6. The LVDT

  1. David S. Nyce

Published Online: 21 JAN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0471474282.ch6

Linear Position Sensors: Theory and Application

Linear Position Sensors: Theory and Application

How to Cite

Nyce, D. S. (2003) The LVDT, in Linear Position Sensors: Theory and Application, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471474282.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2004
  2. Published Print: 7 NOV 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471233268

Online ISBN: 9780471474289

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Keywords:

  • LVDT (linear variable differential transformer);
  • LVDT position transducers;
  • history;
  • LVDT position transducer design;
  • coils;
  • core;
  • carrier frequency;
  • demodulation;
  • signal conditioning;
  • specifications

Summary

In this chapter we discuss the LVDT position transducers. After a brief history, we then consider LVDT position transducer design. Later, we discuss carrier frequency, demodulation and signal conditioning. The chapter concludes with performance specifications and applications.