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Definition of the noun oscilloscope

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noun - plural: oscilloscopes

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

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  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 previewMeasurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook, Second Edition (2014)

Electromagnetic, Optical, Radiation, Chemical, and Biomedical Measurement by John G. Webster, Halit Eren

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 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 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 previewBuild Your Own Transistor Radios (2012)

A Hobbyist's Guide to High-Performance and Low-Powered Radio Circuits by Ronald Quan

An oscilloscope is a voltage-measuring device that allows one to view voltages as a function of time. This instrument is useful in measuring signals from oscillators, amplifiers, and tuned RF circuits, as well as the AM signal. But an oscilloscope ...

Google previewMeasurement and Instrumentation Principles (2001)

by Alan S Morris

An analogue storage oscilloscope is a conventional oscilloscope that has a special phosphorescent coating on its screen that...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering: A-L (2006)

by James R. Pfafflin, Edward N. Ziegler

The oscilloscope is a measuring device with complicated circuitry that allows accurate display and measurement of non-sinusoidal or complex...

Where very fast events must be recorded, an oscilloscope is an effective readout device.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microcomputers (1992)

Volume 10 - Knowledge Representation and Reasoning to The Management of Replicated Data by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

for display on a conventional oscilloscope. These systems provided for up to 8 input channels and switched ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Distance Learning, Second Edition (2009)

by Rogers, Patricia L.

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

Google previewScience Dictionary (2012)

by Seymour Simon

oscilloscope / oxidation alternating-current circuit oscillate fifty or sixty times a second. oscilloscope An instrument that shows the behavior of electric circuits on the screen of a cathode ray tube (CRT). Sound, radio waves, and even brain ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2010)

by Herman Koren

organic soil oscilloscope organic soil — A soil that contains a high percentage of organic matter throughout the solum. organic solid — (sewage) Solid matter of animal or vegetable origin including wasteproducts, dead animal matter, plant ...

Google previewDictionary of Physics (2010)

by Sanjay Yadav

storage oscilloscope: An oscilloscope that can capture a signal, especially a ...

Google previewBKSTS Illustrated Dictionary of Moving Image Technology (2013)

by Martin Uren

oscilloscope Figure O.4 Satellite orbits (drawn to scale) orientation: (1) The alignment of the long axis of magnetic particles in magnetic tape manufacture to obtain maximum sensitivity. The direction of alignment differs according to the tape ...

Google previewNewnes Dictionary of Electronics (2002)

by S W Amos, Roger Amos

In this system a pulse of RF energy was radiated from the radar and this pulse together with the reflected pulse were displayed as blips on the screen of an oscilloscope, the distance between them indicating the range. A later development ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols (2003)

by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

CRO Cathode-Ray Oscilloscope. The cathode-ray oscilloscope, also known as oscilloscope or scope is actually an instrument that comprises a cathode-ray tube to display signal waveforms on a fluorescent screen. Electronics. CRO Centri di ...

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 previewConcise Dictionary of Physics (2012)

Oscilloscope. A cathode-ray tube with associated electronic circuits that enable external voltages to deflect the electron beam of the cathode-ray tube simultaneously along both horizontal and vertical axes.

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