Chapter 1.2. Fundamentals: Principles of Sensors in Manufacturing

  1. Prof. Dr. Joachim Hesse2,
  2. Prof. Julian W. Gardner3 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Göpel†4
  1. D. Dornfeld

Published Online: 14 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619252.ch1b

Sensors Applications: 5 Volumes

Sensors Applications: 5 Volumes

How to Cite

Dornfeld, D. (2005) Fundamentals: Principles of Sensors in Manufacturing, in Sensors Applications: 5 Volumes (eds J. Hesse, J. W. Gardner and W. Göpel†), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619252.ch1b

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Carl Zeiss, Postfach 1380, 73447 Oberkochen, Germany

  2. 3

    University of Warwick, Division of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Coventry CV 7AL, United Kingdom

  3. 4

    Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie, Universität Tübingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 8, 72076 Tübingen, Germany

Author Information

  1. University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-5800, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 MAY 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527295654

Online ISBN: 9783527619252

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Keywords:

  • sensor classification;
  • sensor types;
  • mechanical sensors;
  • thermal sensors;
  • electrical sensors;
  • magnetic sensors;
  • radiant sensors;
  • chemical sensors;
  • signal processing;
  • sensor fusion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic sensor classification

  • Basic sensor types

    • Mechanical sensors

    • Thermal sensors

    • Electrical sensors

    • Magnetic sensors

    • Radiant sensors

    • Chemical sensors

  • New trends – signal processing and decision making

    • Background

    • Sensor fusion

  • Summary

  • References