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Andy Neil
02/09/14 16:31
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Basingstoke
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#190269 - How incredibly stupid!
Responding to: Raghunathan's previous message
Raghunathan said:
... strain gages that capture these and finally a single waveform is derived ... we don't have access to the waveform in any kind of file form. It is given as a print out

In the 21st century, that's really inexcusible! What idiot throws the original data away, and retains only a hard-copy printout?!?!

Anyhow, I guess you're stuck with it - for now at least.

I am not sure if there any way to create a look up table by scanning the sheet ?

If you scan it to a pure bitmap file, I'd have thought it shouldn't be too hard to get x,y coordinates for the plot points...?

Be sure to point out to your superiors that this would be entirely unnecessary if the source data were available. And bill accordingly!

List of 13 messages in thread
TopicAuthorDate
Random profile input      Raghunathan      02/06/14 05:25      
   waveform generation      Mahmood Elnasser      02/07/14 02:29      
      Waveform as a hard copy..      Raghunathan      02/08/14 18:40      
         image processing      Mahmood Elnasser      02/09/14 01:49      
         How incredibly stupid!      Andy Neil      02/09/14 16:31      
            You can ... I can't !!      Raghunathan      02/11/14 02:18      
               Discretion is the better part of valor      Joseph Hebert      02/11/14 09:07      
                  try and find a way to request the original data      Andy Neil      02/11/14 13:28      
                     Apology      Joseph Hebert      02/12/14 07:36      
                  One possible way forward      Raghunathan      02/15/14 21:05      
                     Real world things to consider      Mahmood Elnasser      02/16/14 09:01      
                        Image manipulation software      Andy Neil      02/16/14 11:17      
                           Do you intend to simulate this or physically emulate it?      Richard Erlacher      03/02/14 20:55      

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