Accession Number : AD0767810

Title :   The SACLANTCEN Shipborne Computer Environmental-Data Acquisition System. Volume 5. SCRAPS -- A Computerized Real-Time Acquisition and Processing System for Hewlett Packard 2116B Computers.

Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author : SACLANT ASW RESEARCH CENTRE LA SPEZIA (ITALY)

Personal Author(s) : Goudriaan,Eeuwoud

Report Date : 15 AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 82

Abstract : An automatic environmental data-logging and computing system installed on board SACLANTCEN's research vessel is described in a series of memoranda. This memorandum of the series concerns the specifications and operations of a software package that controls the low-speed sampling and storage of slowly-varying electrical analogue signals via an analogue-to-digital converter. It has been designed for Hewlett Packard 2116B mini-computers but may easily be modified for use on most general-purpose digital computers. Appendices provide specific instructions for the system's use with the 'WAVERIDER' buoy, with data input devices that do not use analogue-to-digital converters, and with personally-written software for real-time on-line data processing. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DATA PROCESSING, SHIPBOARD), (*OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, DATA PROCESSING), REAL TIME, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, INSTRUCTION MANUALS, ITALY

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE