Unformatted text preview: In addition, examples of special variants of
proximity sensors are described in detail.
The index at the end of the book makes it possible to look up information with the
help of key words.
When conducting practical exercises with the equipment sets of Function Package
FP 1110, an additional workbook (Order no. 529 939) with exercises and a collection
of component data sheets are available as a supplement. © Festo Didactic GmbH & Co. KG • FP 1110 9 10 © Festo Didactic GmbH & Co. KG • FP 1110 1. General notes 1.1
The importance of
sensor technology The ever increasing automation of complex production systems necessitates the use
of components which are capable of acquiring and transmitting information relating
to the production process.
Sensors fulfil these requirements and have therefore in the last few years become
increasingly important components in measuring and in open and closed loop
control technology. Sensors provide information to a controller in the form of
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This note was uploaded on 11/01/2012 for the course CHEMICAL 102 taught by Professor Jamesrodriguez during the Spring '12 term at Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena.
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