Measurement Fundamentals Main Page

The National Instruments Measurement Fundamentals Series, your FREE resource for technical test and measurement knowledge on the Web, presents technical content through theory, real-world examples, and interactive audiovisual tutorials. This series, organized into five general categories, is designed for a broad range of audiences, from experts who want to review a specific topic to students who need easy-to-understand documentation for their projects. Select one of the categories below to begin mastering measurement fundamentals. Visit the Test System Development Resource Library to learn how to incorporate these measurements into an automated test system.


  Analog Fundamentals
Obtain an overview of analog circuits, ground loops, noise, sampling, windowing, isolation, and proper connection schemes for measurements.
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  Digital Fundamentals
Learn about digital measurements, the nature of digital signals, and the devices you can use to generate and analyze these signals.
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  Sensor Fundamentals
See how to use a variety of sensors to acquire data.
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