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位置センサの概要

位置センサの概要

当資料は工学技術者、技術者、学生―特に位置感知や位置センサの知識を至急得る必要ある人達や基礎的理解を得る必要のある人たちのために書かれております。
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誘導型センサの働き

誘導型センサの働き

誘導型センサは、位置や速度を測定するために特に過酷な環境で頻繁に使用されています。今回ZettlexのMark Howardが、様々なタイプの誘導型位置センサの作動原理と長所と短所について説明致します。
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正確度、分解能

正確度、分解能、再現性とその他特性

この記事では、位置トランスデューサに焦点を当て、いくつかの用語、そしてアプリケーションに適切な計装を指定する際の重要な考慮事項と、一般的な落とし穴のいくつかについ
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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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torque measurement

Torque measurement with angle sensors

This article reviews a technique for measuring torque with angle sensors which was first used in the 1950s is making a comeback.
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incremental encoder absolute encoders

Incremental Encoders Versus Absolute Encoders

Article reviewing incremental encoders, absolute encoders and pseudo-absolute encoders and their relative strengths and weaknesses.
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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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Ring Encoder

The CAD Jockey’s Guide to Ring Encoders

Ring Encoder refers to a device which measures angular position or speed, has a large through hole and produces an electrical signal proportional to angle.
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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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optical encoders

Optical Encoders Versus Inductive Encoders

An investigation into how optical encoders and inductive encoders work and the relative strengths and weaknesses of each technique.
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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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Direct Drives Direct Sensors

Direct Drive Motors & Direct Sensors

Technical article compares and contrasts the use of direct drives & sensors to more traditional motor arrangements - recommending a new generation sensor. 
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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?

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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Harsh Environment Application

Resolvers, Optical Encoders and Inductive Encoders

Review of Resolvers, Optical Encoders and Inductive Encoders examining the strengths and weaknesses of each and also offers some alternatives.
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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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Incremental versus Absolute

Incremental versus Absolute Sensors

A comparison of Incremental and Absolute Position Sensors with an overview to a unique non-contact inductive position sensing technique. 
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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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