2. General Principles of Sensors

  1. Dominique Placko
  1. François Lepoutre

Published Online: 12 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470612026.ch2

Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Measurement

Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Measurement

How to Cite

Lepoutre, F. (2007) General Principles of Sensors, in Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Measurement (ed D. Placko), ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470612026.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781905209392

Online ISBN: 9780470612026

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Keywords:

  • measurement chain;
  • electrical signals;
  • chemical variables;
  • analogical signals;
  • electrical charge

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General points

  • Metrological characteristics of sensors

  • Sensor calibration

  • Band pass and response time

  • Passive sensor conditioners

  • Conditioners for active sensors

  • Bibliography