Vernier Software and Technology
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Build a Sensor Control Program


Learning how to use LabVIEW is best done by actually using LabVIEW. Reading or hearing lectures can be helpful at first, but actually starting a LabVIEW project from scratch, designing a front panel and block diagram, and figuring out the steps and logic required to perform a task is how you will really learn LabVIEW.

Below are two projects. Read through the description and design requirements of each project, and then choose one project to work on. If you have time, do both.

Sensors and Equipment

This activity features the following Vernier sensors and equipment.

Additional Requirements

You will also need

Hands-On Introduction to NI LabVIEW with Vernier

See other experiments from the lab book.

1Open and Run an Example VI
2Read Microphone Data
3Analyze Microphone Data
4Continuous Read and Analyze Microphone Data
5Read Temperature Data
6Above Threshold Warning of Temperature Data
7Create a Temperature Conversion SubVI
8Control Analog Out, Digital Out and Pulse Out
9Build a Sensor Control Program

Activity 9 from Hands-On Introduction to NI LabVIEW with Vernier Lab Book

<em>Hands-On Introduction to NI LabVIEW<sup>™</sup> with Vernier</em> book cover

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Vernier lab books include word-processing files of the student instructions, essential teacher information, suggested answers, sample data and graphs, and more.

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