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Control Systems in Design and Technology

For many years people have developed and used tools controlled directly by people, control systems have been around for hundreds of years before computers were invented. Currently we are experiencing a challenging period of time where computer controlled technology extends human capabilities. This video aimed at Design, Engineering and Computer Studies students introduces Computer Controlled Systems, Block diagrams and applications of computer controlled systems. Open and closed loop systems, microprocessors, sensors and actuators are introduced. We look at EFTPOS machines, Robots, Manufacturing and Product Control, Multimedia Entertainment and Education and Medical applications.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2012
Duration: 19 min
Printable Resources: Yes

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