3. Automatic control of multireference equipment for calibration of angle measuring instruments

Gintaras Dmitrijev1, Mindaugas Rybokas2, Ignas Petrauskas3,
Julija Juškevičiūtė4, K. T. V. Grattan5

1, 4Department of Geodesy and Cadastre, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Vilnius, Lithuania

2Department of Information Technologies, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Vilnius, Lithuania

3Department of Computer Science, Vilnius University, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics,
Vilnius, Lithuania

5Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Saulėtekio al. 11, LT-10223 Vilnius-40, Lithuania

1Corresponding author

E-mail: 1gintaras.dmitrijev@dok.vgtu.lt, 2rybokas@vgtu.lt, 3ignas.petrauskas@mif.stud.vu.lt, 5k.t.v.grattan@city.ac.uk

(Received 20 December 2012; accepted 4 March 2013)

Abstract. Testing and calibration of precise angle measurement instruments, widely used in various fields of science and technology, is a complicated and time consuming task. This paper deals with efforts to create a measuring information system which automatically controls the process of instruments calibration and collected data processing.

Keywords: calibration, angle measurements, automatic control, measuring information system, software design.

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Cite this article

Dmitrijev Gintaras, Rybokas Mindaugas, Petrauskas Ignas, Juškevičiūtė Julija, Grattan K. T. V. Automatic control of multireference equipment for calibration of angle measuring instruments. Journal of Measurements in Engineering, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2013, p. 15‑22.

 

Journal of Measurements in Engineering. March 2013, Volume 1, Issue 1
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