Using the LabVIEW simulations at the University of Surrey

To use the LabVIEW simulations, download the vi's from the intorduction page.

If you want to use LabVIEW on the university network on a Unix/Linux machine, open a terminal window and type in:

/vol/ee/teach/NIlabview/latest/bin/labview

This will start the LabVIEW program. Next, click Open VI to open a simulation:

Select the simulation you wish to run. Note: You must download it and save it to your local directory first.

Make sure you are in the "panel" view. It will be of a similar format to this:

If you do not see a similar screen. Then click window, and then click show panel. If it says show panel, it means that you are in the panel view already.

To start the simulation, click this button:

It is located on the top panel of controls.

To stop the simulation you can click this button:

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Richard Bigwood 2005