This chapter describes the hardware we used for the Heat Exchanger Virtual Laboratory. The hardware used was from the Armfield company. We will discuss the details of how to interface a computer with this hardware. Following details are provided in this chapter:
• Details about channel allocations,
• Significance of each channel and its signal,
• Universal serial bus interface function calls.
We have used HT30XC for this project (Figure 3.1).
The interface between the Armfield heat exchanger bench and the computer is a universal serial bus (USB) interface, meeting the standard Microsoft ...