Accession Number:

ADA018305

Title:

The Data General Nova 800 Minicomputer as a Digital Controller.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

155.0

Abstract:

The Data General Nova 800 minicomputers is described in detail. An analysis is made of its instruction set and a description is given of available peripheral equipment. The specification criteria for AD and DA devices is discussed and the selection of specific devices is supported. The DT 1620 data acquisition system and the DT 212 DA converter are described. The interface considerations for adapting the AD and DA converters to the Nova system are discussed. Programming examples for the combined system are given. A system operation tutorial is offered which includes a programmed instruction section to efficiently familiarize the prospective user. Finally, examples of system use as a digital controller are provided. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE