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Author NameKayabasi, Cezmi
URNetd-050505-140358
TitleSettling Time Measurement Techniques Achieving High Precision at High Speeds
DegreeMS
DepartmentElectrical & Computer Engineering
Advisors
  • John A. McNeill, Advisor
  • Donald R. Brown, Committee Member
  • Stephen J. Bitar, Committee Member
  • Keywords
  • high speed
  • high precision
  • settling
  • method
  • measurement
  • settling time
  • guide
  • theory
  • definition
  • comparison
  • Date of Presentation/Defense2005-04-27
    Availability unrestricted

    Abstract

    Settling time is very important for data acquisition systems because it is the primary factor that defines the data rate for a given error level. Therefore settling time measurement is a crucial test. The goal of the project was to design, test and compare different measurement techniques. Three methods were tested to the accuracies of 0.1% and 0.01%. Also simulations were conducted to explain the parameters that affect the settling behavior. Additionally bench measurements were correlated to simulation results. This report is intended as a guide for settling time measurements.

    Files
  • ckayabasi.pdf

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