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TUNE YOUR LOOP: Applications of Industrial Wireless Systems

TUNE YOUR LOOP: Applications of Industrial Wireless Systems

1. List the limiting factors in using a cellular telephone network for wireless data transmission. 2. Which system is easier to initially implement? 3. List three benefits associated with having a wireless sensor. 4. Circle the name of the organization that regulates the use of the frequency spectrum within the United States.   What are your […]

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TUNE YOUR LOOP: Implementing Business to MES Integration Using the ANSI/ISA95 Standard

TUNE YOUR LOOP: Implementing Business to MES Integration Using the ANSI/ISA95 Standard

1. The ISA95 standard 2. Define three resources types typically used in production activities: 3. A function is included in the control domain if (check all that apply): 4. Identify three levels within the manufacturing computer systems hierarchy.   What are your answers before you read ahead? 1. d 2. Personnel, Equipment, Materials, Segments (or Rules or Procedures) […]

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TUNE YOUR LOOP: Using RFID/RTLS to Track Industrial Assets

TUNE YOUR LOOP: Using RFID/RTLS to Track Industrial Assets

1. Identify which frequency band is being used in many wireless network systems. 2. Which RFID frequency results in the shortest tag antenna length? 3. Which technology provides the highest data rate (but at a short distance)? 4. For reliable and accurate spatial determination, how many GPS satellites should the handheld unit have “visibility” to? […]

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