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INSTRUMENTS OF PLANE. ELEMENTS AND MECHANISMS OF INSTRUMENTS. ELEMENTS. The instrument consists of four main elements: the element detector, which detects changes in the value of the physical quantity or the condition presented to it; the measuring element, which actually measures the value of the physical quantity or condition by small translational or angular displacement; the coupling member, by which the displacement increase or transmitted; the display element, the element showing the measured amount transmitted by the coupler element. MECHANISMS. The term mechanism, which refers to the four elements, and a composite is contained within a tool box unit. However since the way they are made and integrate the functions of the elements is governed by the principles of operation of an instrument. In most aircraft applications, a separation of some of the elements so that only three or two elements forming the mechanism is required. Operating a series of macanismos based on the principles of levers and rods, these are used as coupling elements following definite laws and can enter any input / output relationship required. These are mainly limited to direct pressure gauges and instruments pitot-static flight reading. MECHANISMS OF LEVER. Concideremos first the simple manometer Bourdon tube shown in a) in the sig fig. The Bourdon tube forms the sensing element and the meter; a simple joint, a lever, a quadrant and pinion form the coupling member; the display element is composed of needle and scale. | It corresponds to basic lever type, in this case being the full coupling lever element. When
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