Thermistor

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by sage sky, May 18, 2010.

  1. sage sky

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    May 15, 2010
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    Hello

    i need help finding a suitable thermistor for question in my homework the teacher wants a acutal product with these ranges
    the question is below

    Describe a solid state device which can be used to measure temperature. Specify a device suitable for installation in a wall mounted sensor for measuring temperature range 5 0c to 20 oc. typical resistance at 25 0c should be less than 1.5 kΩ

    i have used a thermistor as my soild state device but i can nopt find a thermistor product number can you please help thank you
     
  2. beenthere

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    What you do is use "thermistor" as a search term. Go into the manufacturer's sites and look for devices that meet that criterion. Here's one of several links - http://www.thermistor.com/productsNTC.php
     
  3. sage sky

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    thank you great help oh oh how does a commissioning engineer allow for tolerance of +/- 10% in thermistors?
     
  4. beenthere

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    If you need accuracy, you look for tighter specs/interchangeable devices.
     
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