TUNE YOUR LOOP: Applications of Industrial Wireless Systems

TUNE YOUR LOOP: Questions to keep you sharp.

Tune Your Loop is a series of posts consisting of questions from ISA Training Courses.

1. List the limiting factors in using a cellular telephone network for wireless data
transmission.

  1. ____________________
  2. ____________________
  3. ____________________

2. Which system is easier to initially implement?

  1. Narrowband
  2. Frequency Hopping spread spectrum
  3. Direct Sequence spread spectrum

3. List three benefits associated with having a wireless sensor.

  1. ____________________
  2. ____________________
  3. ____________________

4. Circle the name of the organization that regulates the use of the frequency
spectrum within the United States.

  1. Dept of Energy
  2. Federal Communications Commission
  3. NASA

 

What are your answers before you read ahead?

1. integration difficulties, variations in cellular telephony infrastructure, susceptibility to latency
and variable attenuation (dropouts)

2. A. Narrowband

3. Ease of installation, reduced maintenance costs, small form factors

4. B. Federal Communications Commission

 

From the ISA Course Applications of Industrial Wireless Systems (SP25C) pre-instructional survey.

 

 

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