1998-02-23

Effective In-Vehicle Acquisition 981076

This paper will describe the development of an in-vehicle data acquisition and analysis system. The problem facing the Vehicle Dynamics Test Section of Ford Motor Company was to replace an antiquated data recorder with a versatile in-vehicle data acquisition system capable of supporting vehicle dynamics testing and development. The following criteria for a system was developed:
  • Quick and easy quick software and hardware setup
  • Off-the-shelf hardware wherever possible
  • User-friendly software
  • Flexible
  • Open-ended and modular design
  • Rugged
  • Cost effective
Utilizing the above criteria a number of commercially available systems were evaluated and found to be lacking. Therefore it was decided that a system suitable for vehicle dynamics testing would have to be developed.

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