2. Physical Principles

  1. Dr. T. Ricolfi2 and
  2. Dr. J. Scholz3
  1. Ronald E. Bedford

Published Online: 20 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620159.ch2

Sensors: Thermal Sensors, Volume 4

Sensors: Thermal Sensors, Volume 4

How to Cite

Bedford, R. E. (1990) Physical Principles, in Sensors: Thermal Sensors, Volume 4 (eds T. Ricolfi and J. Scholz), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620159.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    CNR, Istituto di Metrologia, Strada delle Cacce 73, 1-10135 Torino, Italy

  2. 3

    Sensycon GmbH, Postfach 2203, D-6450 Hanau, FRG

Author Information

  1. National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 DEC 1990

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527267705

Online ISBN: 9783527620159

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Keywords:

  • photon-electron interactions;
  • temperature sensing device;
  • thermodynamic;
  • extrapolation;
  • approximately

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Concept of Temperature

  • Temperature Scales

  • Measurement of Temperature

  • Measurement of Heat Flux

  • Physical Principles for Thermal Sensors

  • Heat Flux Sensors

  • References