Pressure Transducer

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by electrazy, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. electrazy

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    i need to know how does a pressure transducer converts a pressure into electrical energy
     
  2. bertus

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  3. leftyretro

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    There are several methods, but most use a metal diagram that the pressure pushes against. The deflection of the diagram is picked up be various transducers such as resistive strain gauges, capacitance sensors, etc, which is then converted to a electrical signal that can be measured.

    Lefty
     
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