What Is an NI ELVIS Controls Board?

The NI ELVIS Controls Board extends the capabilities of the NI Educational Laboratory Virtual Instrumentation Suite (NI ELVIS) Engineering Lab Workstation for teaching concepts in linear and nonlinear controls.

Teach Control Systems

The Quanser Controls Board for NI ELVIS III is a versatile servo system designed to teach the fundamentals of DC motor control. The board has an optional pendulum module to teach advanced topics in nonlinear control. Teaching resource topics include modeling, simulation, and model validation.

The QNET DC Motor Control Board illustrates the fundamentals of DC motor controls using the NI ELVIS platform and NI LabVIEW software. It can quickly and easily be configured to control motor position and speed as well as modeling experiments. Courseware topics include modeling, qualitative PD control, PD control to specifications, qualitative PI control, PI control to specifications, and tracking and disturbance rejection.

Teach Aerospace Control

The Quanser QNET Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) 2.0 The Quanser QNET VTOL 2.0 Board for NI ELVIS II/II+ introduces students to the fundamentals of flight dynamics and control in aerospace. Teaching resource topics include qualitative proportional integral (PI) current control, PI current control, proportional integral derivative (PID) control design, and flight control.

The QNET DC Motor Control Board illustrates the fundamentals of DC motor controls using the NI ELVIS platform and NI LabVIEW software. It can quickly and easily be configured to control motor position and speed as well as modeling experiments. Courseware topics include modeling, qualitative PD control, PD control to specifications, qualitative PI control, PI control to specifications, and tracking and disturbance rejection.

Teach Thermodynamic Fundamentals

The Quanser QNET HVAC 2.0 Board for NI ELVIS II/II+ teaches students how to design a control system that regulates temperature. Teaching resource topics include first order transfer functions, modeling, and qualitative PI control.

The QNET DC Motor Control Board illustrates the fundamentals of DC motor controls using the NI ELVIS platform and NI LabVIEW software. It can quickly and easily be configured to control motor position and speed as well as modeling experiments. Courseware topics include modeling, qualitative PD control, PD control to specifications, qualitative PI control, PI control to specifications, and tracking and disturbance rejection.

Teach Basic Control

The Quanser QNET DC Motor 2.0 Board for NI ELVIS II/II+ is a versatile servo system designed to teach the fundamentals of DC motor control. Teaching resource topics include modeling, simulation, and model validation.

The QNET DC Motor Control Board illustrates the fundamentals of DC motor controls using the NI ELVIS platform and NI LabVIEW software. It can quickly and easily be configured to control motor position and speed as well as modeling experiments. Courseware topics include modeling, qualitative PD control, PD control to specifications, qualitative PI control, PI control to specifications, and tracking and disturbance rejection.

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