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capteurs inductifs fonctionnement

Principe de fonctionnement des capteurs inductifs

Article passant en revue les différents types de capteur inductif (synchros, résolveurs, capteurs RVDT, capteurs LVDT) et leur principe de fonctionnement.
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Résolveurs codeurs optiques et codeurs inductifs

Résolveurs, codeurs optiques et codeurs inductifs

Une vue d’ensemble des résolveurs, codeurs optiques et codeurs inductifs, examinant leurs avantages et inconvénients respectifs.
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Codeurs absolus et codeurs incrémentaux

Cet article vise à clarifier le jargon utilisé dans ce domaine et à examiner les avantages respectifs des codeurs incrémentaux, codeurs absolus et...
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Mesure de couple au moyen de capteurs angulaires

Cet article présente une technique de mesure de couple par capteurs angulaires qui a été utilisée pour la première fois durant les années 1950.
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Codeurs optiques et codeurs inductifs

Étude du fonctionnement des codeurs optiques et des codeurs inductifs et des forces et faiblesses relatives de chaque technique.
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Moteurs à entraînement direct et capteurs directs

L'article technique compare et oppose l'utilisation d'entraînements directs et de capteurs aux agencements de moteurs plus traditionnels...
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Introduction aux codeurs annulaires pour les pros du CAD

On peut classer les codeurs annulaires en 2 grandes catégories: incrémentaux et absolus. Les codeurs incrémentaux mesurent les changements...
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Les capteurs de position pour les nuls

Acquérir une compréhension de base des capteurs de position et de la détection de position. Ce document est destiné aux ingénieurs...
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Capteurs de position absolus ou incrémentaux

Capteurs de position absolus ou incrémentaux

Une comparaison des capteurs de position absolus et incrémentaux, avec une introduction à une technique exclusive de mesure de position inductive.
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Exactitude, précision, résolution, reproductibilité, etc

Exactitude, précision, résolution, reproductibilité. Il est impératif de maîtriser ces pour assurer une sélection judicieuse des instruments de mesure.
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Shaft encoders

Shaft Encoders & Bearingless Encoders

This short paper discusses shaft encoders and bearingless encoders; their relative merits and where design engineers might deploy each type.
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Frameless Resolvers

Frameless Resolvers versus Ring Encoders

This article discusses frameless resolvers and ring encoders; compares their merits and suggests an alternate approach.
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BiSS

BiSS – a CAD Jockey’s Guide

BiSS is a communications system used in industrial automation. It’s a way of exchanging digital data between different parts of a control system.
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Motion-controls

Ultra-Slow Motion Control

This article looks at Ultra-slow speed motion control and, in particular, the critical role of position and speed sensors.
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encoder

An Encoder Trade Secret Revealed

Trade secret which has become an unfortunate and widespread aspect of specmanship in the rotary sensor and angle encoder industry.
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Encoders Winter

Why Some Encoders Don’t Like Winter

Article investigates why optical and capactive encoders aren't suited to winter conditions and suggest alternative options.
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Custom sensors

‘Shapeability’ for Custom Position Sensor Requirements

Article investigating the role of custom position sensors and encoders for certain applications with bespoke specifications.
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capacitive sensors

A Comparison of Inductive and Capacitive Position Sensors

A comparison of capacitive sensors and inductive sensors, their relative benefits and weaknesses and new generation alternative.
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Inductively resonsant position sensors

Inductively Resonant Position Sensing

This article compares and contrasts traditional inductive position sensors and inductively resonant position sensors, also known as Incoders.
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SSI – A Masterclass for Engineers Choosing a Position Sensor

SSI – A Masterclass For Engineers Choosing a Position Sensor

This paper describes the Synchronous Serial Interface (SSI) used by many position sensors and controllers.
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Position Sensors for Safety Applications

Position Sensors for Safety Applications

Position sensors for safety applications - design approach for sensors in safety related applications covering self diagnostics, built-in-test and duplex.
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Position & Speed Sensors for High Vibration Environments

Position & Speed Sensors for High Vibration Environments

10 rules for design engineers selecting position and speed sensors that need to cope in shock and high vibration environments.
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angle conversion

Angle Conversion Tables

Angle Conversion Tables for high resolution position sensors in extreme environments.
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Why do engineers dislike potentiometers?

Why do engineers dislike potentiometers? Next generation, non-contact inductive position sensors for hostile environments.
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Traditional Inductive Position Sensors versus New Generation Zettlex Sensors

Traditional Versus New Generation Inductive Position Sensors

Traditional v New Generation Inductive Position Sensors. Non-contact, high accuracy, sensors and encoders.
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True Cost of Potentiometers

The True Cost of Potentiometers

Potentiometers are still, by far, the most commonly used position sensor. But is their reputation for low cost justified?
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tandem encoder

Tandem Encoders

Tandem Encoders - next generation inductive encoders produced in either incremental or absolute forms. Tandem Encoder can produce a digital data stream.
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angle sensor

Specification of Angle Sensors

Specification of Angle Sensors, insight into terminology for measurement performance and how to specific an angle sensor that is right for your application.
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Large diameter shaft measurement

Measuring the Rotation Angle of Large Diameter Shafts

Measuring the Rotation Angle of Large Diameter Shafts Rotary Encoder - a review of traditional approach and new, robust, more accurate inductive approach.
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Measuring Position or Speed in Harsh Environment

Measuring Position or Speed in Harsh Environments

High accuracy, non-contact inductive position sensors and encoders for measuring Position or Speed in Harsh Environments.
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inductive versus magnetic position sensors

Inductive Versus Magnetic Position Sensors

Comparison of Inductive and Magnetic Position Sensors, including Hall Effect, Magnetostrictive, Traditional Inductive and New Generation.
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Slab resolvers

Everything You Need to Know About Slab Resolvers

Reviewing slab resolvers and how they compare to optical encoders and new generation incoders for measuring position in harsh environments
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shaft speed

Accurate Measurement of Shaft Speed

Accurate Measurement of Shaft Speed, motion control; aircraft flight controls; radar antennae; and weapons control systems.
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Custom versus Standard Sensors

Custom versus Standard Sensors

Custom versus Standard Sensors - background to high resolution, precision, non-contact encoders and sensors for extreme environments.
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Choosing the right Position Sensor

Choosing the right Position Sensor

Choosing the right Position Sensor - evaluation of potentiometers, optical, magnetic, capacitive and inductive position sensors and encoders.
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Optical Encoder Accuracy

Are Optical Encoders as Accurate as you Think?

Technical article investigates optical encoder accuracy and how it compares to the new generation inductive encoders. 
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Accurate Position Measurement in Varying Temperatures

Accurate Position Measurement in Varying Temperatures

A number of tips for engineers designing for accurate position measurement in varying temperatures. 
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