Transduction of Information

Course subject(s) 2. Transduction of Information

This chapter contains the following subjects;

  • What is special about transducers, sensors and actuators?
  • How are self-generating and modulating sensors different?
  • How should sensor specifications be interpreted?
  • How are strain gauges used?
  • What are my options for resistive sensor read-out?
  • How are capacitive sensors read-out?
  • What are piezo-electric sensors like and how can these be used?
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