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Sensors and Measurement Systems

Sensors and Measurement Systems

by Walter LangWalter Lang


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Sensors and Measurement Systems is an introduction to microsensors for engineering students in the final undergraduate or early graduate level, technicians who want to know more about the systems they are using, and anybody curious enough to want to know what microsystems and microsensors can do.

The book discusses five families of sensors:

- Thermal sensors
- Force and pressure sensors
- Inertial sensors
- Magnetic field sensors
- Flow sensors

For each sensor, theoretical, technology and application aspects are examined. The sensor function is modeled to understand sensitivity, resolution and noise. We ask ourselves: What do we want to measure? What are possible applications? How are the sensor chips made in the cleanroom? How are they mounted and integrated in a system?

After reading this book, you should be able to:
- Understand important thermal, mechanical, inertial and magnetic sensors
- Work with characterization parameters for sensors
- Choose sensors for a given application and apply them
- Understand micromachining technologies for sensors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788770220286
Publisher: River Publishers
Publication date: 01/15/2019
Series: River Publishers Series in Electronic Materials and Devices Series
Pages: 225
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Walter Lang is a Professor at University of Bremen, Germany.

Table of Contents


1. Thermal sensors

2. Sensor technology

3. Force and pressure sensors

4. Inertial sensors

5. Magnetic sensors

6. Flow sensors

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