Precision displacement measurement - key facts

September 2016
Engineer (00137758);Sep2016, Vol. 297 Issue 7879, p52
The article discusses the importance of selecting right measuring instruments for an application like displacement and distance sensors. It mentions that a control system or product may lack critical performance if displacement sensor does not meet with the required specification. It states on several required specification including resolution of a sensor, sample to sample repeatability, signal-to-noise ratio, offset distance, measuring range, and linearity and non-linearity of the sensors.


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