data acquisition


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data acquisition

The capture of data (e.g., by a measuring device) into a structured, electronic format, usually understood to mean in absence of human interaction.
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Researchers working in process applications also "tend to have bigger software and hardware data acquisition budgets, more than other applications," says Putnam.
The shear stress at each step is then recorded at a specified programmable data acquisition rate.

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