
The PC must be correctly setup in order for you to complete the exercises in this instructional guide. Microsoft Visual Basic .NET 2005 must already be installed.
If you have not installed Microsoft Visual Basic .NET 2005, you may download the Express Versions for FREE.
Download EMANTVB2005.zip (1400 kb). Copy the entire EmantVB2005 folder to your PC, preferably to your My Documents folder. The exercises may be completed without the Data Acquisition Module by using the software simulator.