In this DAQ series, National Instruments has provided its myDAQ and myQuake minisystems as a demonstration of how DAQs work in everyday applications.
The myQuake is a replica of what civil and structural engineers learn when building structures such as, buildings, bridges, and other foundations on and in the ground. This model simulates how to construct said buildings in case of an earthquake.
Structural and civil engineers learn how much stress, strain and other engineer techniques, methods and applications to use when designing their building. So the next time you drive across a bridge and you made it across the bridge safely or go into a building and come out safely, thank an engineer!
National Instruments intent and purpose of this minisystem platform is to present engineering theory and principals into real life applications.
The transistor in the breadboard is an NPN Darlington TIP 210 transistor. The specifications can be found at DataSheetPro.com
For more information please visit ni.com/mydaq
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