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Above Threshold Warning of Temperature Data

Introduction

In the following exercise, you will create a program using the Analog Express VI that records temperature data. The code will allow the user to display the data in Celsius or Fahrenheit units. In addition, a threshold value is compared to the temperature measurement and a message is displayed to alert the user when the temperature is above the threshold.

Objectives

In this exercise, you will

  • Create a LabVIEW VI to collect temperature data.
  • Become familiar with an Enumerated control.
  • Warn the user when the temperature is above a threshold value.
  • Incorporate code that makes decisions based on user input and numeric comparison.

Sensors and Equipment

This activity features the following Vernier sensors and equipment.

Additional Requirements

You will also need

Standards Correlations

No standards correlations for this experiment.

Activity 6 from Hands-On Introduction to NI LabVIEW with Vernier Lab Book

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