The most common physical measurement made every day is temperature. It affects everything from the ice that fell from my roof this winter to the performance of semiconductors and electronic systems. One upon a time, most temperature sensors were connected by wires to a digital thermometer. Today many temperature sensors sit inside products to monitor their health.
The questions below cover the basic and the advanced. Give yourself a pat on the back, and take a long lunch if you answer all of them correctly. Answers appear on the last page.
1. Which type of temperature sensor requires cold-junction compensation?
- a and b
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