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What is the temperature sensor?
2015-12-08

 

A temperature sensor is a device that collect data concerning the temperature from a source and converts is to a form that can be understood either by an observer or another device. These sensor come in many different forms, and for a variety of purposes, ranging from simples home use to extremely accurate and precise scientific use. They play a very important role almost everywhere.

A more complex temperature sensor will generally be computerized for more accurate results. These, too, are sometimes used in homes for nonscientific purposes; some people keep sensors outside that wirelessly send the outside temperature to a digital display inside. In a lab, a digital sensor will typically be calibrated to be far more accurate. These devices typically take one of two forms: contact sensors measure their own temperatures after they have achieved thermal equilibrium with their environments, and noncontact sensors measure heat radiation from their environments within a given area. All heat sensors tend to have some level of error in their readings, as temperature is quite difficult to measure accurately.

A more complicated temperature sensor will generally be computers get more accurate results. These also sometimes used for non-scientific purposes families; some people kept outside sensor, wirelessly transmits the outside temperature to within a digital display. In the laboratory, digital sensors typically calibrated to a much more accurate. These devices usually take two forms: a touch sensor measuring their temperature, they have achieved thermal equilibrium with their environment, the non-contact sensor measuring the thermal radiation given area from their environment. All heat sensors tend to have an accurate measurement of the temperature error is quite difficult in some of their reading level since.

A more complicated temperature sensor will generally be computerized for more accurate results. They are sometimes used in homes for non-scientific purposes. The temperature sensors usually take two forms: contact sensors measure their own temperature after they have achieved thermal equilibrium with their environments, and noncontact sensor measure tend to have some level of error

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