Linear Position Sensors: Theory And Application


Linear Position Sensors: Theory And Application
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The first complete resource on the theory and application of linear position sensor technology Sensor technology is an increasingly important area of research, as position sensors are being applied more and more to commercial, industrial, and automotive products and equipment. Linear Position Sensors: Theory and Application explains the theory behind the various technologies used and illustrates how they are implemented in practice. Readers will gain valuable insight into the complexities behind: Sensor specification, design, and application criteria Resistive sensors Capacitive sensors Inductive sensors LVDT sensors Hall effect sensors Magnetoresistive sensors Magnetostrictive sensors Linear encoders A recognized expert with more than two decades of professional experience in sensor development, the author provides all the necessary information for engineers or students of engineering to determine the optimum technology to use for a particular need and how to apply it.