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Sensors: Measurement Concepts

$140.00

The Sensors: Measurement Concepts course is designed to provide learners in the sensor industry, including original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), salespeople, distributors, suppliers, and any other interested individuals with a basic understanding of the concepts associated with sensor measurements.

Learning Hours: 1.5

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Course Description

The Sensors: Measurement Concepts course is designed to provide learners in the sensor industry, including original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), salespeople, distributors, suppliers, and any other interested individuals with a basic understanding of the concepts associated with sensor measurements. Through helpful animations and interactives, learners are introduced to the different sensor families, sensor categories, and the measured attributes.

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Who will benefit from this Sensors course?

Quality, manufacturing, engineering, designing, purchasing, and sales functions at organizations that require an understanding of sensors.

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers understanding of key terms and concepts.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for Sensors: Measurement Concepts

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the difference between self-generating and passive sensors.
  2. Recall the various types of self-generating and passive sensors.
  3. Recognize the difference between embedded, process control, and product validation sensors.
  4. Explain why attributes are measured during sensor measurements.
Diagram depicting the function of a thermoelectric effect sensor.
Sensors: Measurement Concepts

Table of Contents

  1. Sensor Families
    1. Self-Generating Sensors
      1. Piezoelectric Effect
      2. Faraday Effect
      3. Thermoelectric Effect
        1. Thermocouple
      4. Photoelectric Effect
    2. Passive Sensors
      1. Strain Gauge
      2. RTD
      3. Thermistor
      4. LVDT
  2. Sensor Categories
    1. Embedded Sensors
    2. Process Control Sensors
    3. Product Validation Sensors
  3. Measured Attributes
    1. Force
    2. Pressure
    3. Length
    4. Strain
    5. Temperature
    6. Acceleration
    7. Time
    8. Flow Volume

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