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1. Gas Sensors Based on Inorganic Materials: An Overview

    by K. R. Nemade, pp.1-13

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


2. Control Valve Stiction Identification, Modelling, Quantification and Control - A Review

    by Srinivasan Arumugam and Rames C. Panda, pp. 14-24

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


3. Numerical Prediction of a Bi-Directional Micro Thermal Flow Sensors

    by M. Al-Amayrah, A. Al-Salaymeh, M. Kilani, A. Delgado, pp. 25-39

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


4. The Linearity of Optical Tomography: Sensor Model and Experimental Verification

    by Siti Zarina Mohd. Muji, Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Mohd Hafiz Fazalul Rahiman, Zulkarnay Zakaria, Elmy Johana Mohamad, Mohd Safirin Karis, pp.40-46

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5. Structure Improvement and Simulation Research of a Three-dimensional Force Flexible Tactile Sensor Based on Conductive Rubber

    by Shanhong Li, Xuekun Zhuang, Fei Xu, Junxiang Ding, Feng Shuang, Yunjian Ge, pp.47-56

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


6. Modeling and Simulation of Wet Gas Flow in Venturi Flow Meter

    by Hossein Seraj, Mohd Fuaad Rahmat, Marzuki Khaled, Rubiyah Yusof and Iliya Tizhe Thuku, pp. 57-68

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7. Improvement Study of Wet Nitrocellulose Membranes Using Optical Reflectometry

    by Hariyadi Soetedjo, pp. 69-75

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8. Use of Balance Calibration Certificate to Calculate the Errors of Indication and Measurement Uncertainty in Mass Determinations Performed in Medical Laboratories

    by Adriana Vâlcu, pp. 76-88

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


9. Improved Web-based Power Quality Monitoring Instrument

    by I. Adam, A. Mohamed and H. Sanusi, pp. 89-99

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


10.Design and Fabrication of a Soil Moisture Meter Using Thermal Conductivity Properties of Soil

    by Subir Das, Biplab Bag, T. S. Sarkar, Nisar Ahmed, B. Chakraborty, pp. 100-107

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11.Numerical Study of Mechanical Stirring in Case of Yield Stress Fluid with Circular Anchor Impeller

    by Brahim Mebarki, Belkacem Draoui, Lakhdar Rahmani, Mohamed Bouanini, Mebrouk Rebhi, El hadj Benachour, pp. 108-121

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12.Computer Vision Based Smart Lane Departure Warning System for Vehicle Dynamics Control

    by Ambarish G. Mohapatra, pp. 122-135
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13.Simple Implementation of an Electronic Tongue for Taste Assessments of Food and Beverage Products

     by Abdul Hallis Abdul Aziz, Ali Yeon Md. Shakaff, Rohani Farook, Abdul Hamid Adom, Mohd Noor Ahmad and Nor Idayu Mahat, pp. 136-150

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14.Aluminum-Selective Electrode Based on (1E,2E)-N1,N2- dihydroxy )-N1,N2- bis (4-hydroxy phenyl) Oxalimidamide as a Neutral Carrier

     by Aghaie M., Esfandyar Baghdar, Fekri Lari F., Ali Kakanejadifard, Aghaie H. 151-159

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]

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Micro Analog Systems Releases Low Power Piezo Resistive Sensor Signal Interface IC


Helsinki, Finland – 06 October 2011 - Micro Analog Systems Oy has announced MAS6502, a 16-bit Piezo Resistive Sensor Signal Interface IC primarily intended for MEMS based pressure sensor modules. The device uses a ratiometric AD-converter principle employing a delta-sigma (ΔΣ) conversion technique, giving very good noise performance. Its current consumption is extremely low (2.3 μA ) and it can operate at low supply voltage from 2.0 V to 3.6 V which makes it an ideal solution for interfacing a piezo-resistive sensor in power consumption critical portable applications ...


Jan Gripsborn

VP Sales & Marketing

Micro Analog Systems Oy

Kutomotie 16, FI-00380, Helsinki Finland

Tel.:+46 708 778 110


Web: http://www.mas-oy.com

MAS6502 Piezo Resistive Sensor Signal Interface




Universal Sensors and Transducers Interfacing Circuit Now on the Market


19 September 2011, Barcelona, Spain - Technology Assistance BCNA 2010 S. L., a start-up, spin-off small-medium enterprise, has announced the global market introduction of the new Series of Universal Sensors and Transducers Interface (USTI) integrated circuit. Based on four novel patented measuring methods, the USTI IC has 29 measuring modes of all existing frequency-time parameters of electrical signal and suitable for any physical and chemical, electrical or non-electrical sensors and transducers with frequency, period, duty-cycle, pulse width modulated, phase shift and pulse number outputs. Key features are: broad input frequency range from 0.05 Hz to 9 MHz (144 MHz with predivider); programmable relative error from ±1 % to ±0.0005 % in all specified frequency range; non-redundant conversion time, scalable resolution, two identical channels and three popular sensors interfaces: RS232, SPI and I2C. In addition, the IC can be used for direct interfacing of capacitive, resistive and resistive bridge sensing elements ...


Technology Assistance BCNA 2010, S. L.

C/Riera de Tena local, nş9 local 4

08014 Barcelona, Spain

Tel.: +34 680 282 682

E-mail: info@techassist2010.com

Web: http://www.techassist2010.com

Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/techassist2010

Universal Sensors and Transducers Interface (USTI) ICs



Save on Installation Costs with Combined CO2/Temperature Measurement


E+E Elektronik has added an additional passive temperature measurement function to the tried-and-tested EE85 CO2 transmitter for precise measurement of CO2 concentrations and temperatures in HVAC applications. CO2 and temperature measurement in a single device cuts installation costs for sensors. The combined CO2 temperature transmitter is ideally suited for applications in the fields of building management and demand controlled ventilation. The elegant, compact housing enables easy installation directly at the ventilation duct using a mounting flange ...


Martin Raab

E+E Elektronik GmbH

Langwiesen 7

A-4209 Engerwitzdorf, Austria

E-mail: info@eplus.com

Web: http://www.epluse.com

EE85 CO2 transmitter



Model 4215 Smart Strain Gauge Indicator – Powerful Capabilities, Affordable Price


Electro Standards Laboratories, Cranston, RI, introduces the Model 4215 Smart Load Cell Indicator. The Model 4215 is an intelligent microprocessor-based instrument designed for the measurement and control of strain gage transducer-based systems. It combines force channels, encoder position channels, print capabilities, and RS232/485 serial communications into a versatile platform that delivers the most powerful and affordable instrumentation in its class ...


Jeannette Gouin,

Electro Standards Laboratories,

36 Western Industrial Drive, Cranston, RI 02921, USA

Tel.: 401-943-1164, fax: 401-946-5790

E-mail: eslab@ElectroStandards.com

Web: http://www.ElectroStandards.com

Model 4215 Smart Load Cell Indicator



Miniature, General Purpose Piezoelectric Accelerometer


Meggitt Sensing Systems, a Meggitt group division, has announced the global market introduction of the Endevco® model 2250A, an extremely small, adhesive mounted ISOTRON® piezoelectric accelerometer with integral electronics, designed to support high-reliability vibration measurements of mini-structures and smaller objects within aerospace, automotive, electronic product and product life cycle testing (HALT/HASS/ESS) applications. Offered with a sensitivity of 10 mV/g, the Endevco® model 2250A features high resonance frequency and wide bandwidth, with a lightweight (0.4 gm) design that effectively eliminates mass loading effects. The accelerometer incorporates Meggitt’s own Piezite® type P-8 crystal element, operating in annular shear mode, which exhibits excellent output sensitivity stability over time ...


Ms. Stacy Belanger

Product Manager

Meggitt Sensing Systems – Measurement Group

Tel: +1.949.487.7122

E-mail: stacy.belanger@meggitt.com

Web: www.meggittsensingsystems.com

Piezoelectric Accelerometer 2250A



New Board Mount Ultra-Low Pressure Sensors


Honeywell continues to expand its TruStability® Board Mount Pressure Sensor platform with a new Ultra-Low Pressure Sensor that provides industry-leading long term stability, Total Error Band (TEB), accuracy, flexibility, and high burst and working pressures. The TruStability® Ultra-Low Pressure Sensors HSC (High Accuracy Silicon Ceramic) Series and SSC (Standard Accuracy Silicon Ceramic) Series use new Honeywell proprietary technology that combines three performance factors difficult to achieve in the same product: high sensitivity with high overpressure and burst pressure ...


Robyn Seykora

Honeywell Sensing and Control

101 Columbia Road Mailstop - M6/LM Morristown

NJ 07962, USA

Tel.: (763) 954-5378

E-mail: robyn.seykora@honeywell.com

Web: http://www.honeywellnow.com

Ultra-Low Pressure Sensors



New Low-cost, General-purpose Magnetic Field Sensor and Portable Power Supply / Display Unit


The new three-axis Mag690 magnetic field sensor is suitable for a wide range of applications, including detection of magnetic materials, surveillance, navigation, and traffic detection. As well as its low cost, the sensor’s benefits include small size, good noise performance and a wide bandwidth. New unit is a portable, battery-powered device that provides power for most Bartington magnetic field sensors, including the Mag690. It also enables easy access to filtered versions of the sensor's XYZ outputs ...


Ludovic Letourneur

Technical Sales Executive

Bartington Instruments, Ltd.

Tel: +44 (0) 1993 706565

E-mail: ludovic.letourneur@bartington.com

Mag690 magnetic field sensor



Macro Sensors LVDTs Now Certified For Use On General Electric Gas Turbines


US-based sensor manufacturer Macro Sensors is now an approved LVDT supplier for General Electric (GE) gas turbines. The LVDTs are implemented for position measurement on governor valves, throttle valves, reheat/stop valves, interceptor valves, and many other control valves. While Macro Sensors has been certified for use on GE steam turbines for years, the company expanded its sensor certifications to include ATEX and CSA approval to be included on GE gas turbines ...


Eileen Otto

Macro Sensors,

7300 US Route 130 North, Pennsauken,

New Jersey 07828, USA

Tel.: (856) 662-8000, fax: (856) 317-1005

E-mail: positionsensors@macrosensors.com




High Dynamic Range Read Out Circuit for Photodiode Array


The NSC1101 is a high dynamic range read out circuit (ROIC) designed to interface with any photodiode array, through flip chip bonding. NSC1101 is of VGA format (640x512 pixels), it has a pitch of 15µm and can accept any PDA with p-on-n or n-on-p. Thanks to its Native Wide Dynamic RangeTM of more than 120 dB the sensor does not require any setting or exposure time control. NSC1101 can be used with all infrared sensing materials such as InSb, InGaAs or HgCdTe and can operate at cryogenic temperature of 80K. Other photo sensing materials such as AsGa for THz or XRay detection have been already successfully used ...


New Imaging Technologies (NIT)

1-4 impasse de la noisette, Bat D, 1er Etage

91370 Verričres le Buisson


Tel.: +33 (0)1 64 47 88 58

E-mail: info@new-imaging-technologies.com

Web: http://www.new-imaging-technologies.com/

NSC1101  read out circuit



Single-Wire 16-bit DAC for 4-to-20 mA Loops Simplifies Smart Transmitter Design


Fuerstenfeldbruck/Germany - August 17, 2011 - National Semiconductor Corp. has introduced a 16-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC) featuring a single-wire interface and 4-to-20 mA current loop drive that simplifies the design of smart transmitters used in industrial two-wire sensor.  The highly integrated DAC161P997 reduces component count and cost in factory and building automation control systems by enabling the use of a single isolation component to cross the isolation boundary. For sensing and detecting applications where galvanic isolation is not required, National’s DAC161P997 interfaces directly to a microcontroller ...


Birgit Köhler

Public Relations Specialist

National Semiconductor GmbH

Livry-Gargan-Strasse 10, 82256 Fuerstenfeldbruck

Tel: +49 (0)8141-35-1425

E-mail: birgit.koehler@nsc.com





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