Case Study Results

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Siemens Wind Power Develops a Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulator for Wind Turbine Control System Software Testing
Improving the automated testing of frequent software releases of Siemens wind turbine control systems as well as testing and verifying the wind turbine control system components in the development phase. ...

Using CompactRIO and LabVIEW to Develop an Automated Test Bench for Switchgear Life Testing
Automating a mechanical endurance/life test for circuit breakers and associated products by developing a test bench that has multiple independent test stations, can be expanded without disturbing the tests ...

Using NI CompactDAQ, CompactRIO, and LabVIEW to Create a Reliable, Cost Effective Energy Solution for Smart Grids
Creating a system for real-time forecasting of intermittent solar power and coordinated energy management.

Using NI CompactRIO to Design a Maximum Power Point Tracking Controller for Solar Energy Applications
Developing a power electronics control system to locate and track the maximum power point of a photovoltaic (PV) array and efficiently transfer power from the solar cells to the load under varying environmental ...

Simulation of Smart Power Distribution Grid
Creating a test environment for smart switching and protection devices, where faults in electricity grid can be simulated and remediation strategies can be verified.

Testing Wind Turbines for Noise Emissions With NI LabVIEW
Providing a standardized test system to measure the noise impact of wind turbines to comply with IEC 61400-11 and other standards.

Using CompactRIO and LabVIEW to Monitor and Control a Compact Spherical Tokamak for Plasma Research
Creating a small, cost-effective tokamak for the approximately 300 plasma research centers in the world to use for exploring magnetic confinement fusion, and to actively speed up the development of fusion ...

Valve Leakage Detection in Industrial Pumps
Reducing human exposure to hazardous environments by developing a system to perform maintenance inspections on industrial mud pumps used in oil and gas exploration.

Bioreactor Process Plant Powered by LabVIEW and CompactRIO
Creating a full-scale bioreactor process plant integrated with tablet-based monitoring and control to expose students to plant automation and sensor integration with mobile computing platforms.

Controlling a Hardware-in-the-Loop Grid Simulator for the World’s Most Powerful Renewable Energy Test Facility
Providing energy companies and graduate students a state-of-the-art facility to test both the mechanical and electrical characteristics of a hardware innovation prototype for any energy resource on a utility ...