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Quiz 2 solutions_1 - surface charge, change of color, etc....

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Name______________________ Quiz 2 1. In very general terms, what is the mechanism that allows the sensing stage of a measurement system to be used in the detection of a variable of interest (whether pressure, chemical concentration, light, etc.)? The sensing mechanism is that the sensor undergoes a physical change in response to the variable, whether that change is a deflection, change in electrical conductivity, build-up of
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Unformatted text preview: surface charge, change of color, etc. In this context, physical includes chemical, electronic, biological, etc. 2. What is the role of the transducer in the detection? The transducer converts the physical change in the sensor into a measurable signal, which is usually most useful if the signal is electrical. (50 pts) (50 pts)...
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