Introduction to oscilloscopes and function generators step two: oscilloscope familiarization locate the oscilloscope and turn its power on (power push button is located on the top left of the oscilloscope. This lesson describes the functions of a basic oscilloscope and the differences between the analog and digital types of oscilloscopes that are in use today. Title: introduction to oscilloscopes regents, ap, university abstract: the oscilloscope is a versatile and heavily used measuring instrument in science, engineering, and industry it earns this status because it neatly provides an instant graph of how the voltage of a signal varies as a function of time or as a function of a second signal.
Power supply 14-7-2017 with the purpose of being an introduction to the functions of oscilloscope fast transforming an d presenting chapter 6: parallel i/o ports jonathan valvano and ramesh yerraballi the chapter covers the purpose of parallel ports. An oscilloscope is a laboratory instrument commonly used to display and analyze the waveform of electronic signals in effect, the device draws a graph of the instantaneous signal voltage as a function of time. Introduction to the oscilloscope this video collect introduces the oscilloscope as a lab instrument the collect has video presentations for both the on-campus instrument and the digilent analog discovery 2 usb instrument package for on-line students. Introduction: the cathode-ray oscilloscope (cro) is a common laboratory instrument that provides accurate time and aplitude measurements of voltage signals over a wide range of frequencies its reliability, stability, and ease of operation make it suitable as a general purpose laboratory instrument.
Basics of o-scopes the main purpose of an oscilloscope is to graph an electrical signal as it varies over timemost scopes produce a two-dimensional graph with time on the x-axis and voltage on the y-axis an example of an oscilloscope display. The oscilloscope can be read with laser protective eyewear if one is close to the scope and tradeoffs as part of the interview grading lab report the oscilloscope is the most versatile and most important tool in this lab and is. The oscilloscope and the function generator: some introductory exercises for students in the advanced labs introduction so many of the experiments in the advanced labs make use of oscilloscopes and function generators. Introduction the single most important diagnostic tool used by experimental physicists is the oscilloscope certainly all scientists and engineers should be familiar with this common instrument, shown in the fig 1 an oscilloscope (scope for short) can be used to see an electrical signal by displaying a replica of a voltage signal as a function of time. Oscilloscope, the function generator and source meters in addition to controlling the instruments, labview allows us to get the information recorded into the computer where we can use a variety of math functions to alter it, fit it, analyze it using.
Introduction an oscilloscope is an electronic test instrument that displays electrical signals graphically, usually as a these are the three main functions that are used to set up an oscilloscope the use of introduction to oscilloscopes lab experiment. The oscilloscope 51 objectives 52 introduction so far, we’ve been using a voltmeter to measure a voltage that’s all well and good if the voltage is steady or dc electricity but what if the electrical function of the oscilloscope is not used in this course instead, a sweep gen-erator, which is internal to the oscilloscope, is. The oscilloscope, or scope for short, is a device for drawing calibrated graphs of voltage vs time very quickly and conveniently such an instrument is obviously useful for the design and. (power push button is located on the top left of the oscilloscope)introduction to oscilloscopes and function generators step two: oscilloscope familiarization we will attach adaptors to ch 1 and ch 2 channel 1 (ch 1) and channel 2 (ch 2. The oscilloscope or scope must be one of the most widely used and famous test instruments the oscilloscope is a type of test equipment that allows signal voltages to be display on a screen in a two dimensional format.
The control functions of oscilloscope - powerpoint ppt presentation the presentation will start after a short (15 second) video ad from one of our sponsors hot tip: video ads won’t appear to registered users who are logged in and it’s free to register and free to log in. Oscilloscope lab introduction: the purpose of this lab is to introduce students to the basic tools used by engineers and technicians in analyzing electronic equipment: the function generator, the analog oscilloscope, and the digital oscilloscope the oscilloscope is a tool commonly used by engineers and technicians to analyze and. An oscilloscope, previously called an oscillograph, and informally known as a scope or o-scope, cro (for cathode-ray oscilloscope), or dso (for the more modern digital storage oscilloscope), is a type of electronic test instrument that allows observation of varying signal voltages, usually as a two-dimensional plot of one or more signals as a function of time. Techniques for oscilloscope calibration using either dedicated or multiproduct calibrators – all functions integrated in a single unit calibrator support benefits with modern scope calibration ©fluke 2008 fpm oscilloscope calibration techniques 10 an introduction to oscilloscope calibration ©fluke 2008 fpm oscilloscope calibration.
Basic oscilloscope operation ac electric circuits question 1 if possible, demonstrate this scenario using a real oscilloscope and function generator, and have students adjust the controls to get the waveform to display optimally an introduction to filters. Use of an oscilloscope objectives • you should also understand the experimental errors associated with the use of an oscilloscope introduction: the cathode ray oscilloscope (cro) is a powerful tool used both for displaying (if you are still unsure as to the function of the level, slope and. 1 introduction in this laboratory we will investigate the operation of the function generator and the oscilloscope the agilent 33120a function generator will be used to produce dc and ac time varying waveforms the gw instek gds-2064 digital storage oscilloscope (dso) will be used to display and measure waveforms the agilent 34401a benchtop dmm will be used to take both voltage and current.
Taking measurements with an oscilloscope march 10, 2013 june 23, 2014 george 0 comments a digital storage oscilloscope is an electronic device used to view electrical signals and it consists of a display screen, inputs, and several controls. 3a: the oscilloscope introduction the oscilloscope is a universal measuring instrument with applications in physics, biology, chemistry, medicine, and with its controls and functions, it is surprisingly easy to use the purpose of this experiment is to develop familiarity. This presentation is a quick introduction to oscilloscopes it explains the different types of oscilloscopes, their main characteristics, and the basic operations to configure your oscilloscope. 420 function generator, hp 200cd oscillator, coaxial cables with bnc connectors introduction: the oscilloscope is an extremely versatile instrument it can be used to.