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Output control devices : actuators

Tasnim, Rumana and Arshad, Atika and Khan, Sheroz and Ahmed, Musse Mohamud (2011) Output control devices : actuators. In: Principle of Transducer Devices and Components. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 39-43. ISBN 978-967-418-172-7

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The wide spreading applications of aclUalon have opened up sevcf1l1 possibililie; in R"Chrdcat areas. The basic difference belWeen scnsor (e.g., thelll1Oll1Cler) and actuator can be simply referred as: sensor is able 10 measure a signal or stimulus obtaining infonnalion from the -real world- whereas aeruatoc itself can generate a signal or stimulus (see Figure 1.1). In Olher word, a transducer ean conven a physical phenomenon into an electric signal while an aeruator can convcn an electric signal 10 a physical phenomcnon

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 3930/21586
Uncontrolled Keywords: control devices, Actuators, sensor
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: dr Sheroz Khan
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2012 11:04
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2012 11:05
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/21586

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