August PAK Video Tip: Hardware Grounding and Electrical Noise Tutorial

PAK – MKII Hardware Grounding and Electrical Noise Tutorial

Noise and Vibration Grounding Tutorial Icon

A topic that comes up frequently at PAK support is electrical noise in measurements caused by improper sensor application or grounding techniques. This video attempts to explain the basics of hardware grounding and sensor application to prevent electrical noise. It also covers some rules of thumb for grounding setups in the PAK Measurement Setup. The topics covered are:

  • Most common source of electrical noise
  • How to identify source of electrical noise
  • Isolation of sensors
  • Isolation of connectors
  • MKII chassis grounding
  • ICP, ICT and MIC module grounding settings in PAK