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Sensor Basics for Precision Engineering

33rd Annual Meeting

 

Sunday – Friday, November 4 – November 9, 2018
Red Rock Casino • Resort • Spa
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Conference Chair:
Kate M. Medicus, Ruda Cardinal, Inc.


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Richard Seugling (Lawrence Livermore National Labs) and Adam Jaycox (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
Date and Time: TBA

The goal of this tutorial is to cover the fundamental properties and applications of sensors used in precision engineering. This tutorial will cover important definitions and concepts needed for Precision applications. Because of the broad spectrum of sensors available the authors will focus on fundamentals and a manageable number of key sensor technologies that are common to precision applications. Sensor types that will be discussed include displacement, environmental, force and optical. Discussion will include basics of operation and some common precision applications.
Participants of this tutorial should have a basic understanding of signals and systems including some fundamentals of precision design. Material will be tailored to engineering professionals and students with basic knowledge of electronics and engineering.