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Building a sensor and making measurements

  1. Dec 18, 2005 #1
    Hey for a project, i have to build a sensor of any sort, and then make loads of measurements to see how accurate it is ect, what do you think would be a good sensor to build. it needs to be complex but not extreme!! i am in 6th form takes A.s physics! any ideas would be greatfull.

    thanks alex!
     
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  3. Dec 20, 2005 #2

    Tom Mattson

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    Here's a great resource:

    http://www.discovercircuits.com

    Click on "Schematics" (menu bar near the top) and you will see an alphebetized list of circuit diagrams. There are many entries under "S: Sensors".

    Start by thumbing through those, and feel free to let us know which one you've chosen and if you need more help.
     
  4. Dec 21, 2005 #3
    how would i go about making one of these circuits, im what you might say a newbee lol, please help!!!

    thankyou
     
  5. Dec 22, 2005 #4

    Tom Mattson

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    Well obviously you will need to get the circuit elements, the wires, a power supply, and a breadboard, right?

    Then why did you put this in Advanced Physics?

    I'm moving it to Introductory Physics...
     
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