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Using WSN for accelerometer sensor

Hi,

 

I plan using the WSN for accelerometer sensor, however I cannot find the Node using for this purpose.

I wonder if the WSN can use for acclerometer or not ?

 

Thanks a lot

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Re: Using WSN for accelerometer sensor

Thank you for your post.  You can use the voltage or the voltage-ohm nodes with process current resistors to measure overall vibrarion from IMI-Sensors or Wilcoxon.  I have attached a brief summary of the components of a system with links to sensors, recommended WSN nodes, and LabVIEW programming tools. 

Preston Johnson
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Asset Monitoring Systems
Vibration Analyst II - www.vibinst.org
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www.ni.com/soundandvibration
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Re: Using WSN for accelerometer sensor

Thank you,

 

I will try this way.

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Re: Using WSN for accelerometer sensor

Hi Preston,

 

The sensor in your summary is velocity sensor, not accelerometer sensor.

Now in our Lab, we use the accelerometer sensor such as link below

http://www.imi-sensors.com/Industrial_Accelerometers/Low-Cost_for_Permanent_Installation/Low-cost_2-...

The output of the sensor is voltage, not current. So, whether can I connect this accelerometer sensor to the node WSN 3226 ?, and do I need any special connector ... ?

 

Thanks

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Re: Using WSN for accelerometer sensor

The accelerometer you reference is a high bandwidth accelerometer and will require much higher sampling rate than available with the WSN product line.  You may want to consider a low cost CompactRIO system with a wireless gateway of sorts.  Consider the brief overview in the attached pdf. 

 

 

Preston Johnson
Global Program Manager
Asset Monitoring Systems
Vibration Analyst II - www.vibinst.org
National Instruments
preston.johnson@ni.com
www.ni.com/mcm
www.ni.com/soundandvibration
www.ni.com/biganalogdata
512-683-5444