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Encyclopedia of electronic components. location, presence, proximity, orientation, oscillation, force, load, human input, liquid and gas properties, light, heat, sound, electricity Volume 3 Sensors

Platt, Charles (author.). Jansson, Fredrik, (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781449334314
  • ISBN: 1449334318
  • Physical Description: print
    xxvii, 227 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Sebastopol, CA : Maker Media, Inc., 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Subtitle from cover.
"Make: makezine.com."
Includes bibliographical references (page xxvii) and index.
Each chapter is broken down into the following sections : What it does, How it works, Variants, Values, How to use it, and What can go wrong.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface -- 1. GPS -- 2. Magnetometer -- 3. Object presence sensor -- 4. Passive infrared sensor -- 5. Proximity sensor -- 6. Linear position sensor -- 7. Rotary position sensor -- 8. Tilt sensor -- 9. Gyroscope -- 10. Accelerometer -- 11. Vibration sensor -- 12. Force sensor -- 13. Single touch sensor -- 14. Touch screen -- 15. Liquid level sensor -- 16. Liquid flow rate sensor -- 17. Gas/liquid pressure sensor -- 18. Gas concentration sensor -- 19. Gas flow rate sensor -- 20. Photoresistor -- 21. Photodiode -- 22. Phototransistor -- 23. NTC thermistor -- 24. PTC thermistor -- 25. Thermocouple -- 26. RTD (resistance temperature detector) -- 27. Semiconductor temperature sensor -- 28. Infrared temperature sensor -- 29. Microphone -- 30. Current sensor -- 31. Voltage sensor -- Appendix A. Sensor output -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary, etc.: Want to know how to use an electronic component? This third book of a three-volume set includes key information on electronics parts for your projects -- complete with photographs, schematics, and diagrams. You'll learn what each one does, how it works, why it's useful, and what variants exist. No matter how much you know about electronics, you'll find fascinating details you've never come across before. Perfect for teachers, hobbyists, engineers, and students of all ages, this reference puts reliable, fact-checked information right at your fingertips -- whether you're refreshing your memory or exploring a component for the first time. Beginners will quickly grasp important concepts, and more experienced users will find the specific details their projects require. Volume 3 covers components for sensing the physical world, including light, sound, heat, motion, ambient, and electrical sensors. Unique: the first and only encyclopedia set on electronic components, distilled into three separate volumes. Incredibly detailed: includes information distilled from hundreds of sources. Easy to browse: parts are clearly organized by component type. Authoritative: fact-checked by expert advisors to ensure that the information is both current and accurate. Reliable: a more consistent source of information than online sources, product datasheets, and manufacturer's tutorials. Instructive: each component description provides details about substitutions, common problems, and workarounds. Comprehensive: Volume 1 covers power, electromagnetism, and discrete semi-conductors; Volume 2 includes integrated circuits, and light and sound sources; Volume 3 covers a range of sensing devices.
Subject: Electronic apparatus and appliances -- Encyclopedias
Detectors -- Encyclopedias
Genre: Encyclopedias.

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