Comments: download file (cintal_rep).
Ref.: SiPLAB Report 02/15, SiPLAB, University of Algarve,2015.
This report describes a project plan to define the requirements for the underwater Vector Sensor Acquisition System (VSAS) which is to be developed. This system will acquire signals from multiple accelerometer sensors and a hydro-acoustic pressure sensor based on a piezoelectric ceramic. The acquisition system will be composed of a micro-controller for acquisition, storage and streaming of the data, a multi-channel analog to digital converter, a solid state flash storage device, Ethernet and serial for communication and a power supply from batteries. The acquisition system and the batteries are to be integrated into an underwater container with external underwater connectors for the various sensors and for communication.