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VSAS - Vector Sensor Acquistion System

SiPLAB, University of Algarve, Campus de Gambelas,
PT-8005-139 Faro, Portugal

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.

ACKNOWLEDGMENT: this work was supported by project WiMUST under EU H2020, contract 645141.