Model the characteristic curve of a resistance temperature detector (RTD) and the common standards used to characterize these devices like the alpha parameter and Callendar-Van Dusen equation.
October 23, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
Learn the basics of RTDs, namely the trade-offs of using RTD temperature sensors, the metals used in these sensors, thin film RTDs, and wire-wound RTDs.
October 09, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
Learn how analog circuits can be used to implement cold junction compensation using examples from Analog Devices and Texas Instrument's TMP35 and LM335 temperature sensors, respectively.
September 09, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
Learn about the Seebeck effect and how the Seebeck voltage and Seebeck coefficient come into play within the scope of thermocouples and temperature measurement.
August 14, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
Learn about the Seebeck effect, the Seebeck coefficient, and their relationship with temperature.
July 10, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
Learn about non-overlapping and overlapping Allan variance and how the Allan variance curve can be used to identify different types of random errors present in a signal.
July 08, 2022 by Dr. Steve Arar
In this article, we'll discuss how to use capacitive sensing to measure acceleration.
December 12, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
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