About the book
National Instruments’ LabVIEW can be considered as a reference point nowadays for Engineers and Scientists all around the world. Employed as a specific solution and normally coupled with NI-made or third-part hardware, or in conjunction with additional software, there is almost no laboratory or industry, which does not adopt LabVIEW as a standard.
LabVIEW is often erroneously considered as a simple tool to acquire, process and display data. On the contrary, it should be considered for what it really is: an extremely powerful and complete Programming Language. Despite its intuitive interface, LabVIEW needs to be carefully understood and its development techniques must be acquired and well known to develop professional applications, which are robust, readable, scalable and maintainable.
The present book welcomes topics as: LabVIEW in the Industry, in Automotive and Motion, In Monitoring and Controls, In Modelling and in the Educational Domain. The use of LabVIEW in Automotive as for in the Motion domain in general, underwent a big growth during last years so it is worth to dedicate a special section to this topic. A particular section, furthermore, is devoted to the Monitoring and Control Applications, in which Real-time Applications and FPGA programming, or Applications using the Datalogging and Supervisory Control Module are considered.