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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 69 of 192. spool and unwind the cable. Failure of the cable attachment at one end has already been experienced. 'rile commuEication software is more complicated than would be desired. Some ambiguity does exist in the menu options and is only supported by vague explanation in the handbook. An alternative to the 2.5mm audio plug and socket would be desirable as communications problems have been encountered apparently due to poor contact of the connection . .< ii) Cherryville Logger. The communications software and hardware is similar to the Torrens Logger. Comments as per Torrens Logger. The size of the logger does not permit it to be secured wi thin a boretcead of less than 250rrur, diameter. An external housinog would therefore be required in the majority of cases. 4.2.3 Other Considerations i i) Wesda1:a Logger. The logger has a memory capacity of 64000 bytes. rhis will enable storage of approximately 20000 data pairs, or 12 readings daily for 4.5 years. The logger logs at a minimum of 12 hourly (ie. twice daily) regardless of specified logging interval. continuous operation for over one month was not generally and achieved and accuracy testing limited success in faithful data connector is c:msidered inadequate transfer in the majority of interrogation procedure does information to the user. indicated variability retrieval. The type of to achieve cases and complete record the current not provide sufficient The battery consumption was not gauged and some confidence in this aspect will need to be gained before any permanent field installations are commissioned. This will have a major control on the timing of field checks. Testing has not been adequate to determine battery consumption chara,cteristics / venting efficiency/resistance to moisture