sensing element


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sensing element - any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive mannersensing element - any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
metal detector - detector that gives a signal when it detects the presence of metal; used to detect the presence of stray bits of metal in food products or to find buried metal
mine detector - detector consisting of an electromagnetic device; used to locate explosive mines
electric eye, magic eye, photocell, photoconductive cell, photoelectric cell - a transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
trace detector - a screening device for traces of explosives; used at airline terminals
References in periodicals archive ?
The MP Series of harshmedia-compatible pressure transducers uses proprietary DURAsense unique packaging and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) pressure sensor integration strategy with a hermetically sealed pressure fitting at a low cost while eliminating the troublesome and highly unreliable "O-ring" popularly used to seal the sensing element from its measured media.
Slow Sensor Response: Sensing element is often placed inside protection tubes to minimize heat transfer from the heated sensing element to the cold exhaust and maximize mass transfer from the exhaust gas to the sensing element [9].
When the test frequency changes from 20 kHz to 400 kHz, the OPCM sensing element receives the amplitude and encrypts the measuring point when the amplitude suddenly increases.
The AT/ATR-MS Series AC Current Transducer combines a current sensing element and signal conditioner into a single package.
The sensing element is tiny--12.7 mm in length and 3.8 mm in diameter--and multiple elements can be ganged for detection of multiple and variable targets.
* Contains the sensing element, power and output connections, and user adjustment controls in a single NEMA 4X enclosure.
The design incorporates a micromachined variable capacitive sensing element and custom integrated circuit.
The LMK 806 series has a flush-mounted ceramic sensing element. A removable nose cone exposes the flush diaphragm for cleaning.
Zytronic develops and manufactures a range of touch sensor products that employ an embedded sensing element and are based around so-called projected capacitive technology sensing, which offers significant durability, environmental stability and optical enhancement benefits to system designers of touch interactive, industrial, self-service and public access equipment.
The Flow Detect 2000 contains the sensing element, power and output connections, and user adjustment controls in a single NEMA 4X enclosure.
Utilizing a hermetically sealed precision ceramic piezoelectric single-axis sensing element expands both the measurement resolution (additional 66 dB over typical MEMS accelerometers) and useable frequency range to 8 kHz (nearly eight times typical MEMS response).
The company's proprietary piezo-resistive MEMS technology combined with a high accuracy sensing element, low noise analog front end, and 16-bit sigma-delta analog-to-digital converter (ADC) are asserted to deliver superior performance.