Yokogawa understands the unique demands of automotive and transportation. As vehicle technology continues to advance in the areas of safety, environmental friendliness, and comfort, Yokogawa test & measurement instruments continue to evolve and advance to support the increasingly complex electronic vehicle components, systems, and innovations. Yokogawa diligently provides up-to-the-minute technologies in Body Control, Safety Systems (ABS, Airbags, Rollover Prevention), Drivetrain performance, development, ECU (Electronic Control Unit), In-Vehicle Entertainment and various others. With foresight, Yokogawa also offers measuring instruments that will lead you into the future in five key areas: Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Fuel Cells, In-vehicle LAN, Vehicle components and Intelligent Transport System (ITS) equipment. Yokogawa also offers compliance test solutions such as CAN, the de-facto standard, and Advanced Power Analyzers, such as the SB5000 Serial Bus Analyzer with advanced functions for Flex-Ray technology, the protocol for incoming standards. These are just a few of the ways Yokogawa diligently strives to meet your evolving needs.
The accuracy of a measurement instrument varies with the range over which a reading is measured. Not all instrument manufacturers specify accuracy and ranges in the same manner. This article explores the impact of range definitions on measurement accuracy and how one can be mindful when comparing accuracy across instruments.
With increased focus on reducing energy consumption and compliance with efficiency standards, this app note provides an overview on the types of measurements needed for efficiency and power quality, and the instruments that take them.
A ScopeCorder is a powerful portable data acquisition recorder that combines features of a multi-channel digital oscilloscope and a high-performance oscillographic recorder. As such, it can capture and analyze both short-term transient events and long-term trends for periods up to 200 days.
What is a Power Analyzer? Power analyzers and power meters measure electrical power in devices that generate, transform, or consume electricity.
What is an Oscilloscope? Oscilloscopes, also called digital storage oscilloscopes (DSOs) or mixed signal oscilloscopes (MSOs), are common test instruments used to display, analyze, and troubleshoot electrical or physical signals.
Using the OR trigger and Dual Capture, it is easy to trap and record failure conditions on electrical harnessses (wiring interconnects) over a long duration test.
How can I capture data from motion sensors synchronized with other analog data? The Yokogawa ScopeCorder series of instruments feature input modules and functions to make this possible.
How to use built-in calculations to analyze motor rotor position and find the relative angle between the rotor and sensors such as encoders or resolvers.
The objective of this paper is to show the close relationship between efficiency and power quality, and provide education on the causes of power quality, types of power quality issues, and provide guidance on measurement considerations.
The DL850 can take engineers to a new level of efficiency in the development of everything from green devices to complex advanced systems.
This white paper discusses the basics of AC, DC, and power measurements, and a three-step process for making precision electrical and mechanical power measurements on a variety of motors and variable frequency drive (VFD) systems. It is also shown how these measurements are used to calculate the energy efficiency for motor and drive systems.
This article looks at some of the factors that can affect the accuracy of power measurements and shows how users can address the challenges presented by the need for accurate energy-efficiency testing.
Government agencies that define the standardization of energy efficiency metrics continue to be a driving force behind the development of the next generation electric vehicle powertrains. These metrics require manufacturers to have high confidence in their measurements and motivate the optimization of efficiency.
The request for lower uncertainties in power measurements are increasing,especially in the transformer industries. Their role is to ensure that the electricity is distributed in an efficient and reliable way.
The Yokogawa DL850E is a waveform measuring and recording instrument with eight slots for signal conditioning and data acquisition modules. In addition to high-speed signal inputs up to 100 MHz sampling rate, the DL850E has features for real-time signal processing that provide advantages to scientists and engineers trying to observe complex systems.
As a one of the largest motorcycle manufacturers, Triumph confirms every bike is precision-engineered to deliver a complete riding experience. To ensure higher performance and efficiency of the motorcycle powertrain, Triumph test their engines under rigorous conditions, measuring and analyzing a vast array of parameters under varying conditions, from sensors configured and positioned all around a bike.
The 4-to-8 channel Yokogawa DLM5000 mixed signal oscilloscope allows users to easily navigate through a wealth of analysis features at the touch of their fingertips.
In this video we review the major features of the DL350 showcasing its portability, functionality, and operability. This device features battery power, 18 signal conditioning input modules, and touchscreen access to enhanced triggers, math, and analysis.
The DLM3000 Automotive Serial Bus features can display up to four simultaneous serial buses and decoded data.
The Yokogawa DLM3000 oscilloscope features a brand-new computing platform and available power supply analysis functions.
In this video, Dami Ashebu, an Application Engineer with Yokogawa Test and Measurement discusses how a DL850EV data acquisition system can be used to gather various analog and serial bus data for systems validation and reverse engineering in the automotive industry.
A demonstration reading a 4 - 20 mA transducer into an analog channel on the DL350 Portable ScopeCorder.
In this video we demonstrate the GPS data logging capability of the DL350 Portable ScopeCorder. Recording Position, Velocity, and Altitude simultaneously with accelerometers or other analog inputs is simple with the DL350's built-in features.
In this video we demonstrate the automotive bus decoding features of the DL850EV ScopeCorder.
Using the DL350 Memory Recorder Mode Easy Setup, combined with a 16-channel thermocouple input, it's easy to record hours, days, or weeks of data with a few simple settings.
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