Data Aquisition and Real-Time Control Equipment

The CATS has multiple sets of real-time data acquisition and control systems based on Mathworks xPC Target and National Instrument cRIO platforms.   The CATS also has multiple commercial software packages for modeling and simulation including COMSOL finite element solver (for structural, thermal, and fluid simulations), Solidworks (for solid modeling), ZEMAX (for optical simulation and design) and MATLAB (for general numerical computation).