Resources on Sensors and Actuators
For use within control and instrumentation systems, including process control, automative, embedded systems, etc.
- Self validation in process control, Roger Dettmer, IEE Review, July 2000. An interesting discussion on intelligent sensors that are capable of self-validation.
- A Student's Guide to Sensor Performance Specifications, Dennis Bernstein, appear in CSM. A basic introduction to sensors, sensitivity and static and calibration response curves.
Links to Other Resources
- Insoluble temperature-sensing problem yields innovation, John Houldsworth, ISA InTech Magazine, July 1999. (pdf) Review of temperature errors present in cold-junction compensation, including the new, patented method of eliminating cold-junction errors, and an article on temperature measurement accuracy by an end-user.