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Testing a thermistor

  1. Jan 6, 2004 #1
    Hi please help I have to do a piece of coursework on sensors. I am testing a thermistor and my teacher mentioned something about calibration but I dunno what it is can someone help please. I have taken results for the resistances for every ten degrees from 0 to 150
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  3. Jan 6, 2004 #2


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    Emerse your sensor in a water/ice chip mix to find the value at 0C. This will calibrate your scale.
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