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Electronic Data Collection and Analysis System



Electronic Data Collection and Analysis System


Yin Foo, Des; Foley, Margaret


E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books; Report ; 39/1992




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Power and Water Authority

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Technical Report WRD92039 Viewed at 15:07:17 on 29/07/2010 Page 189 of 192. E2. DATABASE ENTRY Data retrieved as indicated in section E1 above must undergo processing to produce a universally applicable format before transfer to the database. The processing will be undertaken using software packages such as that discussed in section 5. The deltabase will be configured as a multi level directory system. The root directory will comprise directories named as Registered borE! numbers. Processed data from diskette ,vill be transferred to sub-directories given names based on the year and the month of testing. That is, all data from the diskette directory 1234:5a91 (tested in November, 1991) will be placed in a sub-directory 91Nov. Should there be more than one test in the month, the date of commencement of the test should be attached. For example, 91Nov9 will contain results of the test on 9/11/91, "'hile 91Nov20 will contain the subsequent test. Addit.ional information should be added at the processing stage to facilitate both screen and hardcopy checking after this data is utilised. Particular details of the test may be included in the 'first line descriptor' and should be formatted as below. (a) E'irst Linl3 Descriptor The universal data format allows for a descriptive first line to be included. The following basic data (separated by commas) to be included in strict order are Data Type Pumped Bore Test type Obs. Bore pumping Rate S.W.L. Drawdown, pumping history, etc. Registered number of pumped bore Constant rate, step test, etc. Registered number of obs. bore (the pumped bore is an obs. bore) PQ~ping rate or rates in Lis Standing Water Level in metres