TITLE

Simple capacitive sensors for mass measurements

AUTHOR(S)
Golnabi, Hossein
PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Mar97, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p1613
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the design and operation of two simple capacitive transducer systems. Use of a spring for the air-gap variations of a capacitor; Employment of a cantilever steel beam as a restoring element in a capacitative transducing arrangement; Performance in terms of repeatability, linearity and sensitivity; Suitability for mass measurements of medium resolution and dynamic range.
ACCESSION #
4320552

 

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