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Webcast series: Sensor measurements fundamentals

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During this 7-part interactive webcast series you will learn the basics about common sensor and signal measurements. Each presentation will cover a specific measurement application, from theory to practice. This series is intended for engineers and scientists who need to acquire reliable and accurate measurements as part of their monitoring, test or control system.

 

DAQ

 

Data acquisition basics and technology

Learn fundamental concepts and terminology associated with data acquisition, essential sensor operating principles, and considerations for building a data acquisition system.

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Temp meas

Temperature measurements

Review measurement and device considerations to take temperature measurements using thermocouples, resistance temperature detectors (RTDs), or thermistors. Learn about sensor basics, how to connect them to your instruments, the importance of signal conditioning requirements, and how to reduce errors in your measurement system.

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Voltage

 

 

Voltage measurements

Explore the fundamentals of creating AC/DC voltage, current, and power quality/monitoring measurement systems. Also review instrumentation considerations and see a demo on how to properly connect the signals to your data acquisition system for accurate acquisition.

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pressure

Load, pressure and torque measurements

Learn about different types of sensors to measure load, pressure, and torque; how to integrate them into your measurement system; and techniques to help you get better data.

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strain

Strain measurements

Learn the basics of strain gage operations, how bridge-based measurements work, as well as possible sources of error in a strain measurement system and how to reduce or eliminate them.

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vibration

Vibration measurements

Learn about fundamental vibration concepts, various sensors and when to use them, system requirement considerations, and signal processing techniques.
encoder

Frequency and encoder measurements

Learn methods for taking frequency and encoder measurements, how to connect an encoder to the system, and how to determine the accuracy of your measurements.

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