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What does oscilloscope mean?

noun

  1. electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities

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noun

  1. An electronic measuring instrument that creates a visible two-dimensional graph, on a screen, of one or more continuously varying voltages or currents.

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Google previewThe Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors (1999)

Handbook by John G. Webster

The oscilloscope is an instrument that presents a graphical display of its input voltage as a function of time.

It is often described as the "screwdriver of the electronic engineer" because the oscilloscope is the most fundamental...

To accurately display rapidly changing signals, the oscilloscope is a high bandwidth device.

Google previewPersonality Development

Oscilloscope is an instrument that displays a visual representation of electrical variations on the fluorescent screen of a cathode-ray tube. 18.2 OSCILLOSCOPES The Cathode Ray Oscilloscope (CRO) has become an elementary instrument in ...

Google previewElectronic Circuits: Fundamentals and Applications (2002)

by Michael H. Tooley

The oscilloscope An oscilloscope is an extremely comprehensive and versatile item of test equipment which can be used in a variety of measuring applications, the most important of which is the display of timerelated voltage waveforms.

Google previewArduino Internals (2011)

by Dale Wheat

For higher frequencies, such as those found in audio circuits or more complex waveforms, an oscilloscope is required. An oscilloscope is an excellent tool to have on your bench. These have traditionally been very expensive items. Luckily  ...

Google previewElectronics For Dummies (2011)

by Cathleen Shamieh, Gordon McComb

For the average amateur electronics hobbyist working at home or at school, the oscilloscope is a nice tool to have around, but it's not absolutely necessary. An oscilloscope is a (rather expensive) piece of test equipment that displays how a ...

Google previewScience and Technology Encyclopedia (2000)

by Leszek Kołakowski

See also ELECTRIC CURRENT oscilloscope (cathode-ray oscilloscope) Electronic instrument in which a CATHODE-RAY TUBE (CRT) system displays how quantities, such as voltage or current, vary over a period of time. The input signal is ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Pyrotechnics (2012)

(and Related Subjects) - B&W by B. J. Kosanke

The electric match under test is located inside a light-tight enclosure along with Ramp Current Power Supply Precision Resistor Electric Match Signal Conditioner Digital Oscilloscope Channel A Channel B Light-tight Enclosure Photo Detector ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Distance Learning (2009)

One thousand first-year undergraduate engineering students also experience Web-based oscilloscope experiment at the National University of Singapore (Ko et. al., 2000). This increase of utilization rate of equipment via Internet compared  ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry (2004)

by J. L. Atwood, Jonathan W. Steed

The oscilloscope records the time profile of transmitted light intensity (measured as voltage). The construction details of laser flash photolysis instruments vary between research groups. In recent years, commercial units became available.15 ' ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1983)

Volume 19 - Energy: Costing Thermal Electric Power Plants to Ethanol by John J. McKetta Jr

Oscilloscope. Oscilloscopes with two vibration measurements and key phasor inputs are very useful for reviewing time data and orbit plots of rotor shaft movement. Gross Value Vibration Meter Hand-held vibration meters are widely used for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science (2006)

by P. Somasundaran

Oscilloscope (AE waveform acquisition) SFC specimen Wideband sensor MISTRAS AE system Fig. 5 Schematic illustration of AE system with SFC specimen. The testing specimens were placed on the specially designed minitensile tester for ...

Google previewThe Wiley Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology (2010)

by Kit L. Yam

In typical HVLD systems, a package wall is nearly nonconductive Inspection Electrode Package + − − − − −−+ + + +++ Products Supporting Electrode High- Voltage Discharge Current Detector Power Supply Data Acquisition ( Oscilloscope) ...

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