Accession Number : ADA118156

Title :   Microprocessor Controlled Weld Arc Spectrum Analyzer for Quality Control and Analysis.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN IL

Personal Author(s) : Norris,Michael E ; Gardner,C S

PDF Url : ADA118156

Report Date : Jun 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 133

Abstract : This thesis describes the components and operation of a system designed to analyze parameters associated with a weld arc. In particular, the spectrum, voltage, current, and travel speed of the weld arc are sampled by a microprocessor for analysis. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Arc welding, *Spectrum analyzers, *Computer aided design, *Microprocessors, *Defect analysis, Quality control, Nondestructive testing, Parametric analysis, Welded joints, Spectrographs, Voltage, Electric current, Travel time, Velocity, Electric arcs, Defects(Materials), Detection, Data acquisition, Analog to digital converters, Low resolution, Theses

Subject Categories : Computer Hardware
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE