Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 5 GPS

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. Variants

    4. Values

    5. How to Use It

    6. What Can Go Wrong

  2. Chapter 6 magnetometer

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. Variants

    4. How to Use It

    5. What Can Go Wrong

  3. Chapter 7 object presence sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. Variants

    3. Optical Detection

    4. Magnetic Sensors

    5. Reed Switch

    6. Hall-Effect Sensor

    7. Values

    8. How to Use a Hall-Effect Sensor

    9. Configuration of Object Presence Sensors

    10. Sensor Comparisons

    11. What Can Go Wrong

  4. Chapter 8 passive infrared sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. Variants

    4. What Can Go Wrong

  5. Chapter 9 proximity sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. Variants

    3. Ultrasonic Examples

    4. Infrared Examples

    5. Capacitive Displacement Sensor

    6. How It Works

    7. What Can Go Wrong with Optical and Ultrasound Proximity Sensors

  6. Chapter 10 linear position sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. What Can Go Wrong

  7. Chapter 11 rotary position sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. Potentiometers

    3. How to Use It

    4. What Can Go Wrong

  8. Chapter 12 tilt sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. Variants

    4. Tilt Sensors

    5. Values

    6. How to Use It

    7. What Can Go Wrong

  9. Chapter 13 gyroscope

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. Variants

    4. Values

    5. How to Use It

    6. What Can Go Wrong

  10. Chapter 14 accelerometer

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. Variants

    4. Values

    5. What Can Go Wrong

  11. Chapter 15 vibration sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. Variants

    3. Values

    4. How to Use It

    5. What Can Go Wrong

  12. Chapter 16 force sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. How to Use It

    4. Values

    5. What Can Go Wrong

  13. Chapter 17 single touch sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. How to Use It

    4. What Can Go Wrong

  14. Chapter 18 touch screen

    1. What It Does

    2. Variants

    3. Screens Available as Components

  15. Chapter 19 liquid level sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. What Can Go Wrong

  16. Chapter 20 liquid flow rate sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. Paddlewheel Liquid Flow Rate Sensors

    3. Turbine Flow Rate Sensors

    4. Thermal Mass Liquid Flow Rate Sensor

    5. Sliding Sleeve Liquid Flow Switch

    6. Sliding Plunger Liquid Flow Switch

    7. Ultrasonic Liquid Flow Rate Sensor

    8. Magnetic Liquid Flow Sensor

    9. Differential Pressure Liquid Flow Meter

    10. What Can Go Wrong

  17. Chapter 21 gas/liquid pressure sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. Variants

    4. What Can Go Wrong

  18. Chapter 22 gas concentration sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. Semiconductor Gas Sensors

    3. Oxygen Sensors

    4. Humidity Sensors

    5. What Can Go Wrong

  19. Chapter 23 gas flow rate sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. What Can Go Wrong

  20. Chapter 24 photoresistor

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. Variants

    4. Values

    5. How to Use It

    6. What Can Go Wrong

  21. Chapter 25 photodiode

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. Variants

    4. Values

    5. How to Use It

    6. What Can Go Wrong

  22. Chapter 26 phototransistor

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. Variants

    4. Values

    5. How to Use It

    6. What Can Go Wrong

  23. Chapter 27 NTC thermistor

    1. What It Does

    2. How an NTC Thermistor Works

    3. Inrush Current Limiter

    4. Thermistor Values

    5. What Can Go Wrong

    6. Addendum: Comparison of Temperature Sensors

  24. Chapter 28 PTC thermistor

    1. What It Does

    2. PTC Overview

    3. Silistor for Temperature Measurement

    4. Nonlinear PTC Thermistors

    5. What Can Go Wrong

  25. Chapter 29 thermocouple

    1. What It Does

    2. Thermocouple Applications

    3. How a Thermocouple Works

    4. How to Use It

    5. Thermopile

    6. What Can Go Wrong

  26. Chapter 30 RTD (resistance temperature detector)

    1. What It Does

    2. RTD Attributes

    3. How It Works

    4. Variants

    5. What Can Go Wrong

  27. Chapter 31 semiconductor temperature sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. Variants

    4. CMOS Semiconductor Temperature Sensors

    5. What Can Go Wrong

  28. Chapter 32 infrared temperature sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. Variants

    4. Values

    5. What Can Go Wrong

  29. Chapter 33 microphone

    1. What It Does

    2. How It Works

    3. Values

    4. What Can Go Wrong

  30. Chapter 34 current sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. Ammeter

    3. Series Resistor

    4. Hall-Effect Current Sensing

    5. What Can Go Wrong

  31. Chapter 35 voltage sensor

    1. What It Does

    2. Volt Meter

    3. How It Works

    4. What Can Go Wrong

  32. Appendix Sensor Output

    1. Analog Outputs