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IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics and Control Instrumentation

Issue 3 • Date Aug. 1975

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  • Editorial

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s): 249
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  • Message from the President

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s): 250
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  • Control of the Laser Pattern Generator

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):251 - 255
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    The laser pattern generator uses a control algorithm derived from information theory. It is implemented by applying shaped input waveforms and predicting the output. The performance index of this complementary control is several magnitudes better than that achieved by the solution of the Riccati equation. View full abstract»

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  • Microprocessor Architecture

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):256 - 272
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    Microprocessors impact many applications as they replace logic in products, act as intelligent controllers, and even carry out functions sometimes done by minicomputer systems. There is a great deal of variability among the LSI chips, microprogrammability, instruction sets, speed, their own needs and it is necessary to match the microprocessor to the application The objective of this paper is to i... View full abstract»

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  • Automated Design of Microprocessor-Based Controllers

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):273 - 279
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    This paper describes an approach to the automated programming of microprocessors for applications in logical control. A procedure is presented for describing control-tasks by state-diagrams. A minicomputer-resident crosscompiler entitled MRS (Microprocessor Realization of State-Diagrams) is discussed; MRS enables a designer with no knowledge of programming to translate a state-diagram into a machi... View full abstract»

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  • A Software Development System for Microcomputers

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):279 - 282
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    The most common approach to microcomputer software development is to first assemble the program on the microcomputer system or cross-assemble it on a larger computer; then debug the program in the microcomputer or simulate it on another computer; and finally burn the program into a ROM or PROM. View full abstract»

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  • TOMAL: A Task-Oriented Microprocessor Applications Language

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):283 - 289
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    The advent of the microprocessor to replace special purpose digital hardware in process control applications can result in greatly reduced hardware costs. However, in taking advantage of the modularity and reliability of programmable microprocessor chips, much of the burden of tailoring a control device to its application falls on the software. Because of the relatively primitive instruction set o... View full abstract»

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  • A Microprocessor Batching System

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):290 - 295
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    This paper briefly discusses the application of microprocessors to small batching systems. A 16-ingredient sequential batching system with a weigh hopper and two mixers is used as an example. The system is broken down into four main parts, the Basic Processor containing the microcomputer, the A/D Converter Module, the Control Panel and Display, and a separate Interface Unit. Each is briefly descri... View full abstract»

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  • A Microprocessor-Controlled on-Machining Apparatus

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):295 - 300
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    An ion-milling apparatus used for surface-wave delay-line fabrication has been fitted with a work table which is positioned by a microprocessor operated computer. After the desired machining profile has been entered into the computer via a teletypewriter, the computer calculates the rate at which the work piece must be translated through the ion beam to obtain the desired profile and, by reference... View full abstract»

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  • CAMS-A Microprocessor-Controlled Container Marking System

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):300 - 302
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    A system is described which uses two microprocessors to receive label data and control a high-power laser/deflector unit to generate permanent labels on the surfaces of shipping containers. The CAMS unit is capable of generating 19 line labels with as many as 35 characters per line on fiberboard, wood, or suitably coated substrates in less than thirty seconds. The labeled area may range in size fr... View full abstract»

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  • Automation of a Brazing Process with an Intel 8008 Microprocessor

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):303 - 307
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    A production brazing machine was adapted for automatic control by an Intel 8008 microprocessor. Previously, the process was run open loop with no control whatsoever, and quality assurance suffered from poor repeatability. A noncontact temperature sensor provides feedback information to the microprocessor which manipulates the process via a stepping motor. The stepping motor regulates the power app... View full abstract»

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  • Microprocessor Utilization in Hydraulic Open-Die Forge Press Control

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):307 - 309
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    A microprocessor chip is being used to control a 3000 ton open-die forge press with two railbound manipulators for material handling during high-speed forging. The computer controls the dimension of the finished forging to 0.01 inch which necessitates overshoot compensation and per cent correction to prevent undersizing of the workpiece. Control of the manipulators involves rotational control in t... View full abstract»

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  • An Intelligent Industrial Arm Using a Microprocessor

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):309 - 314
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    A system to control a hydraulic industrial arm using a 4-bit microcomputer is described. A supervisory minicomputer can handle global routines such as scene analysis and task and trajectory planing while the microcomputer attends to the control of the arm. The microcomputer monitors arm joint positions and sensors, and maintains current joint position when no motion is desired. The supervisory min... View full abstract»

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  • A Memory-Based Microprocessor System for Discrete Machine Control

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):315 - 317
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    The requirements for economic and reliable operation of microprocessor based machine control systems in the environment of the factory floor are delineated and shown to be impacted by programming features which in turn affect memory size and type. A hardware family based on the 8080, a wide temperature non-volatile core memory and a variety of interface modules is described, and the rationale behi... View full abstract»

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  • The Microprocessor in Programmable Logic/Computing Controllers for the Industrial Environment

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):318 - 326
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    The design of programmable controllers and related support electronics has grown in complexity beyond limits considered manageable in pure hardware electronics. In some design areas, such as functional programming, the use of close to 600 IC chips including MSI-and LSI-types made modifications, updates, and troubleshooting an enormous task with heavy commitment of engineering manpower. The prolife... View full abstract»

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  • Microprocessors and Data Terminals

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):326 - 328
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    Microprocessor-based systems for message storage, data rate conversion, code conversion, multiplexing, line protocol, and general remote job entry applications are discussed in this paper. View full abstract»

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  • A Microprocessor Computational Module for Industrial Data Processing Applications

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):329 - 333
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    In many industrial applications there is a need for computational capability which can be achieved with simple programming. A microprocessor Computational Module has been developed at L & N using the Intel 8008 CPU chip. Programming the Computational Module can be easily accomplished with an L & N developed interpretive high-level language. View full abstract»

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  • A Microprocessor-Based Gauge Controller for Metals Rolling Applications

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):333 - 337
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    The metals rolling industry has for many years benefited from the use of automatic thickness controllers to produce a more uniform and salable product. Yet non-computer-based controllers have normally required operator adjustment in order to produce the best possible results over the full range of metal thickness, width, alloy and temper. A controller is described which incorporates a microprocess... View full abstract»

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  • Microprocessor Application on Board Ships

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):337 - 342
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    Through participation in several research projects concerned with the application of computers on board ships, the R & D department in Det norske Veritas has played a major part in the development of 4 different types of microprocessor units suitable for installation on board ships. These are: Condition monitoring unit for diesel engines; condition monitoring unit for mechanical conditions in stea... View full abstract»

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  • A Microprocessor-Controlled Water-Pollution monitoring System

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):342 - 345
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    A water-quality monitor was designed and built to sample water flowing over a weir in White Oak Creek near the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). ORNL is required to sample the water at regular volume intervals to determine whether it meets federal water-quality standards. Because the monitor must yield a high accuracy (0.1%) in measuring water volume and high repeatability (0.1%) of sample siz... View full abstract»

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  • A Microprocessor-Based Digital Process Controller

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):345 - 353
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    This paper describes recent advances in LSI Technology as applied to the construction of a Micro processor-based Servo Controller. A few applications are discussed after which the basic design is presented. View full abstract»

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  • Microprocessors in the Processing Plant

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):354 - 358
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    Microprocessors have filled a gap in the possible approaches to control system design. Inherent features such as low cost, small size, improved reliability and programming flexibility have contributed to the popularity of the ``computer on a chip.'' This tutorial paper surveys the microprocessor in industrial control environments. The rationale for a microprocessor design is examined in light of t... View full abstract»

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  • Microprocessors-Impact on Controls

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):359 - 360
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  • System Integration and Testing with Microprocessors-- I. Hardware Aspects

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):360 - 363
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    In the development of a microprocessor-based system, component and system checkout become a real problem. The microprocessor might be in one integrated circuit package while the random access and read-only memories occupy several different circuit packages. The data bits encoded into processor instructions, the data stored in random access memories, and the data from input/output devices all time ... View full abstract»

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  • System Integration and Testing with Microprocessors-- 11. Software Aspects

    Publication Year: 1975, Page(s):364 - 367
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    The programming and machine language of microprocessors are compared to those of minicomputers. It is shown that microprocessor software usually lacks advanced programming aides. The lack of these programmting aides hinder effective program development on systems that employ microprocessors. The conventional method of microprocessor program development on some large host computer or time sharinlg ... View full abstract»

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This Transactions ceased production in 1981. The current retitled publication is IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.

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