Handbook of Modern Sensors: Physics, Designs, and Applications 4th Edition by Jacob Fraden offers complete reference data on the properties of numerous materials and sensing elements and emphasizes units that are much less effectively-identified, whose expertise continues to be being refined, and whose use permits the measurement of variables that were beforehand inaccessible.
The Handbook’s coverage of sensors is in depth, ranging from simple photodiodes to advanced units containing elements in combination. It strikes a superb stability between a large variety of different sensor varieties and reasonable description of every to yield a book of affordable length with wonderful data on all sorts of bodily measurements.
This book is about gadgets generally known as sensors. Digital techniques, nevertheless advanced and intelligent they might be, should receive information from the skin world that is usually analog and not electrical. Sensors are interface units between varied physical values and the digital circuits who “understand” solely a language of shifting electrical charges. In other words, sensors are the eyes, ears, and noses of silicon chips.
This book is organized according to the measured variables (temperature, stress, place, etc.) that make it rather more practical and simpler to read. In this new version current ideas and developments have been added while much less necessary and non-important designs were dropped. Sections on sensible designs and use of the modern micro-machining technologies have been revised substantially.
Handbook of Modern Sensors 4th Edition may be utilized by college students, researchers considering trendy instrumentation (applied physicists and engineers), sensor designers, application engineers and technicians whose job it’s to know, select and/or design sensors for practical systems. The scope of this book is reasonably broad covering many various designs.
Some are well known, but describing them remains to be helpful for college students and those who search for a handy reference. Author presents a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the idea (physical ideas), design, and practical implementations of varied sensors for scientific, industrial, and client applications.
Handbook of Modern Sensors: Physics, Designs, and Applications [Hardcover]
Springer; 4th ed. edition (September 29, 2010)