Transducers and their Applications

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Figure 2 Metal electrodes [2]


For interest in the following areas, please click on the appropriate headings below:


Temperature Transducers

Mechanical Thermometers

Electrical Resistance Thermometers


Semiconductor Devices and Integrated Circuit Thermal Sensors

Radiation Thermometry

Liquid Crystal Thermometry

Displacement, Position and Motion Transducers

Potentiometric Transducer

Capacitative Potentiometers

Variable Inductance Transducers

Linear Variable Differential Transformer (LVDT)

Optical Transducers

Velocity and Acceleration Transducers

Doppler Effect

Spring Mass Accelerometer

Piezoelectric Transducers

Force Transducers


Electrical Resistance Strain Gauge

Semiconductor or Piezoresistive-Type Strain Gauge

Strain Gauge Load Cell

Optoelectric Sensors

Time of Flight Sensors

Binary Sensors

Pressure Transducers

Pressure Transducer Design

Conductive Elastomer Pressure Transducers

Pressure Sensitive Polyester Film

Flow Transducers

Pressure Gradient Flow Transducers

Magnetic Flow Transducers

Ultrasonic Flow Transducers

Laser Doppler

Thermal Transport Flow Transducers


Indicator Dilution Method


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Support for the development of this module was provided by the National Science Foundation and The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.

Please send questions or comments to Professor Ron Adrezin or Professor Daniel Raichel.