Joseph Baco


In cooperation with Rochester Institute of Technology and Eastman Kodak Company's Clinical Diagnostics Division, this thesis project describes the design of a PC-based development tool which will aid in the design and testing of electromechanical sub assemblies incorporating stepper motors. This tool will integrate the ability to perform digital I/O along with open loop stepper motor control methodologies bundled under a Windows based software package to produce a user interface aimed towards the mechanical and electrical engineering development communities. In its maximum configuration, the system consists of 8 single processor control nodes, each of which is capable of executing a control program independently or in cooperation with other nodes. The control programs which run on the nodes are written on the host PC and then downloaded to each of the processor nodes where they are then executed.

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Computer Engineering (KGCOE)


Chang, Tony


Note: imported from RIT’s Digital Media Library running on DSpace to RIT Scholar Works. Physical copy available through RIT's The Wallace Library at: TJ1317.B33 1994Assembling machines--Automatic control--Design and construction||Assembling machines--Automatic control--Data processing||Stepping motors--Design and construction--Data processing


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